I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and Windows 7 operating system. I'm trying to transfer files, specifically music, through USB to my phone but it's giving me an error. It's saying I do not have permission to create this item.

I'm not sure what exactly is going on. I have actually transferred music files from my computer to my phone before using the exact same method, but now it doesn't work anymore. I highly doubt it is the issue with the USB cable and computer not recognizing my phone, because it recognizes it fine. And I'm not going to download any software just so I can transfer music; because I've done this before and it worked so ....

If this involves UAC, then mine is on the lowest setting which means I don't need administrator permission, even though I am administrator.


I had a similar problem a few weeks ago (same phone, same OS).

I turned off the phone and took the battery out for about 1-minute. Then put the battery back in and restarted the phone.

Not sure if it will work for you, but I figured I'd try to help.

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  • I tried and this didn't work – MGWIA Apr 1 '15 at 10:50

I figured out the error. It turned out the music files I had, apparently I didn't have ownership over them so I couldn't transfer them ....

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