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[Q] How to write to extStorages/Sdcard?

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26th March 2012, 08:03 AM   |  #1  
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My microSD card is mounted at extStorages/Sdcard but as read-only that I have to connect to PC to write files to it.

How can I move or copy files form internal sdcard to my microSD card without connecting to PC?
26th March 2012, 09:13 AM   |  #2  
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you need to root your device.

This is a good place to start:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1454112
26th March 2012, 09:16 AM   |  #3  
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The stock file manager should be able to copy files to the SD card without rooting. However, in order to write to the SD card from any other app, you will need to modify your platform.xml. If that doesn't mean anything to you, http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1491954.
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26th March 2012, 09:16 AM   |  #4  
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Well it seems that I have to root it before that

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...15&postcount=3

Thanks teiglin! I tried it and MyFiles works perfectly!
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29th April 2012, 07:43 AM   |  #5  
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you need to root your device.

This is a good place to start:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1454112


Is this something the new ICS will solve without having to root my tablet?
29th April 2012, 11:55 AM   |  #6  
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Is this something the new ICS will solve without having to root my tablet?

that would be good to know since this is something that is a bit fault in the original tablet.
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It might be caused by google code since 3.2 android, unless samsung does a workaround.. i guess it will still exist.

http://www.xda-developers.com/androi...ernal-storage/
30th April 2012, 06:06 AM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by eastdeal

My microSD card is mounted at extStorages/Sdcard but as read-only that I have to connect to PC to write files to it.

How can I move or copy files form internal sdcard to my microSD card without connecting to PC?

If you just want to transfer file to your tablet, there is an application called MyPhoneExplorer. You have to install it both in your computer and your device. To access your SD card you do need to root your phone.
Connection can be made through WiFI, USB, Bluetooth or Fixed IP address.

Hope it works for you.



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The thanks button doesn't bite...try it!!!

In my case it does.

It's not visible on my PC and never has been.
The 'posting' trick does not work to make it visible either.


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