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I have an android ICS tablet and I'd like to install applications on the external memory card (not the internal memory / internal SD).

Is it possible to do so? A solution that does not require rooting would be great.

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The "official" version disappeared in ICS. But you can use root-solutions (creating symbolic links) Therefore you need two partitions on your sdCard.

A complete explanation can be found here: http://www.modaco.com/topic/331205-guide-how-to-get-more-free-space-for-your-apps/

(The root-variants still work)

you will need a rooted phone though

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Which version are you mentioning? –  lisa1987 Jul 10 '12 at 17:15
    
You can use any of those versions, which require partitioning your SD-Card. But as I wrote: You have to root your device, sorry. If its about memory. Most Applications which use a big amount of disc space can have their data saved on SD. (Like Navigation applications). If it is a specific application try searching for a solution for that specific application. For example: Sygic can save its maps on SD –  Ole Albers Jul 12 '12 at 12:25
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