1. vertigoelectric's Avatar
    Android v6.0.1

    I keep a lot of music on my external SD card and recently set up an app that will sync that folder with my DropBox to make organizing it easy. I noticed whenever it performs a sync and needs to remove files from the device it takes a very long time. After about 45 minutes it only deleted about 50 song files (not huge files, either).

    I thought it might be because it was on the external SD card so I considered moving my music to internal storage. In order to free up some space I opened up my file explorer (X-plore) and began to delete some things I didn't need. This was also incredibly slow. I didn't time it exactly but I'd say it took at least 15 or more seconds to delete each file, and in this case I had over 800 files to delete (mostly just pictures).

    On the other hand, I have another app called Drives which I use to determine what uses up the most space. This app also lets me delete, and it appears to delete large numbers of files instantly. I went back to the file explorer to confirm the files were gone.

    So I'm just a bit confused. I've also got a lot going on right now and it's hard to focus on this problem. I would greatly appreciate it if anybody might be able to help me figure out why the file manager and sync app would take so long to delete files.
    12-16-2017 09:20 PM
  2. vertigoelectric's Avatar
    *bump*

    This is still an issue. If anyone can help that'd be great.

    EDIT: Just installed MK Explorer (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...rmateusz&pli=1) and that seems to delete files much more quickly. Not sure what the issue is with other apps. Even "Drives" wasn't doing it today for some reason.
    03-17-2018 05:01 PM

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