Dan Gookin shows how to pin or download music, movies, and ebooks to your device so that you can access the media without an internet connection. Learn how to view only downloaded items in your media libraries, and remove downloaded media to free storage.
- [Instructor] To keep from overflowing…your Android device's storage,…media is stored on the cloud and accessed…over the gizmo's internet connection.…This media includes music, movies, and eBooks.…When an internet connection isn't available,…you can download or pin the media to your device.…For example, you're traveling across country,…and you want a slate of tunes available,…or a TV show to watch, but you know internet…isn't going to be available, and you don't want…to overpay for that in-flight WiFi.…
Open the relevant app such as Play Movies shown here.…Tap the side menu icon and choose Library…to view movies and TV shows you own.…Each one of these items is played…over an internet connection, so if you want…to watch La Luna out in a forest…with no internet available, it won't play.…To remedy that problem, tap the Download button.…The movie is downloaded to the device.…Any movie or media item saved on the device…features this checkmark icon,…and not the download icon.…
To see only downloaded items,…those saved on your phone or tablet,…
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- Finding and managing apps
- Shooting video
- Editing images
- Managing contacts
- Listening to music
- Exploring Google Assistant
- Printing from your Android