How to Move Pictures to SD Card on Samsung Galaxy S5

If your concern is keeping the inner storage has free space sufficient to operate properly, then one thing which you can do is by setting the SD card because the default option from the Camera program to ensure all pictures or photos taken with camera will be saved to the SD card automatically. Nevertheless, there are some pictures which are going to be saved to the internal storage by default, e.g: pictures taken with camera utilizing specific manner, downloaded images from the Internet program, obtained pictures via Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Direct/S Beam/Android beam, screenshot, etc.. For those pictures, it’s possible to manually transfer them, either by copying or moving, to the SD card so that they won’t eat up your inner storage.

How to copy pictures to SD card?

Copying images will replicate the original pictures and then glue them to the new location. It’s more safer than transferring the pictures as you won’t get the risk of losing your documents, but it takes more time since you will have to manually delete the original pictures to prevent duplicate files. To replicate pictures, as the example, we’ll copy some downloaded images to the SD card by using these measures:

1. Open My Files app.
2. Under the Local storage section, tap Device storage .
3. Tap Download folder.
4. Tap and then select Select.
5. Select the required pictures you want to copy to SD card.
6. Tap and then select Copy.
7. Tap SD card .
8. Tap the required folder where the copied pictures will be placed in. Or, if needed, you can create a new folder by using the following steps:
– Tap Create folder button located at the bottom of the screen.
– Enter the folder name and then tap OK button.
– Tap the newly created folder to open it.
9. Tap Paste here button located at the top of the screen.
10. All selected pictures from the Download folder in the internal storage will be copied to the selected folder in the SD card.

How to move pictures to SD card on Galaxy S5?

Moving pictures will reduce the original pictures and then paste them to the new location. It is more time saver compared to copying files because the original documents will be deleted automatically, but you may find the risk of losing your documents (some users reported that their files sometimes lost once they’d finished moving the documents). To transfer pictures, since the example, we’ll move some downloaded images into the SD card by using these measures:

1. Open My Files app.
2. Under Local storage section, tap Device storage .
3. Tap Download folder.
4. Tap and then select Select.
5. Select the required pictures you want to move to SD card.
6. Tap and then select Move.
7. Tap SD card .
8. Tap the required folder where the copied pictures will be placed in. Or, if needed, you can create a new folder by using the following steps:
– Tap Create folder button located at the bottom of the screen.
– Enter the folder name and then tap OK button.
– Tap the newly created folder to open it.
9. Tap Move here button.
10. All selected pictures from the Download folder in the internal storage will be moved to the selected folder in the SD card.

As a note, the steps above can also be applied to transfer (copy or move) other document types, e.g: video, audio, etc.. You only have to decide on the necessary files from the original folder and then copy or move them into the desired folder in the SD card. It’s as simple as that.

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