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Move pictures and videos from your phone to a microSD card

My Files Home screen next to a Samsung 128GB MicroSD card

It's time for a garage sale - you have too many files on your phone. Instead of deleting all your favorite pictures or songs, you can transfer files to a microSD card to free up space. It's like an external storage box for your files.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version. Not all phone models support microSD cards.

Transfer files to a microSD card

No need to hire a moving crew; just transfer your files to a microSD card. You can also use the options in Device Care to help clear space on your phone.

To get started, you'll need to insert your microSD card. Navigate to the Samsung folder, and then tap My Files. Find the file(s) you want to move, and then touch and hold the file(s). Tap Move or Copy at the bottom of the screen, and then navigate back to the My Files home page. Tap SD card - this will only show up if you have a SD card inserted. Then, tap Move here.

Note: You can only move or copy files this way in the My Files app. You cannot move or copy files to other apps, such as Gallery.

Samsung My Files Home screen

And if you have a Galaxy Fold, you're not left out of the storage game. Learn about the different storage options for your phone.

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