Getting picures off a Sony Z phone

wron, Jun 2, 12:25am
I have rarely used the camera on this phone which I've very recently replaced with a Samsung S5, and never bothered with transferring them off the phone.
However there are 7 images of my dying mum surrounded by family that I'd love to get onto my computer so I can distribute and save on a disk.
I've plugged the phone into my Windows 8 machine, but it doesn't seem to be able to find them - I have the gallery open in the Sony with the pictures selected.
Any suggestions welcome - I'm keeping the Sony alive (dying battery) until I can extract them. Thanks.

wron, Jun 2, 12:30am
I found a programme called PC Companion which is for Sony stuff, but one site said it would update the handset first - which I don't need - presumably with a later version of KitKat. All I want is the photos!

vtecintegra, Jun 2, 12:48am
Does the phone not show up as a drive under Windows Explorer?

rz_zone, Jun 2, 12:48am
You can email it to your self.
Sync to google drive so can come up on your s5.

king1, Jun 2, 12:51am
another option is dropbox and turn on camera upload

wron, Sep 26, 3:01pm
Thanks to all, success! Can now send the phone to the great museum in the sky!

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