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Posted - 02/01/2024 :  00:26:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Works OK on Nokia 8, but 8.3 might be different.
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Posted - 02/01/2024 :  05:56:51  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Unfortunately, I upgraded my Nokia 8.3 to Android 12 (think it was 10 before). Before upgrading I had all files access to orglk8000.beta files directories for Maps, etc. Now with Android 12, I do not.

Looking at settings for Android 12 under Permission Manager. The lk8000.beta app does not give "All Files Access". It explicitly allows "Access to Media Only". That must be why I can't easily copy in files.

Could this be a manifest regarding Permissions set up in the app? Or is this just an artifact of Android 12?

Originally posted by brunotl

Originally posted by wrogers

Can't get this work on my Nokia 8.3 Android 12. I have so many "Files" apps now, it's easy to lose track.

work on all phone android device i have and also all my friend's devices ( many manufacturer and all Android version from 8 to 14 ... )

but never tested myself a Nokia 8, so maybe this device don't work same as all others ...

Walter Rogers
Palmdale, California
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Marco from Hangar 5

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Posted - 16/02/2024 :  11:51:42  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have Android 14 on my Pixel 7, and also could not get it to work with EX file explorer, like I used to in the past, but with the Files app Bruno provided, I can copy files from the download directory on the phone to the LK8000 directories. Handy for if you have not a laptop with you, like during Competition briefings, when last minute waypoint files are provided or some special airspace file (shit happens, and always causes panic among the pilots)!

Open the "files" App
Tap the "Download" directory
Tap and hold the file you want to copy (green check mark in front of the file)
Tap the three vertical dots in the upper right hand corner and tap "copy to.."
Tap the three horizontal stripes in the upper left hand corner
Tap "LK8000" in the list
Tap the directory you want the file to be copied to.
Tap the "copy" button on the bottom of the screen.


Check if the file is copied by tapping the three horizontal stripes again, and navigate to the LK8000 directory.

Note I have not done anything with app permissions or anything like that. But I know Android might cancel some permissions if an app is not used for a long time, but these should be reinstated if you open the LK8000 app again. So maybe just open LK8000 first (and close it again after a minute or so) before starting to copy files, so it is visible in the 'files'app.

I hope this helps!

BU (PH-588)
Mini Nimbus HS7, s/n 039
Zweefvliegcentrum Noordkop, NETHERLANDS
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