How do I move music, images, videos and other media to the SD card in my Galaxy device?

You can save room on your device by moving pictures, videos and other files to your SD card.

Note: the below steps will show you how to move existing content to your SD card. View steps showing you how to set your default storage for photos and videos to your SD card.

1 From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps.
From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps.
2 Select My files (This may be in a folder on some devices)
Select My files
3 Now you need to find the files you want to transfer.

Be aware that the screen may look slightly different depending on your model and operating system.

You can either tap on Device Storage to see everything stored on the device, or select by area such as Images or Audio etc.

In the below example, we have selected Audio so we can move all our music files, but you can also follow the same steps by selecting any of the other areas.

Now you need to find the files you want to transfer.
4 Once you have found the files you want to move, tap More (this may appear as three dots on some devices).
Once you have found the files you want to move
5 Choose Select or Edit (this will differ depending on your model or operating system. Select the option that most looks like your device)
choose select or edit
6 Choose which files you wish to move.

You can tick files individually or tick the box at the top to select all files. In the below example, we have selected all files.

Box for all files is check marked
7 Tap More again (or the three dots) in the top right corner and select Move
More menu is selected
8 Select SD card
Select SD card
9 Choose the location you’d like to move it to, and then select Move here or Done .
Select move here or done

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