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When I plug in my USB cord into my computer nothing happens and how do I down load my photos onto the computer this way? I don't have a memory card in my phone but I just want to download them directly onto computer. Nothing appears on my computer when I plug it in. Should I be looking for something to pop up on the screen when it is plugged in?

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  • kevinh84 May 11, 2010

    Phone Manufacturer and model would help. But generally, Non smart phones are not plug and play, they require manufacturer specific software.

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Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program, such as Nikon Transfer or Picasa ( http://picasa.google.com ).

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The camera will need to be plugged in and turned on for you to be able to transfer pictures from it.
Plugging the camera in will not make anything special happen on its own-- if you are using Windows (after the camera is plugged in, turned on, and with your memory card still in the camera), try opening "My Computer" and looking for the camera's icon within that window. The camera (and the photos on the memory card inside) will be shown just as any other CD or jump drive that you would plug into your computer. You can copy photos off of the camera by double clicking the camera's icon, (probably opening the DCIM folder) and dragging and dropping the image files onto some other location on your computer.

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Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

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You don't need a USB cord.

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