how i move music and videos from my internal memory to my external sd card i a Samsung S


  1. mamill42

    mamill42 New Member

    how i move music and videos from my internal memory to my external sd card in a Samsung Galaxy S ?

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  2. Rush

    Rush {<>}~{<>} Guide

    Hello and welcome to AF. Thanks for joining the community. :)

    Here's one way getting it done:

    Go into Settings ---> Applications ---> Manage Applications and wait for this list to be populated with not just the applications but the amount of memory they are using up. Select a larger app and on the next screen if the the app can be moved to the SD card you'll be able to push the Move to SD button. Repeat the process for each app.
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  3. mamill42

    mamill42 New Member

    Rush, Thank you for the help, also, I will like to know if you can tell me how to move the music in my music player and the videos in gallery from my internal memory to my SD card.
  4. Rush

    Rush {<>}~{<>} Guide

    Music, pics, and videos are already saved on the SD card. If you need to move applications to the sd card for more space on the phone, just follow the steps below.

    Go into Settings ---> Applications ---> Manage Applications and wait for this list to be populated with not just the applications but the amount of memory they are using up. Select a larger app and on the next screen if the the app can be moved to the SD card you'll be able to push the Move to SD button. Repeat the process for each app.
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  5. sleedeane

    sleedeane Well-Known Member

    All my media goes to internal also.
    Just use Astro. Move the contents of mnt/sdcard/dcim to mnt/sdcard/ext_sdcard/dcim, and likewise mnt/sdcard/musicdownload to mnt/sdcard/ex_sdcard/musicdownload (and whatever other music files in internal like /music, or/mp3 download, etc.)
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  6. j_hughlett

    j_hughlett New Member

    i got a new 32gb sd card for my samsung galaxy tab 2. and i put it in but all my files save to my internaland i. keep getting notificayions about low memory i deleted a bunch of apps but would like to switch all my files to my sd card so ust my apps are on my internal storage since i fabt move those can anyone tell me how to transfer my files from my internal. storage to my sd card
  7. lgpars

    lgpars Member

    I tried your suggestion of moving the app by pushing the button Move to SD Card in the app management; however, it moves the app to the phone's internal SD card or USB storage and not the external SD card. If you look in your storage memory section you will see that the external SD card's memory does not change at all when you do this but the internal SD card memory changes. It does not get moved to the external SD card. Android really needs to let you move stuff to your external SD card. If you can't use the card, what good is it to have a place for it in your phone. I did see a way around this on a YouTube video here How to REALLY put apps on external sd card android - YouTube but I think you have to have your phone rooted and I know nothing about that or how to do it. I am definitely not a computer techie. I'd just like some EASY way of putting my stuff on my external SD card.
  8. dhutsell

    dhutsell New Member

    if you have a galaxy tab 2 go to your files a find the music you want to move. press and hold it and move to the left towards the top of the sub folders and it should scroll up until you see the folder that says extSdCard and drop it on that. it will then be moved to external sd card
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