How to Transfer Photos From a Motorola Razr to a Computer Via Cable

by Christina Shaffer
RAZR owners can save pictures on the phone or a memory card.

RAZR owners can save pictures on the phone or a memory card.

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According to market research performed by the NPD Group, the Motorola RAZR was the nation's best-selling mobile phone from 2005 to 2008. Originally released in 2004, the RAZR features a thin, sleek design and built-in camera. Similar to most phones, you can transfer pictures from your RAZR to your PC by using the handset's designated USB cable. Before transferring the images to your PC, save your pictures to your memory card.

Save Pictures to Memory Card

Step 1

Press the "---" button, which is the main menu key. Select the "Pictures & Video" option and then choose "My Pictures." Select the "Saved to Phone" option to view all of the photographs that are stored in your phone's memory.

Step 2

Select the images that you want to transfer from your phone to your memory card. After selecting the images, press the "Menu" key.

Step 3

Select the "Move" option and then choose "Memory Card." Your selected images are transferred to your external memory.

Transfer Pictures to PC

Step 1

Press the "Menu" key, scroll through the list of menu options and select "Settings."

Step 2

Select "Connection" and then choose the "USB Connection" option. Then select "Default Connection" and choose "Memory Card." This selection allows your computer to recognize the information that is on your memory card.

Step 3

Plug the mini end of the USB cable to your RAZR and connect the opposite end of the cable to an available USB port on your computer. Windows recognizes your cell phone as a removable device.

Step 4

Click on "Start" and select "Computer." The Computer window opens on your screen, and you see a list of available hard drives and devices that are installed on your computer.

Step 5

Double-click on your phone's "Removable Disk" icon. A list of media files that are stored on your phone's memory card, such as photographs, MP3s and videos, are displayed on the screen.

Step 6

Select the images you want to copy to your PC. You can select multiple images by pressing the "Ctrl" button on your keyboard and selecting each photograph. Right-click the selected files and choose "Copy."

Step 7

Select a folder to use for the file transfer, such as Pictures. Right-click an empty space in your chosen folder and select "Paste." Your photographs are copied to your folder.

About the Author

Christina Shaffer is a freelance writer based in New Jersey and has been writing arts and entertainment articles since 2005. Her articles have appeared in "Philadelphia City Paper." Shaffer received a B.A. in journalism and gender studies at Rutgers University.

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