READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE… permissions on Android 13+

Hi there,i have a problem with read_external_storage ,please if any one has a solution.

What exactly is your problem?
Probably you wanted to write READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE instead of WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE?


i have a problem just with the reading files ,I can save it normally but cannot read it

Show us a screenshot of your relevant blocks
Are you trying to read a text file? From where? Shared storage, ASD or assets? How did you set the file scope? Which error message do you get?

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What happens if you press Button1?

It looks like you are trying to read a text file from ASD.
Use a relative path relative to ASD
To read a text file from ASD you do NOT have to ask for any permissions
Your correct filename seems to be /Me/notme.txt


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Try a Do it here

The MakeDirectory block seems to return False
Can you confirm that?


its works thank you so much

what exactly works?
please provide a screenshot of your working blocks


The File component needs (uses) relative paths. With FileScope=App the path is relative to the ASD, so put there just the fileName. With FileScope=Legacy or Shared the path is relative to the root dir of the external storage.


The File.ReadFrom method should work (for FileScope=App) with only the fileName (without a starting slash).

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Sorry for responding late, i use /Me/notme.txt and it works

I appreciate your help, i have another problem I am trying to record a sound with (a sound recorder) and then encode that sound to String by the extension Filey, and that normally works After that I decode the result of the encoded file (String) to file and save it to the path /storage/emulated/0/Android/com.example.ouam/files/ MyDocuments/Recordings/record21.3gp but not working


Is your current problem (topic) solved? If so, mark the best answer as the solution. For another question regarding the SoundRecorder, please open a new topic.

ok i did it please check if