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When you find some app on google-play-store and install it, the apk is downloaded to /data/local, i.e. to your internal-storage. You can't change that. Its after this your settings come into picture, your if have set to install it on sdcard it installs to sdcard.


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You may put your SD card to another phone. If it doesn't work either,then it means that your SD card may be crashed. In this way, you have to format the SD card and replug it to check it out. Make sure you have tick " Save new apps to SD card"option on your phone. Hope this can help you.


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If it gives you the option to move the game to SD Card then you, for sure, will be able to play it.


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None really. I suppose the biggest reason why people make such recommendation is because an end user could easily end up formatting the card with an incompatible filesystem, like NTFS. This in turn will cause further confusion to the user and additional forum posts. It is safer to just ask them to format the card using the phone's interface.


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It depends on the application in question, typically there should be an option within the app itself along the lines of "Save to External Storage" which should save the videos to your SD Card I know Udemy has this option as I have it set to Save to External Storage on my Note 3 HTH


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Well it turns out that the SD-CARD went into write protect while I was listening to music, Write protect mode is happening when suddenly while reading and writing something goes wrong like lost connection to chip or getting high voltages something like that, unfortunately Sd-Card is so dead and is non-writable, you can see the data but cannot change it, if ...


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I know this is late, but you actually can navigate your files from your web browser. Enter file:///sdcard as your URL and you should be able to navigate and access your files. Source: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2231949


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Edit: The solution is here: https://source.android.com/devices/storage/config.html "For Android releases 4.3 and later, the various fstab files used by init, vold and recovery were unified in the /fstab. file. For external storage volumes that are managed by vold, the entries should have the following format:" <src> <mnt_point> ...


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Here's how I did it when I needed to increase the size of my second (ext2) partition that Link2SD used for applications from 2GB to 6GB: Use free version of Mini Partition (v9.1) to a. shrink the first partition (FAT32) by 6GB b. ensure the existing 2GB ext2 partition is at the end (so that the second space after the first partition is the now ...


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Since yesterday I just went into same situation like you had described but then finally able to solve it using so many solutions video watched on Youtube, gone through number of articles and finally solve through XDA-Developers - Ultimate Kitket ROM site. You can choose any of ROM for your device, I had chosen Ultimate Kitkat. Also download Recovery file ...


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Don't know if this will help, but in Link2Sd there is a setting that can automaticaly move apps to the SD using the Native App2SD Method on android phones. You can use this to automaticly move apps2sd nativly and have it show notifications when this is available.


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Firelord gave me the tools to answer my own question, by asking me to post a screenshot of DiskInfo, which I have now added below my question. Corrections (if any) to my answer here are welcome. Looking at my DiskInfo, according to my understanding of Linux, I'll make the following deductions: Android 5.0 (ignoring the SD card) consists of the following ...


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I had the same problem on Alcatel POP C5 with Kingstone 8GB micro sd class 10 card. First i thought that the problem was with the phone. Then after replacing whit another, borrowed card, the phone was working normal again, so i concluded that it was the bad sd card. Using Wake Lock - PowerManager with PARTIAL_WAKE_LOCK enabled did solve the problem, ...


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Looking at my 32gb Nexus 5, it says that I have 26.8gb total space, so about 5gb sounds right. Samsung is also know for having a lot of bloatware on their OS which could be taking up some space. To my knowledge the only ways to free up space from the Samsung apps would require you to root your phone. In terms of running out of memory, it really depends how ...


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I think Link2SD could help you. It allows you to move apps to SD and link them so the system "thinks" they are still on your device's internal storage. I would give a try.


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Need more details before proper answer can be made for your device Alix The name of your Android device and anything else related to the issues you're device is having will make answers more on point. That being stated the following are things I've noted that can cause issues with installing apps and the fixes I've used. I've had issues with both ...



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