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I have apps such as Any.DO and AK Notepad installed in My Samsung Galaxy Y Android 2.3.6 phone. I have tried Titanium Backup and App 2 SD (move app to SD) but still not able to move these apps to the SD card at all. What's wrong? Can someone help me out here?

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What happens if you try to move the apps to SD? –  Flow Aug 17 '12 at 20:16
    
@Flow see my answer. Both apps have widgets integrated, so they most likely do not support App2SD. –  Izzy Aug 17 '12 at 20:20
    
If you want to move your app to sd card because of "low internal storage" go check android.stackexchange.com/questions/30620/… –  Sylvain Huard Oct 10 '12 at 2:46

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An app must explicitly support App2SD, or you cannot move it to the card. There are several reasons why an app might not support it:

  • using widgets (both mentioned apps seem to fall into this category. AK Notepad: "Pin notes to your home screen"; Any.DO: "You can even add our widget to your homescreen")
  • running a service

As the sdcard would be unaccessible when connecting to a computer, both things would "crash" (as they could no longer access their data etc.). Of course there's always the possibility the developer simply didn't care -- in which case you should contact him and ask.

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