Choose Which Apps Should Use Mass Storage Device in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

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    The first thing that we need to do is click the lower-left corner of the screen to open the start menu
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    Then, we need to click "Settings"
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    When "SETTINGS" opens, we need to scroll down and click "Privacy"
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    Now, we need to scroll down the left side of the window
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    We click "Other devices"
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    We wait for the menu to load.
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    We need to scroll down the right side of the window and make sure that "Let Apps Use My Storage Device" is turned on
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    Also, we will get a list of all of the applications that can use Mass Storage Device. In this example, Microsoft Phone Companion uses "Mass Storage Device". The toggle next to Microsoft Phone Companion is currently set to "On".
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    If we want a specific application to not use "Mass Storage Device", we simply click its "On" toggle to turn the usage off
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    If we want to use "Mass Storage Device", we need to click the "Off" toggle next to the application
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    The usage will be enabled.
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    We choose our applications according to our preference, and then you can close this window
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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