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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Lee33, Nov 7, 2014.

  1. Lee33

    Lee33 Newbie
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    How to I move my music to my SD card on my Note 4?

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  2. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    Plug the N4 into your computer, use MS File Explorer to drag and drop the music files. Once connected to your computer the N4 works like any drive or USB stick.
  3. Lee33

    Lee33 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the quick post, Podivin. I didn't know it made any difference or I would have mentioned it but I don't have MS File Exp. I'm using a Mac. Any other ideas?

    I'm also just learning to use the Airdroid app I installed this morning. Can that app be used?
  4. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    Sorry, I can't help you with Mac stuff. I've heard that DoubleTwist will do it, but I can't speak from experience.
  5. mbrazil05

    mbrazil05 Member

    Is there a way to transfer music files quickly onto my SD card. I notice that when transfering music via usb its slow as molasses. Is there software out there that will allow music & pictures to transfer to/from the note 4 fast?
  6. mbrazil05

    mbrazil05 Member

    I can't be the only person who notice this or have this problem. Oh come on... all im hearing is the sound of crickets
  7. amarie82

    amarie82 Android Expert

    I'm not aware of a software to make it faster! I use 3rd party apps to download my music! Everything else is saved via gmail!
  8. question729

    question729 Android Enthusiast

    I don't think there's a way to make it faster either. You're trying to write to a sd card, after all. What I usually do is plug the card into a reader hooked up to the computer, initiate transfer and go about my business for the rest of the day. :)
  9. LaTuFu

    LaTuFu Android Expert

    The fastest way I know of to do bulk file transfers (like an entire music library) is to take the SD card out of the phone.

    Before you remove it, create a folder called music in the file manager app (if you don't have one already), dismount the card, then remove it.

    Put it into a USB micro SD reader, plug it into your PC or Mac, and transfer away.

    With a PC it is as simple as drag and drop after that. If your PC has a USB 3.0 port it should be pretty quick. Not sure how it works with a mac.
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  10. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    Used to do this w/nandroid ROM backups w/my previous phones & the transfer time was negligible,with card readers/adapters,or,plugged directly in to the computer.

    As long as your computer can "see" the phones file system when plugged-in (or,using a wireless method),transferring shouldn't take any very long regardless of method.
  11. mbrazil05

    mbrazil05 Member

    Ok sooo basically there is no quick fast way other than the normal way. It's just that I see all these software out there promising fast transfer but in the end, its not. Ok. won't worry about it anymore... moving on... oh and thanks
  12. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    Gotta ask............

    Exactly what kind of x-fer speeds were you looking for?

    I can't imagine even a file the exact size of the largest available SD Card (128GB) would take much more than a minute to move.
  13. The_Chief

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    I had all 6 Star Wars movies, in high definition, on my SD card in about 5 minutes. I can't imagine a collection of mp3s taking more than about 20 seconds. It's never taken me longer than that. So what sort of transfer speed does one really need?

  14. mbrazil05

    mbrazil05 Member

    I don't need blazing fast but I need something faster. I transferred about 15gb of mp3 to my phone and it took about 30mins. I think that is slow.
  15. Jagosaurus28

    Jagosaurus28 Newbie

    Could be your machine as well.

    Also looks like the N4 only supports USB 2.0

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