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HELP: Can't write to internal storage?

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By BrandonPrice31, Senior Member on 2nd July 2014, 05:32 AM
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Whenever I try to move a file to internal storage when I connect my phone to laptop, it won't let me transfer. Same thing when trying file explorers on my phone.

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2nd July 2014, 05:43 AM |#2  
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"Won't let me" means exactly what?
Maybe your firewall is blocking it?
Does your device show up as media device in WinExplorer?
What kind of files and size?
Have you tried Superbeam or Airdroid = transfer over WiFI?
Or even better: set up a shared folder (shared with everyone) on your laptop's C: drive, get File Manager HD or ES Explorer on your phone and transfer files via the network share.
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"Won't let me" means exactly what?
Maybe your firewall is blocking it?
Does your device show up as media device in WinExplorer?
What kind of files and size?
Have you tried Superbeam or Airdroid = transfer over WiFI?
Or even better: set up a shared folder (shared with everyone) on your laptop's C: drive, get File Manager HD or ES Explorer on your phone and transfer files via the network share.

I cannot write any files to my Viper4Android folder that I'm supposed to be allowed to (put IRS files in there). Computer and ES Explorer won't let me copy to that folder.
2nd July 2014, 05:59 AM |#4  
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I cannot write any files to my Viper4Android folder that I'm supposed to be allowed to (put IRS files in there). Computer and ES Explorer won't let me copy to that folder.

Check the folder's permissions. Long press and details
You sure the folder is not on the system partition which is write protected?
Post it's path
2nd July 2014, 06:00 AM |#5  
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Check the folder's permissions. Long press and details
You sure the folder is not on the system partition which is write protected?
Post it's path

Nope - files are supposed to be copied there.

It says readable and writable :S

I can't even delete the folder. This makes no sense!
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Nope - files are supposed to be copied there.

It says readable and writable :S

And the path?
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And the path?

/sdcard/
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/sdcard/

Crazy!????
Do you have TWRP? Boot into it and under Advanced choose 'fix permissions'.
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Crazy!????
Do you have TWRP? Boot into it and under Advanced choose 'fix permissions'.

Tried dirty install, see if that works.

Yes I have TWRP, will try if dirty install of ARHD doesn't work.
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