You always email yourself photos and videos that you’ve stored on your Samsung Galaxy Tab, but a faster way to transfer files (in both directions) is to connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab to your computer with the USB cable.
The first time you connect it, you should see a window that contains a few files. Tap the Samsung_Mobile_USB_Driver.exe file and follow the instructions. When the driver is installed, you see a screen like the following Figure.
Now, any time you connect the Samsung Galaxy Tab to your Windows PC, you see a screen appear on the Samsung Galaxy Tab like the following Figure.You must mount the Samsung Galaxy Tab to gain access to its storage.
When asked if you want to turn on USB Storage, tap the Mount button.
On your Windows PC, you then see a screen like the one in following figure.
Read all app alerts before continuing with a download.
Tap the Open Folder to View Files option. You are then given access to the Samsung Galaxy Tab’s storage.
Photos and videos taken with your Samsung Galaxy Tab are stored in the DCIM folder under a subfolder titled Camera. Screenshots that you’ve taken are stored in the ScreenCapture folder. Any digital books or magazines that you’ve purchased with the Kindle app are in the Kindle folder.
Additional apps that you download and install might add their own folders to this structure. You might have to do some hunting to locate files you want to transfer or back up to your Windows PC. Likewise, you can easily transfer photos, videos, and other files to your Samsung Galaxy Tab by performing drag-and-drop actions or copy and pasting files from your PC to the Samsung Galaxy Tab.
The file structure for the Samsung Galaxy Tab.