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How to transfer photos from cell phone to computer

by ebayteacher / November 1, 2007 11:02 PM PDT

I've been told this can't be done....anyone up to the challenge?

My son has a Samsung A640 phone. We've recently changed phones and carriers and he is having a meltdown because I want to sell the Samsung phone and he has pictures he wants to keep but can't retreive. Is there anyway to get these pics off his phone??

Help a mom look like a super-hero.

Thanks in advance!

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You can buy software and a USB cable for about $40
by UK135 / November 2, 2007 2:17 AM PDT

I looked it up on and there are places that sell Samsung syncing software with a usb cord. I'd give you the site names, but that's against the rules here.

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Did you try
by PudgyOne / November 2, 2007 3:18 AM PDT

to Bluetooth the pictures from the Samsung phone to the new phone, if the new phone has Bluetooth capabilities.


Bluetooth the pictures from the Samsung phone to someone that has Bluetooth capabilities, then picture message the pictures to the new phone, remember standard picture messaging charges will apply.


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Re: copying from Samsung phone
by Kees Bakker / November 2, 2007 5:20 AM PDT

Samsung offers a free download of a product called PC Studio 3.1, that you can use for this. It's on

It doesn't list the A640 as compatible. I've used an older version to transfer pictures from my daughters D600 via IR to a PC. So it might be worth a try.

Hope this helps.


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Cell phone picture sent to your home computer
by Meganolia / November 2, 2007 8:04 AM PDT

I do this all the time.

My Images (I pick the pic here)

There are two ways to address the picture message.

You type it in with the format "abc" and by using the "symbols" for the @.

You go into your Contacts and store their email addresses for senders you most use. There is usually a storage place for the emails just like their telephone is stored. I have one that only stores my email address. Who wants to type it every single time?

After I pick my pic, I either use my contacts list or type it in. Then click send.

Also, your user guides that come with your phones will tell you how Happy

God bless!

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That's nice
by PudgyOne / November 2, 2007 9:34 AM PDT

but they no longer have service on that phone, according to their post.


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