1. Home
  2. /
  3. Change Default Storage Location, and Move Files to the MicroSD Card on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1

Change Default Storage Location, and Move Files to the MicroSD Card on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1

By default, your captured pictures and videos are stored on your device's internal memory. If you have installed a microSD card, your device will ask if you want to change the storage location to the microSD card the next time you open the Camera application.

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

Change the Default Save Location

Videos and pictures taken using certain camera modes will be saved to the device regardless of the storage location setting.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Camera.

  3. Touch SETTINGS.

  4. Touch Storage location.

    Storage location will be grayed out if you do not have a microSD card inserted.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Storage Location and Move Files to the MicroSD Card
  5. Select Device or Memory card.

Move Pictures to the MicroSD Card

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch My Files.

  3. Touch Device storage.

  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
    Browser Download
    Camera DCIM > Camera
    Video Videos, or DCIM > Camera
    Screen capture DCIM > Screenshots
  5. Touch MORE > Edit and mark the checkbox for each picture you want to move.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Storage Location and Move Files to the MicroSD Card
  6. Touch MORE > Move or Copy.

  7. Touch SD card.

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

  9. Touch MOVE HERE or PASTE HERE.

  

Move Pictures in the Gallery

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Gallery.

  3. Touch Time and select Albums.

  4. Open the album containing the pictures you want to move.

  5. Touch MORE > Edit and mark the checkbox for each picture you want to move.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Storage Location and Move Files to the MicroSD Card
  6. Touch MORE > Move to album and choose a folder on your device or microSD card. Touch Create album to move the selected files to a new folder or album.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Storage Location and Move Files to the MicroSD Card

Was this content helpful?

Comments:
14 people found this helpful.
Samsung Customer Service

Samsung Customer Service

Need a repair for your Samsung Smartphone or Tablet?

Visit a Customer Service Location for hands-on service and expert advice.

How would you like to contact us?

Give us a call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
Mon - Fri : 8AM -12 AM (EST) Sat - Sun : 9AM -11 PM (EST)
Printer support visit: hp.com/support/samsung

Chat with us

Live Chat support with a Samsung product expert.

24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK

Help with your order

Send us your inquiry and we will respond within 24 hours.

Social Support

Contact us on Twitter or Facebook and we'll reply with an answer to your question or issue.

Ask the Community

Browse answers, ask questions and get solutions from other Samsung customers.

Send us an Email

We’ll respond within 24 hours of your request.

Question about a promotion?

Learn more about Samsung promotions.