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Plex for Android not finding local videos

AshTray900AshTray900 Posts: 143Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

The new feature seems to be non functional for me. It can't even find my videos in the default camera location on internal storage galaxy s8, anyone else showing 0 videos?

Do I have to create a specific folder? I see no setting to change where it looks for videos

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  • sixonessixones Posts: 119Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Camera videos are shown in the Camera Roll feature and are kept out of the local playback list.

    Do you have other videos on the device that should be in the list, or do you just have videos from your camera?

  • AshTray900AshTray900 Posts: 143Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    my device is android, it stores pictures and videos in internal memory, DCIM/Camera folder

  • MovieFan.PlexMovieFan.Plex Posts: 16,033Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    The local videos option does not list videos in your camera roll. You can already get to these by clicking on the "Camera Roll" tab. This is intentional so you don't see the same videos listed in two different locations.

  • AshTray900AshTray900 Posts: 143Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    got ya! makes sense, I never store any other videos really besides google play stuff which is encrypted.

  • MovieFan.PlexMovieFan.Plex Posts: 16,033Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    You can move a camera roll video out to another location, which will then get detected for local playback if you want to give it a spin.

  • AshTray900AshTray900 Posts: 143Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    no big deal, I was just ignorant of the camera roll taking over the stock camera save location

  • MovieFan.PlexMovieFan.Plex Posts: 16,033Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    @AshTray900 said:
    no big deal, I was just ignorant of the camera roll taking over the stock camera save location

    Not sure what you mean. The camera roll is the location the camera saves to. The Plex app doesn't take anything over.

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