I have a Huawei ascend y300 4.1 android jelly bean .Every time I try downloading apps from google play it says "Couldn't install on USB storage or SD Card" I try deleting apps I don't use for memory space but it still doesn't work,How can I Sort this out ???


1) Go to your phone's Settings > Storage

2) Unmount SD Card (your external SD card)

3) Download/install from the app(s) from the Store again

4) Go back to Settings > Storage - then Mount your SD card again (or reboot)

Or you can try this

1)Insert the sd card in you windows pc

2)You will find a folder named android_secure in it you will find the file named smdl2tmp1.asec delete it

(Make sure in pc folder options, the show hidden files are enabled and the hide protected operating system files is unchecked)

Source: XDA


Sounds like it's trying to install direct to your SD card.

  1. Go to settings>storage>unmount SD card
  2. Install the app
  3. mount SD card again

Better You Format and try again , still prob download your app from your Pc ,search playstore and download from it .If you havent set your mobile number ,set it . Or Download apks from http://apps.evozi.com/apk-downloader/ in your pc and copy and move it to your Mobile phone

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