How to save photos on a microSD card in Android 8.0 Oreo and Android Nougat


There was a time when many Android phone manufacturers opted to eliminate the slots for MicroSD cards from their phones, betting on an almost infinite storage space (at that time). However, at the same pace as the internal memory grows, the size of apps and operating systems grows, as does the space occupied by the photos we take with our phones.

And it is that our cameras increasingly offer images in higher resolution so that once seemed an infinite space, today it remains small. For this reason we see manufacturers such as Samsung again add support for MicroSD cards in order to expand the internal space of their range tpes. But how to save photos on a microSD card ?

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We will explain how to do it in the two operating systems most present in the market.

Save photos to a microSD card in Android 8.0 Oreo

Google’s default camera will not let you save photos on the SD card on Android Oreo , but that does not mean that it is not possible to configure a microSD card as internal storage. For this, what you have to do is go to the Play Store to download a third-party camera app, such as, for example, Camera MX, one of the best camera apps for Android.

Now you simply have to access the downloaded application and locate the settings icon to access the configuration of it. Inside you will find an option to set the default location of our photographs by default. This is where you must select save photos to a microSD card .

How to save photos on a microSD card in Android 8.0 Oreo and Android Nougat

Save photos on a microSD card in Android 7.0 Nougat

The thing changes at the time of save photos on a microSD card in Android 7.0 Nougat, as soon as you insert the card and then open the default camera application of your phone, you will be shown a message that offers to change the storage configuration so that the photos are transferred to the microSD card from now on and thus save storage space in the terminal.

It is possible that for some reason you will not find this message, but change the Location of photos in Nougat Android is as simple as entering the camera app and, from the settings, change the storage path of our images as we have indicated in the previous step.

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