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Use the Memory Card As Default Download Folder on Galaxy Phones

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How to make my SD card the default for my Galaxy S5 phone?

OK, I have a Galaxy S5, and I read the article on here to make the SD card the primary default on the internet app. But does that make the SD card the default for everything like music and play store too?

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In order to save apps and music to your SD card you may have to customize your Google settings. If your default storage location was set to your external SD card you will need to change the default location to internal and then reboot your phone. Once rebooted, open your phone again and you should be able to access the storage option in the Google music and change it to default save to the external SD card. Reboot one more time and your downloaded music should be transferred to the SD card automatically.

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If this does not work automatically, then you might have to move your music and music apps to the SD card manually. Go into settings, select the apps or ile you want to move and then select Move to SD. You can also use the Select feature move several apps or music files to your SD card at once.

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How to change the default storage to SD card?

I bought a new SD card and inserted in the phone (Samsung Galaxy Y). My internal storage space is full. so I cannot download anything. it is showing "insufficient space"

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You can follow the process on how to change the default storage in the main VisiHow article on this page. You will have to manually go in and select the SD card for storage on your apps. You should also clear your cache on a regular basis using an app like App2SD which will manage both the process of installing the apps to the SD card and you can clear the cache on a regular basis by using that feature in the app.

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How can I set my default download location to my SD card? I'm using Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360?

I followed the tutorial here where from the internet settings I can change my download location. But under content settings it already says that my download location is on the memory card, and still whenever I download something it says I have low storage on my device. My SD card is actually empty

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Use the process to perform a hard reset but instead of Wipe Data, choose Clear Cache Partition. This should now allow you to use the SD card. Use Kies on a regular basis to save your data and keep photos and other items that you do not want to delete such as videos.

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See more questions like this: Hi! I am using a Samsung Galaxy On7 with Lollipop OS, I want to set my SD as default download storage?

How do you make the SD card the primary storage space?

I'm trying to remember how to make my SD card my primary storage space

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Use the Memory Card As Default Download Folder on Galaxy Phones

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Unable to use sd micro card on samsungJ7?

I brought new Samsung J7, Also brought 64 GB SD card. SD card got detected but when moving my external apps like app Backup and Restore, Shareit SD card not creating default directory. Using Shareit version on Galaxy grand and its giving an option to use SD card for file saving but same Shareit version not giving me an option for SD card.

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The Samsung J7 supports the FAT and the exFAT file systems for memory cards. If you are looking under My Files for the SD card folders, they should be there or the SD card you purchases is not supported by the J7. Especially since it works on the Galaxy Grand.

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Card storage default for a Galaxy Tab A8 tablet?

I am trying to download a program from my laptop and keep getting the insufficient memory message. I am trying to set my card as my default for downloading applications

First, clear your cache on the tablet. You can find this option in the Recovery Menu as if you were hard resetting the tablet. It will not wipe all of your data but just the unused cache. Then go into each app you have to manually go into the app settings and clear data. Try to install the application after that or try to install the App2SD for the management of space and the SD card.

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How to make my SD card the default storage of my Samsung Core 2 device?

Because I can't download anymore apps

This will still not solve your problem because the storage path still goes to internal memory for most of the apps. Clear your cache partition as mentioned above. Also, implement either a cloud storage or use Kies to transfer your images and videos that you want to keep. You will want to install an app like CCleaner to regularly free up space on your phone by removing cached data. For example in the past 12 days since I last used CCleaner on my phone I cleaned 800 Mbs on my phone of useless stuff like cache from apps such as Google Maps.

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Call logs and SMS also take up a large amount of space overtime. There is no reason to save call logs for longer than 1 month so regularly clear those out as well as delete messages that are not super important. Your friend's LOL! text reply is taking up space on your phone.

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How can I transfer document and program to SD card?

Can I transfer document and program from internal memory to SD card?. I have tried: I will try first time

Go into the program and see if you can use the settings of that program to save to the SD. You can also change it in your Phone Settings as explained in the VisiHow article.

I'm trying to set the default save location for downloads to the external SD memory?

Using a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7, Chrome internet browser

You can change the Settings from within the Chrome app and in the My Files listed within your app menu. It is a folder icon. In there you can manage where items go on your Galaxy Tab A.

I've tried several different apps but nothing seems to work on using the SD card as default storage for my rooted Note3 running Darklords Samsung S6?

I've tried several different apps but nothing seems to work on using the SD card as default storage for my rooted Note3 running Darklords Samsung S6

Update to a newer version of the Darklords OS. This was a problem with that system that they have since corrected in newer versions.

Memory problems, how do I move files from my internal memory to my external memory?

I have a Samsung S5 and my internal memory is full but I have an SD card. How do I move my files to the SD card?

You can see how to do this in the main VisiHow article. For now, the first thing you want to do is go into the Recovery Menu and Wipe Cache Partitions. Even though you will move some of the apps to the SD card your memory will still be low until you clear up space.

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I have downloaded certificate in Android 5.1.1 Samsung Galaxy phone onto Myfiles, but don't know how to go there?

I have downloaded certificate in Android 5.1.1 Samsung Galaxy phone onto Myfiles, but don't know how to go there

You find My Files in your app list. Go into your apps and swipe across to the M section if your apps are alphabetical. It will look like a gold/yellow folder.

How to make memory card default place to save new pictures and social media (snap chat) files?

Installed memory card, and now I want to be able to save new files like video, pictures, and documents to my memory card. I have Samsung Galaxy S5. I have tried: Going into settings - memory card. I think it was caused by: There is not really a problem. I'm just lost

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Go into My Files. There will be a section for Photos. SnapChat should be there. Select the ones that you want to save from now on to the SD card.

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