[Galaxy Note 5] Where is the storage for photos and videos? how to move them?

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020

Media Files

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 1.

2. Touch My Files 1.

Note: The My Files shortcut may be located within the Tools folder.

3. Touch Device storage 1.


4. Open the folder containing the pictures you want to move. The following table directs you to the folder where your media are stored:

Media saved from

Storage location




DCIM > Camera


Videos or DCIM > Camera

Screen capture

DCIM > Screenshots

5. Touch and hold a picture you want to move, and then mark the checkboxes for additional pictures.


6. Touch MORE > Move or Copy.


7. Touch Google Drive 1.


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

8. Select a folder, or touch CREATE FOLDER to make a new folder for the files.


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