Originally Posted by chkenwing
Can you elaborate on the problems you're having especially the writing to extSD?
It's the same problem many members have discussed in the forum. Third party apps, other than Samsung, cannot write to the ext sdcard. For example, with Samsung's camera app you can save photos and video to the ext sdcard but with other camera apps you can only used internal memory. Another example, before the update I could export files from Dropbox to ext sdcard but now I only have the option to export to internal storage. This isn't so much entirely Samsung's problem but it was Google who decided to change the permissions with writing to ext sdcard in KitKat. However, given that Samsung markets the majority of their devices with ext storage, they should have fixed this issue so customers could benefit 100% from it. There's a fix for root users but if you don't want to root then you'll have to wait for Samsung to fix it with an update, though don't know if they will release a fix and if they do it won't be so soon. So, if you need access to ext sdcard for ALL your apps, stay with 4.3 just to be safe.
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