Galaxy Note 4 supports micro SD expanded storage up to 128GB
Run out of phone storage? You can save Galaxy Note 4 camera photos and videos to SD card.
One of the advantages of Samsung Galaxy devices over some other Android devices is the SD card slot, which allows you to expand the storage affordably. Galaxy Note 4 is not an exception.
Actually, Galaxy Note 4 supports micro SD up to 128GB. So, you should not worry about the storage when using Galaxy Note 4 camera.
By default, after you insert a micro SD card to Galaxy Note 4, the photos and videos will be saved to the SD card automatically.
So, you may use the micro SD card for Galaxy Note 4 camera photos and videos without any settings.
But it is always a good idea to check whether the micro SD card is actually used for your photos and videos.
How to check whether device storage or memory card (SD card) is used for Galaxy Note 4 camera?
Start Camera app on Galaxy Note 4.
In the top right (landscape orientation) corner, you can notice several icons.
If the current storage location for Galaxy Note 4 camera is memory card (i.e., micro SD card) , the memory card icon will be displayed as shown below.
If the storage location is device (i.e., internal storage), there will be no icons for it.
So, you can quickly check the icons in camera app to find out whether the photos and videos will be saved to the device or to the memory card.
How to set storage location for Galaxy Note 4 camera?
At anytime, you can change the storage location for Galaxy Note 4 camera photos and videos. All new photos and videos will be saved the new location.
This setting does not change the existing photos and videos. In other words, this setting does not move you existing photos or videos. You can use My Files app in your Galaxy Note 4 to move the existing photos and videos.
To set storage location for Galaxy Note 4 camera, you may follow these steps.
Start Camera app.
tap Settings (gear icon) — More (…) as shown below.
Tap Storage location as shown below.
In the storage location pop-out window, you can choose one of the two options for your photos and videos taken from Galaxy Note 4 camera:
- Device. Photos and videos will be saved in Galaxy Note 4 internal storage.
- Memory card. Photos and videos will be saved in the Micro SD card.
Tap any locations on the screen to return.
Why there are some photos still saved in internal storage, although the storage location is set as memory card?
The internal storage (device storage) will always be used when:
- Photos are taken in burst mode, or
- Photos are taken for S Note’s photo note.
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More how-to guides , tips and tricks for using Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are available at Galaxy Note 4 how-to guides page.