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Old January 18th, 2013, 09:08 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Amy726 View Post
When I connect my Evo to my laptop via USB cable, I can't find the pictures I've taken anywhere! They are stored on the SD card, and I can see other pictures that are there that were taken with my previous phone, but the Evo pics are not there. I made sure to "show hidden files."

The file path is /mnt/sdcard/DCIM/100MEDIA.

I cannot see this folder when I look a the files on the computer ("removable disk"). What am I doing wrong?
The file path that you have specified is for the internal storage of the phone.
I know it is confusing

Internal Storage/Phone Storage is the default location for photos and videos. Within the camera application there is a setting to change the storage location from the internal storage to the user added/removable MicroSD card.
And now in JellyBean, under Settings -> Storage -> Storage Settings you can toggle which storage location you would like to utilize as well.

The file path for the MicroSD card is /mnt/sdcard/ext_sd/DCIM/

In the current file structure the internal storage is designated as /sdcard/
And the added or removable MicroSD card is designated as /extsd/ or /sdcard2/
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