Choose Which Apps Should Use Mass Storage Device in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

Hi! You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to choose which apps should use "Mass Storage Device" on Windows 10 computers.

Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas39 518848.jpg

Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    The first thing that we need to do is click the lower-left corner of the screen to open the start menu
    .
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas9 753249.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  2. 2
    Then, we need to click "Settings"
    .
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas12 027897.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  3. 3
    When "SETTINGS" opens, we need to scroll down and click "Privacy"
    .
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas18 471784.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  4. 4
    Now, we need to scroll down the left side of the window
    .
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas20 514333.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  5. 5
    We click "Other devices"
    .
    We wait for the menu to load.
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas24 264315.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  6. 6
    We need to scroll down the right side of the window and make sure that "Let Apps Use My Storage Device" is turned on
    .
    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".
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas34 258864.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  7. 7
    If we want a specific application to not use "Mass Storage Device", we simply click its "On" toggle to turn the usage off
    .
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas54 297935.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  8. 8
    If we want to use "Mass Storage Device", we need to click the "Off" toggle next to the application
    .
    The usage will be enabled.
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas62 865751.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
  9. 9
    We choose our applications according to our preference, and then you can close this window
    .
    Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas70 440783.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No| I need help
    Advertisement

This concludes our tutorial on how to choose which applications should use "Mass Storage Device" on Windows 10 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.

Was this helpful? Yes | No| I need help
Choose which apps use Mass Storage Device on windows 10.mp4-canvas72 23462.jpg

Video: Choose Which Apps Should Use Mass Storage Device in Windows 10

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 218 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No