Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?

Last Update Date : Apr 12. 2018

Multimedia

You can save room on your device by moving pictures, videos, and other files to your Google Drive™ cloud storage.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Move Media Files

Note: Your device does not have a microSD™ card slot. External storage is available through cloud storage.

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps > Tools .
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?
2 Touch My Files > Device storage .
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?

Note: It may be necessary to open the Samsung folder and touch My Files > Device storage.

3 Open the folder containing the pictures you want to move. The following table directs you to the folder where your media is stored:
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?

Media saved from

Storage location

Browser

Download

Camera

DCIM > Camera

Video

Videos, or DCIM > Camera

Screen capture

Pictures > Screenshots

4 Touch and hold a picture you want to move, and then mark the checkboxes for additional pictures.
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?
5 Touch MORE > Move or Copy.
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?
6 Touch Google Drive .
Where are my photos and videos stored on my Samsung Galaxy S6, and can I move them?

Note: You will need to sign in with your Google™ Account if you have not already done so.

7 Select a folder, or touch CREATE FOLDER to make a new folder for the files.
8 Touch MOVE HERE or PASTE HERE.

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