So many Chinese Android apps always creates garbage in SD card, like there is their's home. Some apps auto downloads binding apps to SD card, when I deleted them, they come up next time! So is there any idea to prevent this? This drives my crazy!

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    The apps will probably crash or fail to work if they can't read or write data. I think the answer is to uninstall the apps that do things you don't like. Nov 20, 2014 at 19:54

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If your phone is rooted you can freeze them by using SD Maid or Titanium Backup OR you can use a 'Grant Permission' app to limit their permissions (freezing them is the best option IMO). I have tried this myself on my Huawei phone and freezes all the bloatware (Chinese apps).

EDITED: Use a permission fix app and remove the SD card reading/writing permission.

Second Update: The app let you FIX permission for an individual app as well as all apps installed.

  • No no no, I need to use this app, I dont wanna freeze it!
    – John
    Nov 20, 2014 at 14:50
  • I'm not wanting to prevent the rw on SD card, that will disable all apps to rw it. What I want is disable some apps to rw some folders or files, got it?
    – John
    Nov 20, 2014 at 15:03

For all apps I have this answer, but if you want it for a specific app since Android 6.0 Marshmellow the is a way to control app permissions!

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There is also the option for turning on/ off the app permissions for the device storage. If you disable that, then the app always ask you before writing/ reading on the external sd-card. Notice that also the internal storage isn't accssesable for the choiced app.

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