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Settings option not showing in 3 dot menu SD card Android 6

nobre.johanna

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Hello, I would like to move data to my sd card on my Motorola 2gen Android 6, I did settings>storage>sd card then tapped the 3 dot menu but there is no settings option, only "rename" "eject" "format as portable", anyone knows what's wrong with it?
 
Not all devices have the option of the three dots. If the manufacturer removed that option you won't see it. If so, there is nothing you can do about it. You can move files to the card, just not apps.

If you want to just move files (photos, videos, music, etc.), not apps, to the SD card you can use the file manager app that is on the device, or if there isn't one you can download and install one to access and move the files. Sadly, they usually only let you move one or two at a time.

To move them all at once, or in large amounts, you can connect the phone to a computer via USB cord, then move the files over to an empty folder on the computer. Once there, and still connected via USB, you can then move or copy the files over to the SD card. Personally I would suggest leaving a copy on the computer as a back up.

Once that is done you should then go into the apps that you access the files through (like gallery, etc.) and change the apps individual settings to look for the files on the SD card. You may also want to change the settings in apps that you use to create new files (like the camera) to save new ones to the card rather than the phone.
 
Not all devices have the option of the three dots. If the manufacturer removed that option you won't see it. If so, there is nothing you can do about it. You can move files to the card, just not apps.

If you want to just move files (photos, videos, music, etc.), not apps, to the SD card you can use the file manager app that is on the device, or if there isn't one you can download and install one to access and move the files. Sadly, they usually only let you move one or two at a time.

To move them all at once, or in large amounts, you can connect the phone to a computer via USB cord, then move the files over to an empty folder on the computer. Once there, and still connected via USB, you can then move or copy the files over to the SD card. Personally I would suggest leaving a copy on the computer as a back up.

Once that is done you should then go into the apps that you access the files through (like gallery, etc.) and change the apps individual settings to look for the files on the SD card. You may also want to change the settings in apps that you use to create new files (like the camera) to save new ones to the card rather than the phone.
 
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