Samsung File Transfer for Mac - How to Transfer Samsung Files on Mac?

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In this year, Samsung released Samsung Galaxy S10 and clamed to bring out its first 5G mobile phone in this summer. It attracts more and more users with Samsung phone upgrading every year. When it comes to backup Samsung files to the computer, most of Samsung users find it easy to transfer files to Windows computer/PC, but some users look for Samsung file transfer for Mac.

That is why we post this article. We hope Mac users can find an effective way to transfer files with these Samsung to Mac transfer tools.

Part 1. Easily Transfer Files with Professional Samsung File Transfer for Mac

Samsung Messages Backup is one of the best Professional Samsung file transfer tools on the market. Its Mac version can help users to manage their Samsung phone on the computer conveniently. With no technical background required, you can use this program easily.

The Key Features of Samsung Messages Backup for Mac

- Support to transfer contacts, call logs, SMS, photos, videos, music, books, and apps between Android phone and Mac.

- Support almost all Android phones on the market, including Samsung Galaxy, LG, Sony, Huawei, Xiaomi, HTC and so on (the latest Samsung Galaxy S10 is also included).

- Support to edit contacts and send/read SMS on the computer.

- Preview and delete files in batches.

- One click backup & restore your Samsung phone.

- 100% clean & safe. No data leaking out, no data loss.

How to Perform Samsung File Transfer on Mac with Samsung Messages Backup?

Please download the Mac version and launch the program on your Mac.

#1. Select what you like to transfer on Mac

Step 1. Connect Samsung phone to Mac via a USB cable. You can see the interface as below to show you a brief tutorial to enable USB debugging on your Samsung phone. Please go with it.

connect samsung to mac and enable usb debugging on samsung phone

Step 2. Follow the prompts to make the program recognize your Samsung phone. Once done, you can enter the main interface as below. All the detected files are sorted in different folders on the left panel.

enter main interface of samsung file transfer mac

Step 3. Please open the folder that contains your wanted files. Preview the items on the interface and select the files that you want to transfer to Mac by ticking on the boxes. You can choose a part of files or all the items as you need.

preview and select files

Step 4. Click Export to transfer the chosen files from Samsung to Mac.

If you like to transfer music from Mac to Samsung, you can click Import to select files from a local folder and go with the simple prompts to transfer files to Samsung phone.

transfer samsung files to mac

#2. One click backup your Samsung phone on Mac

Step 1. After entering the main interface, please go to Super Toolkit on the top menu bar. On this interface, you can see two features for one-click backup and restore.

go to super toolkit for one click backup and restore

Step 2. Tap on the Backup button, tick on the contents you want to backup and choose a local folder to store the backups. Then click Back Up to start the process.

If you need to restore Samsung phone from a backup by one click, you can tap on Restore and select the backup record on your Mac. Then click Restore to retrieve files to your Samsung Galaxy.

one click backup samsung phone to mac

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Part 2. Official Samsung to Mac Transfer - Samsung Smart Switch

Samsung Smart Switch is a popular Samsung file transfer for Samsung users. The program developed its Mac version to help Mac users transfer Samsung files. With it, you can transfer contacts, call logs, messages, videos, photos, notes, calendars, device settings, and other files on Mac. The software supports Blackberry, iOS, and Android devices.

It allows you to sync contacts and calendars to the computer, backup & restore your whole Samsung device, or selectively backup a part of files to your Mac. However, it may be a little hard for some users to find out a file to transfer from the internal memory, because it does not support to preview the files before data transferring.

Here are the steps to transfer files with Samsung Smart Switch on Mac:

Free download Samsung Smart Switch here.

Step 1. Connect Samsung phone to your Mac via a USB cable.

Step 2. Launch the program on the Mac. You need to unlock your phone if it is locked. If it prompts you whether to allow access to the phone data, just click ALLOW on your Samsung Galaxy. Then, the program will recognize your Samsung Galaxy.

open samsung smart switch on mac

Step 3. On the main interface, you can click on the name of your phone, and you can see a folder beside the Internal memory, just open it.

open the folder next to the internal memory

Step 4. After open the internal memory, you can see a list of files. Please go to the folder that contains your wanted contents. Simply choose the items, drag them to a local folder. And the files you have chosen are now transferred to the Mac.

select files to copy from samsung phone to mac

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Part 3. Using A USB Cable with The Help of Android File Transfer

When it comes to transfer 10 pieces of photos, several media files or documents to the Mac, you can use Android File Transfer to help you find out your wanted Samsung files on the Mac. All you need is a USB cable and downloading Android File Transfer on your Mac.

However, contacts, call logs and text messages are not supported in this way. What's more, it may be a bit hard for some users to find out their wanted files for transferring.

Here's how:

Step 1. Download Android File Transfer on the Mac. Once done, drag it to the Applications folder.

Step 2. Connect Samsung device to the Mac via a USB cable. Please make sure that your device is unlocked. The software will detect your phone automatically. After that, you can see the name of your phone on the program interface on Mac.

Step 3. Click your device's name, you can see a list of files. Now please open a folder and select the items that you want to copy, drag them to a local folder. You can even drag and drop a folder from Samsung to the Mac. And the files you have chosen are now transferred to the computer.

android file transfer helps to select samsung files on mac

Wrapping Up

This article covers two free tools (Smart Switch & Android File Transfer) and a professional Samsung file transfer software for Mac users to transfer files. However, the free tools are not user-friendly when you need to find out the files from a list of folders to copy to the Mac. Samsung Messages Backup can help you choose files much more effectively. Why not have a try:

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