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Moto Z force from maxx, protected media?

2016-09-04, 6:00 AM

Got moto z force a couple of weeks ago,  love it 


Followed prompts to transfer all content to new phone from my maxx, worked great and everything shows up on my phone. 


Got a micro sd card today and put it in, set it as a separate storage drive, not internal. Asked if I wanted to transfer media, i went for it. I have video, music and photos but the transfer just found photos. I then tried to move music to my sd using my solid explorer, got an error.  It did let me copy. 


I next used a USB cord to plug my phone into my laptop. When I looked at the files on the sd card from the laptop, th music I copied was there and the photos I had taken with the z were there,  but none of the other previous photos.  So,  nothing from the phone transfer. 


My old phone was the maxx running 4.4.4. I am guessing anything transfered from the older operating system becomes protected.


This isn't so much a problem ...  I should be able to just copy all my media from within my z to the sd, then take out the sd card, back it up, then delete all media from within the phone, then pop the sd in and I should be good to. 


Just mentioning this here in case this behavior is not intentional as feedback for motorola and for anyone else who might run into this




Edit 9-4 with additional info ....


Discovered that my media is all in the folder: Verizon Content Transfer > storage > emulated > 0 


Also discovered within the phones File Manager app a menu on the left choice of One Key Transfer, I was able to use this tool to transfer all media to the microSD card succesfully :)

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