How to move media libraries to microSD card on Surface Pro 3

By | October 20, 2014
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Surface Pro 3 is powered by Intel i5 processor and comes with 128 GB and 256 GB hard drive options. You don’t need to spend $300 more to buy the 256 GB hard drive version, but here you can take advantage of the Surface’s microSD card option. Considering you are having 64 GB SD card, you can save $300 over the 256 GB model. The best way to manage microSD card storage for the media like music, leaving the surface hard drive for apps and the Operating System needs.

In the earlier Windows versions, there were some hoops which you needed to jump through because the removable devices couldn’t be added to the Windows libraries. Here is how to move the media libraries to the microSD card on the Surface Pro 3 tablet.



How to move media libraries to microSD card on Surface Pro 3
Method 1

  • First you need to insert the microSD card in the SD card slot on the back side of the tablet.
  • Now open file explorer and then search for the folder on the microSD card that you would like to add to your library.
  • Right click on the folder and then select, include in Library>Music.
  • Now open the Xbox Music and wait for it to add the files to your collection.

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Method 2



  • From the collection section in the Xbox Music, click on “Change where we look”
  • If you don’t find that option, open the charms bar, go to settings>Preferences and select “Choose where we look for music on this PC”
  • Click on + symbol and browse to the folder on the SD card.

If you want to remove the SD card from the library, then

  • Open the file explorer, right click on music library and select properties.
  • Click on the folder and then click remove.
  • Click OK.


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