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    I HATE the pre-installed 'My Files' app! Whoever wrote that should be fired, and then hung by the .....! And I hate that, that's the 'only way' to write to the external SD Card.It's a piece of garbage, and I won't begin to list all the flaws I've found in it. That's not why I Googled this topic. I just spent '1 hour' on the telephone with Samsung 'trying' to get, One Simple Question Answered.And, 'of course' they wouldn't get into that question, without the remote access thing, (which really I hate giving to someone!).Now I know that there has been two updates to Android since the 4.4.2 that's currently on my S4 phone.My question to Samsung was; In any updated versions of Android, was the issue of writing to the external SD Card, (with anything other than the 'My Files' app), resolved?...

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    I HATE the pre-installed 'My Files' app! Whoever wrote that should be fired, and then hung by the .....! And I hate that, that's the 'only way' to write to the external SD Card.It's a piece of garbage, and I won't begin to list all the flaws I've found in it. That's not why I Googled this topic. I just spent '1 hour' on the telephone with Samsung 'trying' to get, One Simple Question Answered.And, 'of course' they wouldn't get into that question, without the remote access thing, (which really I hate giving to someone!).Now I know that there has been two updates to Android since the 4.4.2 that's currently on my S4 phone.My question to Samsung was; In any updated versions of Android, was the issue of writing to the external SD Card, (with anything other than the 'My Files' app), resolved?In other words, 'I' I updated to a later version of Android, can I use any other file manager, to write to the external SD Card? I generally use an app that I found in the PlayStore called, 'X-plore', as my main file manager. It's a nice file manager... But I can't write to the external SD Card using it.I am 'not' going to update to any newer version of Android, unless I'm told that this whole issue had been fixed in a later version.After that 'hour' on the phone with Samsung, I still don't have a definite answer.Can anyone here tell me if this issue had been fixed, and in which newer version of Android?I found out a long time ago about this issue, and that I wasn't the only one complaining about it.

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