How to transfer images from internal memory to MicroSD card on Android

Sooner or later your phone’s internal memory will be full because you save too many pictures, videos and system and application data will be full. That’s why you need to save memory by transferring all images to memory SD card or microSD card.


Transfer images to SD card: the device must have a memory card slot and support SD or MicroSD memory cards

Before you can transfer pictures to an SD card you have to get it in the smartphone. The entry point depends on your smartphone. For the Sony Xperia Z1, the microSD slot is under the SIM card slot. And it sits on top of the Samsung Galaxy S7.

Make sure you find the right microSD or SD card model for your device. Most manufacturers put a separate label on their products and devices that can use memory cards.

Images transferred to SD card: set the path to save images

By default, your pictures will be stored on your phone’s internal memory rather than an external microSD card. You will need to change the save path so your images will be saved on your microSD or SD card by default.

In most cases, you will need to customize the storage paths for your images in the camera app when an external memory card is inserted in the phone. If your memory is also full, the phrase “transfer data to the SD card” (transfer data to SD card) will appear. From here you can specify where your photos are saved.


If no message as described above appears, you need to manually adjust it by going into the settings and going into the settings of the camera app. Now scroll down and find the storage options section. Here you should choose SD card instead of internal memory.

Move Images to SD Card in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Move images to SD card when your device is running Android 6.0 marshmallow usually goes well. But Marshmallow updates have a useful feature where you can use a MicroSD card as internal storage. It is very useful but you need to configure it correctly. First you need to format the microSD card. Please note: all data stored on it will be lost.

Next you need to go into your phone memory settings and find microSD card your. Now hit the menu (three dots), select Settings and reformat your memory card. Now data, such as pictures, can be transferred to the memory card as the internal memory, which among other things has the advantage that most of the data will automatically be loaded into the new memory. But be careful, if you use a microSD card as internal storage, it may no longer be easy to transfer data to your computer once the card is removed.


Transfer images to SD card in Android 5.0 Lollipop

If your phone is running Android 5.0 Lollipop, which has the ability to adjust apps so that your images can be moved directly from the camera app to the SD card. After the Lollipop update, the Galaxy S4 camera app will automatically ask you if you want to save the images to your new SD card. If your camera app is not responding despite the Lollipop update, you will have to download a different camera app and see if it uses the new program. This will allow you to save the photos on your SD card.

Move images to SD card in Android 4.4 KitKat

After updating to Android 4.4 KitKat, the new safety rules apply to applications and can no longer access other folders. Specifically, for the camera app, this means that it’s no longer possible to save images to your SD card when the app itself isn’t on the SD card.

The MX camera app solves this problem by adjusting your settings to where your images are being saved. You can download the apps below.


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