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3 Easy Ways to Transfer Images from Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+ to A USB Drive

Taking photos should be convenient since almost everyone owns a smart phone. Mobile phones play an important part on our daily life. Its camera captures those wonderful moments for reminding you of every previous period. However, while a lot of photos being taken, your Samsung storage will be insufficient.

You may think about transferring photos to your computer, another phone or an external memory device like flash drive for the need to free up space. Flash drive is a simple tool to save files, which can be used to make a backup for your photos, or share photos with friends or family, or transfer photos from Samsung to another device. No matter which kind of demands you have, this guide can render you a great solution.


Method 1. Transfer Images from Samsung Galaxy S10 to A USB Drive via USB Cable

Android users know they can move phone data via an USB cable easily. Android users could transfer data between phone and computer without any help. It's more flexible compared to iPhone. That's why people choose an Android phone over a iPhone.

Step 1 : Firstly, you need to connect Samsung Galaxy S10 to computer with its USB cable properly. Check your phone screen if any permission message pops up.

Step 2 : You should change the connection mode, otherwise your phone data could not be detected. On Galaxy S10, swipe down from the top of the screen, choose connection mode for data loading. Click on 'Touch for other USB options', choose to connect as "Media device(MTP)".

Step 3 : Now your Galaxy S10 is connected well. On PC, navigate to This PC and you'll find Samsung device under "Portable Devices". Open it then search all photo folders among hundreds of file folders. Copy image folders from Galaxy S10 to computer. Then connect your USB drive to computer and move those folders to it.

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Method 2: Export and Import Samsung Galaxy S10 photos Selectively

Also, you can seek for the help from Syncios Mobile Manager in order to transfer photos from Samsung Galaxy S10 to flash drive. It's a professional and useful Android data management tool. No worry about the burdensome search for the photo files in numerous folders, by utilizing Syncios Mobile Manager, you can have the best solution on how to transfer photos from Samsung to flash drive.

Step 1 Install Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer. Start the program after installation. Enable USB debugging mode on your Samsung Galaxy S10. Then connect Samsung to computer with its USB cable.

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Step 2 Firstly, we export photos and pictures from Samsung Galaxy S10 to PC. On the main interface of Syncios, navigate to Photos after data loading. All your photos on Samsung will be categorized based on its original folder. You can quickly find the photos you need. You can selectively transfer photos to the flash drive. Besides, you can preview the photos and select those you want to transfer. Choose photos or a photo album you need then click on Export to copy those photos to computer.

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Step 4 Now you are allowed to check those photos on your computer. Then move them to your USB drive. Just copy those photos to computer and import them to Samsung phone when you need in the future.


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Method 3: 1-click to Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy S10 photos

By using Syncios Data Transfer, you can also transfer images to a USB drive quickly. If you've stored thounsands of images, you'd better transfer them with Syncios Data Transfer. It provides you an effective solution when it comes to thousands of photos. It only takes one click to move all DCIM photos, pictures from your S10 to computer without any quality loss, fast and powerful. Besides, you are able to make a quick photo backup of another phone, then check those photos to keep some photos you need and restore them to your S10 simply.

Step 1 Install Syncios Data Transfer on a Windows PC or a Mac, launch it. Or open Syncios Manager and go to Toolkit > Phone Transfer. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S10 to computer and choose Backup mode from Syncios start-up interface. Tap on Next

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Step 2 All the Samsung data can be managed on Syncios Data Transfer for Android like photos, contacts, call logs, music, audios, messages, videos, bookmarks, apps and so on. Firstly, we transfer photos and pictures to computer. Select Camera Roll and Photo Library and wait for data loading. After data loading, you are able to hit Next button to copy your Samsung photos to computer.

Step 3 Now, Syncios has transferred all photos from Galaxy S10 to PC. Check those photos on PC. Plug in your USB drive to computer and move those photos to it.

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Tips: If you need to restore the saved photos from PC. Connect your device to PC, them go to Restore > Syncios Backup. Select the backup and restore it to your connected device.

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The End: There are various ways to transfer photos and pictures from Samsung Galaxy S10 to a USB drive. But this article provide you the best 2 ways. By using Syncios Manager or Syncios Data Transfer, you can get a perfect and flawless result.


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