To help you support the latest versions of Android, the platform provides the following app compatibility feature for data storage.
Temporarily opt-out of scoped storage
Before your app is fully compatible with scoped storage, you can temporarily opt out by using one of the following methods:
- Target Android 9 (API level 28) or lower.
If you target Android 10 (API level 29) or higher, set the value of
truein your app's manifest file:
<manifest ... > <!-- This attribute is "false" by default on apps targeting Android 10 or higher. --> <application android:requestLegacyExternalStorage="true" ... > ... </application> </manifest>
To test how an app targeting Android 9 or lower behaves when using scoped
storage, you can opt in to the behavior by setting the value of