How to Manage Samsung Galaxy S3 on PC/Mac
I'm a big fan of Samsung smart phone, and I particularly like the Samsung Galaxy series. Recently I found something inconvenient when I was playing with my Samsung Galaxy S3, then I tried to manage it on computer. However, I failed to view my contacts and text messages when I connected my mobile phone to computer via USB. Do you know what's wrong with my Samsung device? Can you give me any advice to help manage Samsung Galaxy S3 on PC? Thanks a lot!
There is no denying that Samsung phone has become one of the most popular smart phones all around the world. As a strong opponent to iPhone, Samsung has released several competitive models, such as Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note, and so on. In contrast to iPhone, Samsung mobile phone uses an open-source operating system - Android, so that users are able to transfer media files that are saved on the SD card between Samsung device and computer at will. However, when it comes to the contacts and text messages that are stored on the internal phone memory or SIM card, this is not the case. In order to successfully control Samsung Galaxy S3 on Mac or Windows computer, I suggest you to try this Coolmuster Samsung Galaxy Desktop Manager.
As a good assistant, this Samsung Galaxy Desktop Manager software helps remove all the restrictions of accessing Samsung phone data on computer, so that you are able to preview every detail of your phone and completely manage Samsung Galaxy S3 on PC. In addition, this program can also act as a backup assistant. With it, you can save the whole contacts and messages to computer without losing any info. By the way, if you have kept your Samsung mobile phone for some days, I suggest you to keep a backup file of those important data in case of accidental data loss.
Apart from these, this program has more useful features, you can try it by yourself. There are two free trial versions for Windows and Mac users, you can choose to download the right one according to your computer system.
Steps to Manage Samsung Galaxy S2/S3/S4/Note on Computer/PC
Note: As you know, this program has both Windows and Mac versions, and this guide will show you some screen shots of Windows version, if you are a Mac user, you can follow the similar steps to control Samsung Galaxy S3 on Mac.
Step 1. Connect Samsung Galaxy S3 to PC and Operate the Program
First of all, connect Samsung Galaxy S3 to computer via a USB cable. Then install and launch the Samsung Galaxy Desktop Manager program on computer. Soon you will get a menu as following, which is to remind you to enable USB debugging on your phone. Then this program will detect your Samsung device soon.
Step 2. Wait for Scanning Samsung Phone Files
In this step, you just need to wait for a moment patiently, as this program will automatically install USB driver on your computer and scan your Samsung mobile phone data after it recognizes your phone successfully.
Step 3. Preview Files and Freely Manage Samsung Galaxy S3 on PC
Now you can preview and manage any file on your Samsung Galaxy S3. Take the contacts as an example. Touch the "Contacts" option and then press "All contacts", you will get all contacts arranged with name, phone number and message number. Meanwhile, there are some options on the menu available for you. You are able to add, delete, edit, backup contacts by touching the "New", "Delete", "Modify" and "Backup" button accordingly.
What's more, this program also allows you to directly send text messages to others, and you can click the "Send" icon to add phone numbers and edit SMS. How about this Samsung Galaxy Desktop Manager? Just have a try by yourself.