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User experience: downloading pictures with BitPim 1.0.7 and OS X Mavericks (10.9)

The Crunchy Frog

Oct 31, 2013, 8:28 PM
I figured out how to get BitPim to download the Samsung SCH-A670's photos on Mac OS X 10.9. I had trouble with BitPim auto-detecting the correct port for the phone. Just wanted to post this in case someone else needs to get photos off of this phone. I used a cheap Samsung-to-USB cable I got on Amazon.

  1. Turn on the phone and connect it to the cable and the cable to the computer.
  2. Open Terminal.app. Copy and paste the following, then hit return:
    ls /dev > ~/with.txt

  3. Unplug the cable from the computer
  4. Copy and paste this into Terminal:
    ls /dev > ~/without.txt

  5. And finally this:
    diff ~/with.txt ~/without.txt

  6. Whatever shows up there is your

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