App2SD or Apps2SD is a general term for moving applications to the SD card. See the full wiki entry for a disambiguation.

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Moving apps to SD card?

How do I exactly move apps to the SD Card? I have already rooted my phone, but I still don't know what to do next. I did some research, but I ended up getting stuff like "Settings > Apps > [App] > ...
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How to migrate to a larger sd card [duplicate]

I am using a rooted fire tablet and have some apps installed on a 4GB sd card. How can I migrate to a larger sd card? Will cloning and expanding the partition with gparted work? I'm familiar with ...
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move data+app to external sd card without root android 6.0

I wish to move all the game data to external sd card. The option in settings>app doesn't move the data to external sd card. It only moves the app to external sd card. I have LG G4(not-rooted). I ...
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Adoptable storage questions

I recently updated to marshmallow with cyanogenmod 13 to use the "adoptable storage" feature. I was disappointed to find out that that only some apps could be put on the adopted storage. I used ...
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samsung galaxy j1 apps don't work off sd card

just bought a samsung galaxy j1. it has 8GB of memory but when i move my games/apps to the sd card, to free up more space on the phone, i cannot use them. it says this app is not installed. how do i ...
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When an app is moved to an external microSD card, to where is it moved? [duplicate]

In Android KitKat on many devices, it is simple to move an app to an external microSD card. It's as simple as Settings -> Apps -> [Select the app] -> Move to SD card. For apps whose manifest allows ...
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Mass transfer apps to adoptive storage

So now we have excellent adoptive storage that lets us use the sdcard like it should have always worked. So far so good. However upgrading from Lollipop via titanium backup hits a snag - TB will ...
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app2sd via android terminal emulator?

ok so ik this has been asked 1,000,000 times...but not like this, i have a rooted plum z550 running stock kitkat 4.4.2, i dont have a pc, this phones default internal storage is 0.89 gigs...which is ...
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Using SD card as internal storage and migrate date

I read this question, but I want to update the question. Now with Android 6.0 we have the option to format the SD card as internal storage, and that's what I did. I also clicked that "Migrate data" ...
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Why can I move apps to sd card when using adopted internal storage (sd card)? Does it makes sense?

I formatted my sd card as adopted internal storage as possible in Android 6. However in the settings I can still move (some) apps to the "external storage". This is quite confusing as I thought they ...
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Rooted LG Stylo phone. How can I save all user files to SD card instead of internal storage?

I have used Link2SD to move all the movable apps to the SD card. I am still seeing the user files from Whatsapp getting created on the internal storage of the phone. The phone is rooted. So what else ...
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How to calculate size for 2nd partition for Link2SD / Apps2SD?

I've moved to Marshmallow (CM13) and unwittingly fallen victim to its regression in support for apps stored on the external SD card (since adopting external SD as storage is not option), so now I'm ...
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Android Marshmallow keeps moving apps to internal storage after update

I have a 32Gb SD card as adopted storage in my phone with Android M. It should be considered as the default installation storage for apps, as I have migrated the data to it. However, I still ...
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Move non-movable apps to SD Card on rooted phone

I have some big apps like Spotify on my phone which has not much empty space left on my internal storage. So I considered moving not only movable apps to sd card but others as well. I know that ...
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How can I move apps to SD on non-adopted Marshmallow storage?

Everyone seems to be getting excited about Marshmallow's adoptable storage feature, but to me it seems like a major regression. There can be several reasons for not adopting external storage: When ...
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Getting “App2SD is not supported” error when trying to move an app to my SD card

I’m using an Android LG Tribute phone, which I have rooted. I want to move some apps to my SD Card and so I installed the “LInk2SD” app (because there was no “Move to SD Card” for any of my ...
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App data moved to SD card is still in the internal storage

I've got a HTC M8 with the latest OTA Marshmallow 6.0 installed. I moved a big game to the SD-card using Settings > Apps > App > Storage > Change > SD-Card. It shows correctly as in ...
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Is this simple method of moving ANY app to an external SD card on KitKat reliable?

There are hundreds of articles and many SE QA's about moving apps to an external SD card. Some of the articles and QA's are outdated, some are incorrect, some require the device to be rooted, some ...
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External SD Card Detected, Files Not Showing

Being a BLU fan, I have a BLU Neo 4.5. A few days ago, I had this really strange experience; I have my 64 GB external SD card inserted and my phone's storage setting detected it. 64GB. However, when I ...
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Why am I unable to install apps on the SD Card of my device?

I have a Samsung Galazy GT S5312 and I am trying to install apps on the external SD Card. I have performed the following steps: Rooted the device Installed App2SD Successfully partioned the SD Card ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow adoptable storage - Why is it still using internal storage?

I have a 32GB MicroSD card adopted as internal storage on my Moto X Play (XT1563), and I've noticed that some apps don't completely move over to External Storage (specifically .obb files), despite ...
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I have low storage and the first aid did nothing more than what I've already done [closed]

but when I try moving apps to the sd card it only moved about 40mb of a1.5 gb game. why will nothing go in my micro. I bought 32 gb so now I'm ticked it won't work
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Better to keep frequently used apps on the Android device or move them to an external microSD card?

Apps on an Android device can be broken up into three categories: Apps frequently used, often scores of times per day Apps used 3-6 times per week Apps infrequently used For apps in Categories 2 ...
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Two sd card icons (one of them incorrectly marked corrupted) in the notification area

For Apps2SD I partitioned my 8 gb card into 4 fat32 + 4 ext4; as a result in Cyanogenmod 13 I now have two sd card notifications, the second partition described as corrupted (which is nonsense as most ...
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Which app specific prevents moving to external storage?

