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Cell Phone Pictures to your Computer

by arthurtrager / June 22, 2007 11:09 PM PDT

Enlighten me please. How do you get pictures taken with a cell phone on to your computer for printing and saving? I am a little bit savvy with a computer so my neighbor came to me with his new cell phone which had a couple of pictures he had taken and asked me that question. After reading all the instructions that came with the phone there is not one word about transferring the photos. (LG-Model CG225) I am still dumb founded.

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Cell Phone Pictures to your Computer
by mercybeth / June 23, 2007 12:41 AM PDT

First you'll need a usb cable that will fit your phone, usually the web site for your phone (or phone carrier) will have those under "accessories", then you'll need a software application. I use "Data Pilot", but I've heard there are some phones that don't even require extra software. I suggest going online and reading everything about your phone. Sometimes the manual that comes with doesn't explain it all. After you've connected your phone to the computer via that usb cable, you should be able to transfer your photos over. Hope this helps.

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no no no
by necrix / June 23, 2007 1:45 PM PDT

all you need to do (if your phone is capable of PIX messages) is to send the pictures in a PIX message to your email, then just save the pictures on your computer. to make things easy, just add your email as a contact (you can do the @ key with symbols).

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Yes, Yes, Yes
by arthurtrager / June 23, 2007 9:52 PM PDT
In reply to: no no no

Could you give a little more information or where could I go to read more about sending text messages and exactly how do you attach the photo to the message.

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Re: sending messages
by Kees Bakker / June 24, 2007 1:42 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes, Yes, Yes
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I did on my daughters Samsung ...
by Kees Bakker / June 23, 2007 9:27 PM PDT

not via a USB-cable but with the IR port on the phone and a IR receiver on the PC. Bluetooth might be a possibility also. Depends on the phone (I didn't lookup the specs) and on the PC.

And, yes, I needed some special data exchange software that Samsung cleverly hided somewhere on the web. But I must admit, I didn't ask my daughter if there was a CD with the phone when she bought it.

Good luck,


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