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How to Transfer Photos from Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Computer

The latest flagship of Samsung Galaxy Note series is coming, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, ships with the upgraded dual camera system and infinity display, which we have seen from the Samsung Galaxy S8 not long ago. Generally, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is good but no killer features, it's very alike with the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. However, if you are an loyal Samsung Galaxy Note addict, it really doesn't matter, the S-Pen, the big screen size, the refined cameras, make it a typical Samsung Galaxy Note flagship, after all, we have waited for long for a new Samsung Galaxy Note phone to come, please forget about the Note 7.

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The upgraded dual camera system on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are similar but better than Apple iPhone 7 Plus, it could be the best one before Apple's new iPhone 8 released. With this tricky dual camera system and the new portrait mode, I bet you will love shooting photos and videos with Samsung Galaxy Note 8. When you have taken bunch of photos with Note 8, you'd better take a copy of your photos on computer. On the one hand, it helps you save phone storage, on the other hand, you can view or edit these photos on computer. And how to seamlessly transfer photos from Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to your computer? This tutorial will show you the great idea. Keep on reading.

Method 1: Transfer Samsung Galaxy Note 8 photos to computer with USB cable

Actually, for Android devices, you can always transfer photos and pictures to computer with just an USB cable, it couldn't be much easier. Follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to computer with USB cable, if it was your first time connecting your device to computer, your computer would install a driver automatically.

  • Step 2: After the driver successfully installed, your Note 8 would be recognized as a portable device.

  • Step 3: On your computer, open Computer > Galaxy Note 8, find DCIM folder, where all you camera rolls are saved. And other pictures are saved on Pictures folder.

  • Step 4:Open the DCIM folder or Pictures folder, find the photos, then copy them to your computer, or drag and drop them to your PC.

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Pros: Easy, seamless, without any other tools. Cons: Old-fashion, slow, without preview interface, no 1-click transfer.

Method 2: Sync Galaxy Note 8 photos with computer via free Samsung Phone Manager

Syncios Samsung Manager is a free and handy program, with which you can easily transfer photos on your Galaxy Note 8 to computer. With an visual interface, you are allowed to preview, edit, delete and transfer the photos on your phone, super convenient. Find the details below:

  • Step 1: Download and install Syncios Samsung Manager on your computer from below, launch it, then connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to computer with USB cable.
  • Step 2: Turn on USB debugging mode on your device under Settings > Developer option. After that, Syncios would detect your device.
  • Step 3: Five categories will be listed on the left of the panel, simply click on Photos option, then Syncios would display all your photos and pictures.
  • Step 4: To transfer photos to your computer, simply select your desired photos, then click on Export button, and set the location, all selected photos would be transferred to your computer.

Win Version

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Pros: Free, easy, seamless, preview interface. Cons: No 1-click transfer.

Method 3: 1-click transfer all photos and pictures from Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to PC

How about one-click transferring all photos to PC? Syncios Samsung Data Transfer only takes you ONE CLICK to move all DCIM photos, pictures, videos from your Note 8 to computer without any quality loss, fast and powerful. Details are following:

Win Version
Mac Version

Pros: Easy, seamless, fast, 1-click transfer. Cons: No preview interface.

1-click transfer photos from Samsung note 8 to pc

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