1. AC Question's Avatar
    Hello,

    Anyone know of a way/app so that the download is direct to external storage?

    TIA, Ian
    05-07-2015 11:18 AM
  2. icu's Avatar
    If you plug external storage like a flash drive with an OTG cable to drive should show up in you file explorer (such as ES File Explorer) You could then follow these steps:

    - I'd first determine where the most/biggest files were located using something like DiskUsage - https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...iskusage&hl=en

    - I'm assuming it's photos and videos, but maybe some games/apps are taking up a lot of space. It's good to see it visualized like this.

    - I'd then get a file manager such as ES File Explorer - https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...roid.pop&hl=en

    - Fine the files and/or folders you want to move - select them in the file explorer and choose "Move to" and select a folder on your external storage drive. (choose the eject button to safely remove the drive when done)
  3. icu's Avatar
    If you plug external storage like a flash drive with an OTG cable to drive should show up in you file explorer (such as ES File Explorer) You could then follow these steps:

    - I'd first determine where the most/biggest files were located using something like DiskUsage - https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...iskusage&hl=en

    - I'm assuming it's photos and videos, but maybe some games/apps are taking up a lot of space. It's good to see it visualized like this.

    - I'd then get a file manager such as ES File Explorer - https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...roid.pop&hl=en

    - Fine the files and/or folders you want to move - select them in the file explorer and choose "Move to" and select a folder on your external storage drive. (choose the eject button to safely remove the drive when done)
    05-07-2015 11:21 AM
  4. Rukbat's Avatar
    If you mean download using a web browser, no - they use internal storage as an intermediate download location, then move the download to where it's going if it's not going to /Downloads. Windows works the same way, you just don't notice it, because people usually don't run Windows with only 300MB free on the hard drive.
    05-07-2015 11:50 AM

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