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How Do I Switch From Internal Storage to SD Card?

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How Do I Switch From Internal Storage to SD Card?

To switch between internal storage and the external memory card on a dual storage device like the Samsung Galaxy S4, please tap on the icon in the upper left to slide out the Menu. You can also tap and drag-right to slide the menu out. Then tap on "Settings".

Then tap on the "Storage:". This switch will tell the computer application which volume to display for syncing.


Select a storage location and then tap "Switch" to confirm.

The library database will be deleted. Please wait a few minutes for it to be rebuilt.

We recommend only using one volume to store your media. If you choose the memory card, please do not store media files on the internal storage location as this will cause errors during the sync/import process.

Also, with Android 4.4 (KitKat), Google changed it so that no apps can write to the SD card except for a very specific location. This causes doubleTwist to think that there is a problem with the SD card as we write the database and log files to the SD card. This behavior of writing to the SD card is slightly different from some other apps that only write to their own app storage directory on internal storage.

You can leave the "Storage:" switch as "Internal" and any music files on the SD card will be scanned by the Android Media Scanner. doubleTwist Music Player will then import this information into the library database and you will be able to play the files inside doubleTwist Music Player.

Because of this change made by Google, we are not able to AirSync to the SD card. The QA/Dev team is investigating ways to work around this Google imposed limitation on SD cards.

Update: There is an AirSync beta available. Please see our Google+ community for more information.

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