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Is it not possible to mount and browse the file system with Samsung Galaxy S10 if I connect it to Windows 10? With Galaxy S8 it was possible and I could easily traverse the file system of the phone to make sure that I did and did not have files in the phone before I erased and reset it. Now I want to erase and reset my S10 but I find no good way of checking its file system the way that I did with the S8.

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  • All that you can access is shared external storage i.e. /sdcard. That's always accessible over MTP or ADB. Are you talking about something else? How exactly was that possible with S8? – Irfan Latif Jul 3 '20 at 17:57
  • @IrfanLatif With S8 then I just connected it with a USB cable between the laptop and the phone and the phone appeared as a device and I could browse the file system. With S10 and Windows 10 that does not work, but I have the phone app from Microsoft which I can use to control my phone. And when I connect the S10 to Ubuntu then I can browse the file system of the S10 the way I want so using Ubuntu is my workaround for now. – Niklas R. Jul 3 '20 at 18:16
  • So your MTP is not working with S10 and Windows 10 but works with Ubuntu. Do you see/hear any notification on Windows when you plug/unplug your phone to Windows? Some changes in Device Manager? Also check MTP tag. – Irfan Latif Jul 3 '20 at 18:26

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