How to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a PC

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How to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a PC?

Your Alcatel Idol 4S refuses to let you use the camera because of storage problems ? It can happen when your Alcatel Idol 4S has too many medias on it and a small internal memory.

This is why we chose to teach you about how to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a computer, for example, through a dedicated application, so you can normally use your Alcatel Idol 4S again.

Transfer photos with a USB cable from your Alcatel Idol 4S to your computer

You normally received a USB cable in the same box as your Alcatel Idol 4S when you bought it.

The USB cable can either recharge your Alcatel Idol 4S or connect it to your computer.

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To transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a computer make sure your device and your computer are powered, and create a new folder on your computer that will receive the photos.

Then connect your phone, with the cable, to your computer.

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Your phone appears then as a removable disk. Click on it’s file, either called “Removable disk” or “Alcatel Idol 4S”. The file “internal storage” or “phone” is the one you want to open to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a computer. Every picture of your Alcatel Idol 4S is in this folder.

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Now select them and drag them to the new file on your computer.

You can now delete them from your Alcatel Idol 4S.

Transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to your computer via memory card

You may have in your Alcatel Idol 4S an external memory card in which you saved pictures or apps.

If you want to transfer your phone’s photos onto that card, you can do so. First, you could simply do it via a dedicated application.

Otherwise, simply select a picture on your phone, and choose to move it onto the “SD card” in the picture’s “Option” menu. To transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S memory card to a computer, you must turn off your device and take out the memory card.

Then put it in the proper card reader of your computer.

Memory cards on phone are Micro SD cards, you need an SD card converter, often sold with the Micro SD card, so your computer can read it.

If your computer doesn’t have a card reader, you can buy one in a specialized store or online.

At last, to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a computer, just open the memory card file on your computer, select the photos you’d like to transfer, and drag them to a new file on your computer.

Using sharing options on your Alcatel Idol 4S and computer

Here are ways to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a computer using the sharing options of your devices.

Transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to your computer via Bluetooth

To do so, you need to make sure your computer has a Bluetooth option.

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If so, turn the Bluetooth in the “Settings” menu”. Do the same for your Alcatel Idol 4S, or simply use a dedicated application. You now have to pair your devices together.

When you turned the Bluetooth on your Alcatel Idol 4S, menu appeared, searching for other devices connected via Bluetooth. Find your computer’s name and select it.

Wait a few seconds, and the two will be paired ! Once it is done, go to “Gallery” and select the photos you want to transfer.

Then, tap on the “Share” icon represented by two dots connected to one.

Select “Bluetooth”, then your computer’s name.

Now wait, your photos are transferring!

Transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to your computer via email

To transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to your computer via email, you need to make sure your Alcatel Idol 4S has access to internet.

First go to “Gallery” and select the photos you want to transfer.

Then, tap on the “Share” icon represented by two dots connected to one.

Select “Email” or the emailing app you use.

In the “Recipient” section, type your own email address, and send.

Now go to your computer and connect yourself to your email account.

Open your new message from you, and download the photos on your computer.

Using Google Drive

Using Google Drive to transfer photos from your Alcatel Idol 4S to a computer is an easy thing to do. You first need to verify you have the “Drive” app from Google on your Alcatel Idol 4S, if you don’t, go download it from the Google Play Store.

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You will also need to have access to it on your computer, which requires you to have a Gmail account.

Once you’ve overcome these issues, go to “Gallery” and select the photos you want to transfer.

Then, tap on the “Share” icon represented by two dots connected to one.

Select “Save to Drive”. You will be redirected to the “Save to Drive” menu in which you can choose the folder you save your photos in.

Select it, then wait.

Your photos are on your Drive ! Now go on your computer and open your Gmail account.

Click on the “Google apps” menu represented by a square made of nine squares, and click on “Drive”. At last, go to the folder you saved your photos in, and download them on your computer.