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Using an SD card - moto g6

Using an SD card on the moto g6


Apps and app data (including photos, videos, and music files) are stored in your phone’s internal storage. Files you download from email or the internet are stored there, too.

You can insert an SD card to instantly add portable storage to your phone for media files.

The moto g6 allows you to expand your memory by using a micro SD card. (up to 128 GB)

To insert the microSD card:

1.  Insert the tool that comes with your phone into the small hole on the card tray and pop out the tray.

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2.   Insert or remove the cards as needed.

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3.  Carefully insert the tray back in the phone and make sure it closes securely.

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Using your card 

  • Insert the SD card in your device
  • You will get a notification that a new SD Card has been detected.
  • Media, pictures, movies already on the card will be visible in the device photo gallery and media apps. New content side loaded to the card will also be available and viewable in media apps on the device
  • Through the Motorola camera application settings, you can select the default storage for pictures and movies captured through the Motorola camera app. Third party cameras might not offer this option.
  • Some third party applications will enable you to store their content on the SD card, but only if the application developer choses to do so (Google Play Music)
     

Move media from internal storage to SD card

  1. Go to Settings > Storage.
  2. Select your SD card.
  3. Touch Image > Storage settings > Move media.
  4. Check the boxes for types of media to move (pictures, movies, music).
  5. Touch Move.

Using your card as ‘Portable Storage'

Insert the SD card on your device

Android will notify you a new SD Card has been detected, you can setup the card as portable or internal storage

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If you decide to defer this decision, the card will be used as portable storage by default. you can change this selection through Settings -> Storage at a later stage

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Using your card as ‘Portable Storage’

Media, pictures, movies already on the card will be visible in the device photo gallery and media apps. New content side loaded to the card will also be available and viewable in media apps on the device

Through the Motorola camera application settings, you can select the default storage for pictures and movies captured through the Motorola camera app. Third party camera might not offer this option.

Some third party applications will enable you to store their content on the ‘portable’ SD card, as in lollipop; but only if the application developer chose to do so (Google Play Music)

If you select a card as portable storage, you will NOT be able to move applications to the card, nor will play store automatically install applications to this card


 

Remove SD card

Drag the SD card notification down, and touch Eject.

If you don't see the notification:

  1. Go to Settings > Storage.
  2. Next to your SD card name, touch Image.
  3. It's now safe to remove the card from the phone.

To insert the card into another device (computer, projector, etc.), you may need the adapter that came with your card. See device manufacturer's instructions for the type of adapter required and insertion instructions.

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