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  1. TudieLR

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    I can move all music and pix on my LG tablets internal storage to the SD card, but not any mp4 Videos! Nowhere is there the option to MOVE! These are precious recent family wedding videos I need to preserve, besides they are using up almost all remaining internal storage! I have already moved and deleted all I can. I have a 32Gb SD card with 23GB available. My tablets internal storage is down to 164MB and it's barely functioning!
     

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    While I don't have an answer as to the reason you are unable to move the videos to your SD card, I do have a few possible solutions to your storage problem.

    First, if you have a Google Drive account or Dropbox account or One Drive account, I would suggest uploading your videos to one of those cloud storage accounts. Then once the videos have been uploaded, delete the videos off of your tablet.

    Second suggestion, you could connect your tablet to a computer, and transfer the videos to the hard drive of your computer, and then delete the videos off of your tablet.

    Third, get an OTG cable, connect it to the micro USB port on your tablet, and then connect a Flash Drive to the OTG cable, and once your tablet recognizes the Flash Drive as a storage drive, try transferring the videos to the Flash Drive.

    Those are the only options that I can think of right now.

    Hopefully someone else with more technical knowledge, than me, can chime in with some additional suggestions as how to fix your problem with the SD Card.
     
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    Have you tried physically moving them with a file manager app? But yes, as stated above, if they are important, back them up. Google photos should do that automatically
     
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    Also instead of moving them, choose to copy them. Use a file manager and all should be fine
     
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    I agree, and was considering suggesting Google Photos, however, in my personal experience, I have noticed that, once in a while, Google Photos fails to recognize some videos, so that is the reason that I made the suggestions of Google Drive, Dropbox, One Drive, etc.
     
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    As a general rule of thumb, I tend not to keep anything irreplaceable on my phone.
    Because you're only one drunken-wedding-reception-spontaneous-swimming-adventure away from losing it all. ;)
     
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    Bg260, that is epic!
     
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    Yes, get your videos off the internal storage, and copied to a PC and a USB hard drive or something, i.e. keep multiple copies.
     
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    This is easy...if it doesn't transfer...just upload it to openload. It keeps video forever and it downloads fast.
     

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