If you have problems to connect the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with your Windows PC as mass storage, then it may help to solve this problem by activating the USB debugging. If you enable on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 the USB Debugging, then it may be, that your PC is better recognized by the phone as a mass storage device.
However, the USB debugging mode is very well hidden in the Android settings on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Therefore, we now show you here in this post, where you can unlock and enable the USB Debugging mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
Open the following submenu from the home screen: Menu --> Settings --> Device Information
In this submenu you can see various information about your Samsung Galaxy Note 4. An entry is called "build number". If you tap several times fast on this entry the “developers options“ unlock in which the USB debugging mode is hidden. After the seventh time tapping, the developer options on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are unlocked. These are now also available in the settings. Now tap the button "Developer Options" and you will receive a list of different settings. In the section "Debugging" you find will findthe "USB debugging" option. Set a tick in the checkbox to enable this feature on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
This mode starts automatically once if your smartphone is connected to the computer via USB cable. You know now how to activate on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 the USB debug mode and thus the phone can be connected via USB cable to the PC as mass storage device.