Using External SD Card for storage

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Using External SD Card for storage

Postby kpctoy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:05 pm

Hello,
I have a Droid DNA that does not have an external memory slot. What I do have is a dongle that connects to the data port on the bottom of the phone that connects to a 64gb thumb drive. The device recognizes the drive as well as other application but Lap Timer does not. I've re-booted, removed and re-installed but every time Harry's starts it shows the following in video list:

/storage/emulated/legacy/Movies
/storage/emulated/0/Android/data/

Is there a way to force save to the USB drive?

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Kevin


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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby Harry » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:23 pm

It looks like the external memory slot is not mapped to a standard directory recognized by LapTimer. Please investigate to precise path the memory car is mapped and I can add it to an upcoming bug fix release. Try for example ES File Explorer. In case it can access your SD card, it will show a path too.

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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby kpctoy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:35 pm

Hi Harry,
ES File Explorer shows it as:
USB20FD

Is that what you need?


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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby Harry » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:45 pm

No, it will be mapped to some file path starting with a slash "/". Something like the two paths in your post above.

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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby kpctoy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:09 pm

All I can seem to find is this:
/storage/USB20FD


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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby kpctoy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:26 pm

Here is what I have:
/sdcard/usbstorage/USB20FD
/sdcard/usbstorage/SDA1

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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby Harry » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:24 pm

O.k., please watch release notes for upcoming versions and let me know if you get the USB storage shown as a separate section in Video List. Do all this paths show the same content?

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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby Harry » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:04 pm

Instead of adding a special solution for a special device, you will find a new Expert Setting in LapTimer v21.0.5:

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Once it is available, enter something like /sdcard/usbstorage/USB20FD. You will probably need to restart the app to get an effect.

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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby kpctoy » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:54 pm

Great, this looks like a very good solution.

Thank you!


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Re: Using External SD Card for storage

Postby MrBlah » Tue May 09, 2017 1:08 pm

omg this is great now I do not have to shop for only phones with sd slots!

time to find a new chinese phone!



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