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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by whs37, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. whs37

    whs37 Well-Known Member
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    On my PCs I always setup an elborate structure of folders for my many pictures, music, documents and videos. I have not yet figured out how to do that on the N7. Any hints would be welcome.
     

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    +1 for ES File Explorer!!!
     
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  4. whs37

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    Thanks guys. I'll have a look at those.
     
  5. whs37

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    Installed the ES Explorer. Seems to have a lot of functions. Another steep learning curve, LOL.
     
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    speaking of documents, it seems that the Nexus 7 has now stored my "documents" in 3 different document folders depending on when they were saved, the most recent being /storage/emulated/legacy/Documents ... the prior being /sdcard/Documents ... And prior to that just in /Documents ...
    The problem is now that I want to access these files from my PC they are scattered in 2 different places with different versions in the prior locations that are older than the most recent ones in the new locations.

    this also explains where a folder call "0" appeared full of photos, apparently it created a new location in the emulate folder and put a bunch of pictures there.
     
  7. whs37

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    The most precise and controlled way of storing stuff on the /7 is when you attach it to the PC - I think. Then you can download the files exactly to the folders you want. You can also rearrange things easily and create your own new folder or subfolders.
     

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