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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by andya23, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. andya23

    andya23 Lurker
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    Last night I dropped my phone and the screen got messed up. The touch screen function does not work at all. I need photos off the phone to get paid for a few projects that I completed just before I dropped the phone.

    The problem is that my phone has a lock code on it and since the touch screen is not working I can not enter the password to unlock it to mount it as a disk drive.

    Is there a program that I can use to sync that will allow me to enter the password for the phone as I do know my password.

    Hopefully someone can help me out!



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  2. john_g

    john_g Android Enthusiast

    Regarding the photos, if they were stored on the micro SD card, you can always use a computer and card reader to retrieve them.
  3. fdbryant3

    fdbryant3 Android Expert

    If you plug your phone into a PC via USB then both your internal and microSD cards should show up on the PC and you should be able to copy your files off.
  4. Since the phone is password protected so are the files, not sure this method will work. When I had my phone locked via the pattern method I would have to input the pattern on the S3 before being able to access the files on the phone via usb on my laptop. The password would eventually timeout and need to be re-entered as well.
  5. andya23

    andya23 Lurker
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    Yes exactly and that is the problem. I have insurance on the phone but they said they will not cover just a screen replacement, that they would send a new phone so I would still lose the photos. My old htc used to have a sync program with it and when the phone was locked it would pop up a prompt to unlock the phone, which I could do with the keyboard on the computer to do so.
  6. neil154

    neil154 Android Enthusiast

    Kies and kies air will sync photos but I do not know if the screen lock will prevent sync but it is worth a try.

    Also there is a app called FolderSync lite which will sync specific folders between PC and S3 but again do not know about the screen lock

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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