Subject. I'm not asking what I will lose if I move app, but rather about how system detects if app is "movable" or not and enables/disables corresponding button in "App Info" activity accordingly. ...
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Moved apps to SD. SD was full, Apps are vanished now, but phone storage stays clogged. What should I do?

Phone: GT-I9100 A: 4.1.2 I tried to move Apps from my phone to the SD card with root permissions enabled. I missed the point that the SD card was running out of space during the process. A warning ...
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Use sd card as internal storage and stop writing to internal memory for good

Smartphones seem to die after two years of usage, as if they knew that you just have paid the last instalment. The common reason seems to be the failure of internal memory. I'm desperately trying to ...
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My phone says all apps and games are on sd card but I don't think they are

I have all my apps on my sd card and my phone is 8gb but I only have 256mb left? After I moved a game that was .89gb to the sd card my phone still only has 346mb of free space. Help please.
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Storage issues on straight talk Paragon ZTE

I am unable to move apps or change app settings to SD storage. I only have 2 gigs of internal storage but an 8 gig SD card. Any suggestions on how to fix this as straight talk was no help!!!
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Application transfer from internal memory to SD card in Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360

How to move applications from internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 to SD card without adding any applications?
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Why do the *.asec files dissapear from /sdcard/.android_secure when phone boots?

I have been puzzled by this for sometime, I have found out that these *.asec files migrate to /mnt/secure/asec on my phone after it boots but it still seems they occupy space within the sdcard and if ...
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Apps break after they are moved to SD card

I am running a custom ROM (so it might be that). I have write permissions. But when I move apps to SD card after a reboot they are gone. Going to the app manager a toast appears "App isn't anvalible" ...
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Move applications to SD card in Samsung Exhibit?

I have just acquired my first Android phone -- a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (SGH-T599N) running Android version 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). Because the internal storage is fairly small (only 1.34 GB) I've ...
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How to move apps

How can I have LG e-612 running on jelly bean. Without apps it gives proper performance. When I'm trying to install apps from play store they get installed in internal memory. Phone is slow and ...
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Persisting problem with default install location

I've got a rooted Huawei Ascend Y300-0100 with slimLP 0.12 by chil360, but this problem was there before with many other stock/custom roms: I could never manage to force apps being installed on sd ...
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Location of apps moved to SD-card

My phone (Sony E4g, running Android 4.4.4) offers the possibility of moving some of the installed apps partially onto the (removable) SD-card. I use this feature regularly, and -in theory- quite a big ...
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Auto-Install Apps on the Sd Card? Samsung Galaxy J1 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy J1, and something I didn't notice when I was at the store is it only has 4gb of device storage space, of which 1.79gb are locked for system memory, so I am left with little ...
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App Won't Load After Link /data/app to 2nd SD-Card Partition

Lenovo S920 Android 4.2.1 Basically, I want to link my /data/app to /system/sd/app (2nd SD Card partition). I have mount my 2nd partition on boot to /system/sd/app correctly. Here what I got when ...
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I have more apps than my max storage

As you can see in the screen shot my device recognises I have ~.5 gig of storage left, but I have an impossible amount of apps. When I moved a 230 MB app from SD to phone the apps storage when from 5....
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HTC Desire 510 will not install apps to SD card

I have a HTC Desire 510. The internal storage space is 4 GB. So, like everyone else, I purchased a 64 GB SD card. Now, I've set all my settings to SD card. My problem is that apps will not download ...
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Move to application in sd card in htc desire 620

I have android phone htc desire 620 I want to move my all apps in sd card. I have tried but not able to do it. generally in another phone options is available in setting->apps->move to sd card but in ...
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Move app using file manage or force installation onto SD card?

First off: I haven't been able to root my phone. It's a ZTE Speed (N9130) on Android 4.4.4. I have gone through every rooting method available with the exception of guides that require special cables. ...
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Why application size increases after moving to sd card?

I installed application and see that it allocates say 35Mb. Then I moved it to alsd card and it allocates 41+Mb. I see these "changes" for every application which is moved to sd card. Why it is ...
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Move data of some Apps to SD card

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (4.4.4 and rooted) ... I have some dictionaries Apps... I installed the main App.. when we want to use.. we should download dictionaries package for each language we ...
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Explanation of Settings > Apps and internal vs external storage (Android 4.1)

Can anyone please provide a clear explanation of the different information displayed in the Apps section of Android Settigs? Precisely: Apps List The ON SD CARD tab. Does it show apps that are ...
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Can I force an app to download its data to the SD card?

I recently downloaded Vrse for messing around with VR stuff. To function, the app needs to download 360 degree video "scenes". The files are relatively large; generally a few hundred MBs. I'm ...
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Is Link2SD completely safe on a rooted device?

I have a rooted device, and I was wondering: Is Link2SD app safe to allow root access to? Is it a scam or anything? Does it work as is says it does and does it actually save the stuff to the SD card?...
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Installing apps and app data to the SD card

I would like to install most data for certain apps onto a 32GB SD card. I am planning to root my device with Android 5.0.1, a 16GB Nvidia Shield Tablet. Does anyone know of any good, safe and free ...
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LG Unify External to Internal

I have a LG Unify, which has a pathetic 1.2 gigs of internal storage and I put in a 16 gig SD Card which is showing up, but all the apps pile on to the internal one and there is no Move App to SD Card ...
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Can you move apps to SD card without rooting or computer?

I've done everything to move my apps to my SD card. I don't have a computer and I don't want to root my device. So how can I do it from my Verizon LG optimus Exceed 2?