Help w files on sd card

Discussion in 'Smart Phones and Devices' started by Pivo504, Jun 30, 2019.

  1. Pivo504

    Pivo504 2[H]4U

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    So I have mp3 mixes on my sd card on my Samsung s5 that I want to delete but somehow they are read only. I cannot uncheck it either to delete the files....not sure how to delete now? !
     
  2. Brian_B

    Brian_B 2[H]4U

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    Sounds like a permissions issue. I would try to take ownership of the files.
     
  3. Pivo504

    Pivo504 2[H]4U

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    How do you do that? It's simply mixes in mp3 format. For sum odd reason only 10 of the 100 mixes are read only...
     
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    Pivo504 2[H]4U

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    Tup3x [H]ard|Gawd

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    How are you trying to delete them?
     
  6. Pivo504

    Pivo504 2[H]4U

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    Just right click delete lol
     
  7. Tup3x

    Tup3x [H]ard|Gawd

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    Ehh.... So you mean you have connected the phone to PC or use SD card reader? You haven't tried any file manager(s) or music players on phone?

    If all fails copy the stuff you want to keep somewhere safe and format the SD card.
     
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  8. Pivo504

    Pivo504 2[H]4U

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    Yes I tried ez file manager and it said it was deleted but when I checked my storage amount it didn't go down by 2 gigs (the amount I want to delete) so I checked and the files poof reappeared in the folder again?!
    also tried to delete it thru my Samsung audio app but it won't. Then thru windows I tried and it says it's read only it cannot be deleted wth? ! I deleted 80 other mixes perfectly fine..
     
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  9. Tup3x

    Tup3x [H]ard|Gawd

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    Copy your stuff and format it.
     
  10. captmeach7

    captmeach7 n00b

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    If the app you use to mix is on the phone, try force closing that and then deleting the files.
     
  11. pek

    pek prairie dog

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    Or maybe cloud sync replaces them?