Samsung's 5th-generation Android-based Galaxy smartphone was released April 11, 2014. Improvements to the phone include a fingerprint scanner, updated camera, larger display, and water resistance. It is available in four different colors; black, blue, white, and copper.

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Running out of memory

I have photos set to go onto installed SD card but they appear to also stay in the device memory, using 11M of space. If I delete photos in device memory, will it also delete the same photos on the SD card? If so, how can I avoid this duplication?

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What you need to do is copy out the photos onto a computer then delete the photos inside the phone. After you have done that you then copy all the photos in to the microSD card if you have enough space.

Make sure you also copy videos of course. The file location for photos usually are as follows:

Stored in phone memory: Internal Storage/DCIM/Camera

Stored in memory card: SD Card/DCIM/ Camera

You may additionally need to set the storage mode after plugging in the phone and unlocking the phone via the notification / status bar at the top drag it down and select MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). I think that is what it's called for the latest android operating system for your Samsung Galaxy S5.

TL:DR - Copy all photos from phone memory and memory card, delete photos on phone, copy them back into to memory card and you should have more space for internal storage.

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Thank you! Would I accomplish the same thing by simply removing the micro SD card and then delete the device photos?

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