What options do you see in the USB options when scrolling down the notification bar? I never saw any options there. Well, I found the article below which says that you must activate the Developer options which were hidden in order to get access to USB Debugging.
Here is how to activate Developer options and USB debugging when they are hidden:. Sets a tick in the checkbox to enable this feature on your Samsung Galaxy S6. You can now access the internal memory of the Galaxy S6 via USB cable and your computer to copy and paste music, videos, photos etc. This finally solved my problem. Thanks so much! Thank you very much Cesar. As you say, the problem is solved by allowing developer mode USB debugging. Anyway, once found, a simple fix. Thank you!
Some cables will charge just fine, but still will not transmit data. Look on Amazon for one that states it will. Ahh, thanks for saying this! I went back to use the old cable I had, and data is finally being transmitted! What the hell can I do? I feel like Apple has created this problem so that people will be forced to buy their phones. Thank you…after spending hours trying to solve this problem between my Samsung Tab A tablet and Apple iMac, this solution has made the Android file transfer work!
I know that Apple and Samsung are enemies but, this is ridiculous! Thanks again. Not working for Yosemite SO annoying!! Thanks so much. Never occurred to me that using Kies, which I removed from my MAC many years ago, could be the problem. Driving me nuts!
Method 1. Enable USB Debugging & Replace USB Cable
I tried everything else suggested on Android sites and nothing worked. I followed the directions, worked. I thank you. I feel for the many folks that struggle with this. Appreciate you posting the solution. Thanks a lot for the simple excellent tip. Wasted a lot of time searching and following tips given in other sites.
Only yours worked. Kudos to you! Aaaah, that was the solution! I nearly got mad finding a solution. When you mouseover the download link, the file there is kiessetup. Obviously, this is not your problem, but putting this issue aside, I suspect my issue is different. I have never owned an Android phone before I just got a new Galaxy S7 a week ago , so there would be no reason for me to have installed the Kies drivers on my Mac in the past unless they are pre-installed by Apple, which I doubt.
In addition to getting the same error message that you did on your Mac, I also get the following message on the phone:. Reconnect the USB cable and try again. To download Android File Transfer, go to https: It seems to not even recognize that Android File Transfer is installed on the Mac. I have an update on my issue.
Android FileTransfer does not work with OSX … - Pg. 4 | Samsung Galaxy S III I, I
I was having the same issue and noticed the. I am unable to download the KiesMacSetup. The link on the Samsung website downloads the Windows executable. Any suggestions on where to find the Kies for Mac? Oops, it seems like they updated the software and put the wrong link.
Mount Android as a Disk Drive in Mac OS X for Easy File Storage & Access
Try this http: Thanks for the advice. This is the only thing that finally worked. I needed to get rid of the stupid Samsung SmartSwitch software and now my wonderful Android File Transfer works again! Need help pretty please: Has anyone experienced this before and know what to do?
You sir deserve a medal. I was at the point of throwing my macbook. Not working for me on my S7 edge keep keep getting the devise is locked disconnect the usb unlock the screen and reconnect. I would have been stuck — thanks Techwalls! Thank you. This worked for me also. In my case though it was the removal of, not Kies, but Smart Switch, which was required.
Prior to that you will have to enable USB debugging on it. Make sure that your machine is running Mac OS X Restart your computer — this sometimes works magic. No luck yet? May be the issue is with your Android device? The minimal version your phone should be running is Android 3. Reboot the device. Use Android File Transfer app Now, if you have tried all the above and Android file transfer to Mac is still not happening, may be you should just go for another software. How to transfer files to Android with the help of Commander One: Download, install and launch the app.
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