< Previous | Contents | Next >

25.1.4 Why do I have to use the “System Files Picker” to access files in Shared Storage?

The upcoming Android OS versions (Q and R) force all apps to go that way, and there is no way around it. Android Q introduces Scoped Storage and forces every app to use the “System Files Picker” in order to access files outside of its private, isolated storage.

We’re doing our best to give you an as smooth as possible transition. But it is clear that this is a major change, and we’re sorry for your inconveniences.

 Get this Doc as PDF