Download and Install ES File Explorer on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Edited by Train Wreck, Eng, VisiHow

There are many times when moving files to or from an SD card on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 won't work. While there are many reasons for this, and just as many fixes, the easiest thing to do is download and install ES file Explorer. This is a lightweight application that can be found on the Google play store, and will allow you to move files to or from your SD card. This includes moving media such as pictures or videos or music, or even files and documents if those are what you have stored on your Galaxy Tab S2.

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If you want to move applications, or apps, then you should not probably use ES file Explorer, but rather follow one of our tutorials on how to move apps to the microSD card or move them to the system memory. Read on to learn how you can download and install ES file Explorer on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2. Then, head over to our tutorials on how to move files from your microSD card or to your microSD card.

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Download ES File Explorer

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    From your Galaxy Tab S2 navigate to the Google play store.
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    If the Google play store icon is not on your home screen then you will need to tap on the apps or applications menu on the lower-right side of your device.
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    After tapping on the apps icon you will see the Google play store.
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    Tap one time on the Google play store.
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    After tapping on the Google play store you will see that the Google play store pops up.
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    In the upper area, you will see a search bar
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    Tap one time on the search bar.
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    Now type in 'ES file Explorer' and you will see the very first option that pops up is the ES file Explorer.
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    Simply tap one time on the blue and white ES file Explorer folder icon.
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    Once you have tapped on the ES file Explorer icon, you'll be taken to the application.
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    Tap once on "INSTALL".
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    You will be asked to click 'Accept' on a list of device permissions
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    Please click 'Accept' to continue.
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    Now, you will see that the application will be downloaded and installed.
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    Once the application has been downloaded and installed, you will have the option to click on "OPEN".
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    We recommend that instead you tap once on the home button
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    This will take you to the home screen.
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Open ES File Explorer

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    You will see the ES file Explorer icon on the top of your screen.
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    Now you know where the icon is, and you can easily find it for future use
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    Simply tap to open the application.
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    Some of the uses for ES File Explorer include moving files as discussed earlier
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    If you do want to move files make sure to view the tutorials we have linked in this article.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Train Wreck

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