How to Put Movies on Galaxy Tab 3

Three Parts:Enabling MTP on Your TabletConnecting Your Tablet to the ComputerAccessing Your Internal Storage and Transfer

The Galaxy Tab 3 line is a series of tablets by Samsung. If you have ever wanted to watch a movie that you have on your computer, on your Galaxy Tab 3, you can easily transfer your movie to the Tab's internal memory. Transferring a movie file from your computer to your tablet is done in a similar way across most operating systems, so the process should apply to the operating system you use on your computer.

Part 1
Enabling MTP on Your Tablet

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    Drag your finger down from the top edge of the home screen. This should show you your notifications bar.
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    Go to the Settings menu. Tap the gear icon at the upper right to take you to the Settings menu.
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    Tap on “USB Settings” under the Connections tab.
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    Make sure that the MTP check box is ticked. If not, tap on the check box to tick it.

Part 2
Connecting Your Tablet to the Computer

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    Connect the micro USB jack, which is the small one, into your tablet. The port should be at the bottom of your tablet.
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    Plug in the USB 2.0 jack into a free USB 2.0 port on your computer. Your computer should display a notification at the lower right for Windows, and the upper right for Mac, indicating a device is connected.

Part 3
Accessing Your Internal Storage and Transfer

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    Go to My Computer to access your tablet’s memory. On Mac, the tablet should appear on the desktop.
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    Click on your tablet from the list of accessible drives. You should then be taken to the device’s memory.
    • If you have a memory card installed in your tablet, another directory will appear beside the “Internal memory” folder. Click that if you want to transfer the movie into the memory card.
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    Look for your movie file. Once you’re at the desired directory where you want to place the movie, open the directory where your movie is located.
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    Copy the file. Right-click on the file, then click “Copy” on the context menu that pops up.
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    Transfer the file. Go back to the desired directory on your tablet, and right-click on a blank space. Then select “Paste” on the context menu that appears.
    • The file should then transfer into your tablet’s memory, after which you can unplug your device from the computer and access the file.
    • DO NOT unplug the device while the computer is still transferring the movie file. This can cause data corruption. Wait for the transfer to finish, which you will know when the progress bar disappears and the file is present in the tablet’s directory.

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