Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Set SD Card as the Default Storage in Internet App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Keeping the internal storage has free space enough is a thing that you need to do to make sure your phone can work well and doesn't encounter any error caused by low internal storage. Given that fact, it's no wonder if some of the stock apps have been equipped with an option to let the user switch the default storage of the app from the internal storage to the SD card. So does with the stock browser app that lets you to directly save all downloaded files to the SD card so that you don't need to worry your internal storage will quickly run out, especially if you like downloading many things from the internet.

How to save downloaded files to the SD card in Internet app?
Assuming that you have attached a SD card into your phone, then you can change the default storage in Internet app by using the following steps:
  1. Open Internet app.
  2. Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.
  3. Tap Content settings.
  4. Tap Default storage and then select SD card.
  5. Now, all of downloaded files will be saved to the Download folder in the SD card.

As a note, the Internet app will re-use the internal storage as the default storage when you reset the Internet app settings or perform clear data for this app from the app manager. So, when you have to do those two actions for any reason then you have to set back the SD card as the default storage manually if you still want your downloaded files to be saved directly to the SD card.

1 comment:

  1. I was wondering how to make the sd card the default save location for my text message photos. I used to be able to do that, but after the update, it no longer saves to the SD card. Thanks!


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