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  1. ssinister

    ssinister Member This Topic's Starter

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    hi ive just recently put the sd card in my s3. i have a heap of pics on my phone that i wont to put on the card. is there away i can do it from the phone rather than having to transfer files to computer then to card? thanks
     

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  2. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member

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    Your pics should be on the S3's strorage in folder DCIM.
    The S3 should have a file manager. Use it to find the SD card, create there a folder for the pics and move the pics to folder ... voila :)

    Harry
     
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    dynomot Well-Known Member

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    All photos taken with the phone, as Harry2 says are in a folder called DCIM. If you have used Bluetooth to get pictures from another device then they'll be, logically enough in a folder called Bluetooth. Other pictures could be in Downloads.

    In the SGSIII's native file manager your new SD card will be called "extSDCard" under "All files" open it and make a new folder called "Pictures", now go back to "all files" and navigate to one of the folders mentioned above, for example : All files>sdcard0 (your phone's internal storage) >DCIM>Camera. From there mark all the files you wish to move by clicking the tick boxes next to each file. Then tap top right (the three lines with a little triangle) and choose move. Then extSDCard and your new Pictures folder and tap "move here" in the top right. Corner. Job done.
     
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    ssinister Member This Topic's Starter

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    thanks harry2 and dynomot. mite be a stupid question but were is the native file manager located? thanks
     
  5. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member

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    I think, Samsung's stock file manager is named My Files and is located in the app drawer.

    But you'd install a better file manager, ES File Explorer, free in Play Store :)

    Harry
     
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    funkylogik share the love peeps ;) VIP Member

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    Yeah its My Files. Its actualy pretty simple and effective :)
     
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    might be easier to setup dropbox to automatically sync ure pictures to your pc and vice versa(you get 50gb free with the s3).
     
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    thanks so much for you concise and complete explanation. We beginners could certainly use more of that.

    JM
     

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