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Default The point of an SD card ?

I bought an SD card a couple weeks ago and its pretty much useless since everything I download always goes into my internal storage. Maybe I am doing something wrong here? So what's the point of having one

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I bought an SD card a couple weeks ago and its pretty much useless since everything I download always goes into my internal storage. Maybe I am doing something wrong here? So what's the point of having one

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Picture, videos, music and transfer some apps.
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Picture, videos, music and transfer some apps.
Yet none of those things actually download to my SD card. My SD card has like 9 gigs free space and internal only has 500mb left .

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Go into your camera settings and tell it to save to SD card and free up some of your phones space

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Yet none of those things actually download to my SD card. My SD card has like 9 gigs free space and internal only has 500mb left .

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Copy the folders from internal card to extsd...

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Copy the folders from internal card to extsd...

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The specific media folders..then delete the contents on internal memory....

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Or use something like ES File Explorer File Manager from the Play Store or am alternative browser like Dolphin. ES has a downloader that is one of the choices when downloading a file from the web. In the ES settings you can set its default download location to the external card. Dolphin lets you pick the download location at each download. The TouchWiz camera and some others let you specify where to store photos.

Also, Titanium backup and other backup apps let you back up to the external card.

And most important of all, especially if you are crack flashing TouchWiz ROMs, keep your TWRP or CWM backups on the external card. They can be 2 GB+ each if you don't use compression, and not much better if you do. I have a 16 GB Nexus 7 and its a constant battle with backup space. I usually keep one solid reference backup and my latest only. I would love to be able to throw a 64GB card in it.
 
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I bought an SD card a couple weeks ago and its pretty much useless since everything I download always goes into my internal storage. Maybe I am doing something wrong here? So what's the point of having one

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Also you can use Folder Mount app to move pretty much whatever you want to you're external SD card

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I bought an SD card a couple weeks ago and its pretty much useless since everything I download always goes into my internal storage. Maybe I am doing something wrong here? So what's the point of having one

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Best thing for you to do is educate yourself. ...As the extsd card is invaluable and something many other phone manufacturers don't even offer any more..

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