1. kelton's Avatar
    My understanding is that Google changed the rules and made the SD card less usable.

    Has that been straightened out?
    I want evernotes, music, podcasts, photos and videos saved on that card.
    02-10-2015 08:01 AM
  2. D Android's Avatar
    All my music, photos and videos are on SD card, don't know about evernotes or podcasts.
    02-10-2015 08:11 AM
  3. sparksd's Avatar
    My understanding is that Google changed the rules and made the SD card less usable.

    Has that been straightened out?
    I want evernotes, music, podcasts, photos and videos saved on that card.
    It is still a hassle on KitKat in that writing directly to the external SD card is tightened down and most apps can't use it for writing. You can put videos music, etc on the card but generally you have to do that from an external connection, e.g. a PC connected via USB, and then you can read them with apps. But apps like Dropbox cannot write to the card. Lollipop fixes a lot of this.
    02-10-2015 08:28 AM
  4. worwig's Avatar
    I write my media (music, videos, photos) to the external card, with a PC. I can then READ them in the Note 4.
    Any built in app in the Note 4 can read and WRITE the external card. So the internal camera app, can write photos to the card.
    Anything that you add, can only READ the external card. So an add on camera app can't write to the external card.

    Or you can root the phone and fix it.

    Pretty goofy. And there was never a clear reason given why. The Lollipop update is supposed to give use back some write ability.
    02-10-2015 10:06 AM
  5. PlanetPluto7's Avatar
    It made sense as a Linux security fix. Google reall needs to fix the current state. Shells in any Linux read and write to external storage just fine.
    02-10-2015 12:18 PM

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