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Why can't I move apps to external sdcard? [duplicate]

I'm using Redmi 5 Plus with global Oreo 8.1 ROM, rooted with Magisk. And I can't move my apps to external sdcard. I tried with native method of Android. But the Redmi 5 Plus or MIUI doesn't seem to ...
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Installing to SDCard by default

I would like to know whether there is a way to tell Android to install applications on the micro SD card by default instead of having to download applications to internal memory first and then having ...
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How to stop apps writing to "Android" folder on the SD card?

I have a (seemingly) simple question to which I haven't found a clear answer to. My phone creates an "Android" folder on my SD card and I'm wondering if it could be moved into the phone's internal ...
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Decrypting microSD card on another Android device or desktop computer

I'm looking for a solution that would allow to encrypt external microSD card with the following conditions: external microSD card is not merged with the internal storage; encrypted external microSD ...
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How to free Internal Storage by moving data or using symlink / bind-mount with Adoptable Storage?

Galaxy S5 running LineageOS 16 (Android 9). I'm having issues with running out of storage space, even though I have 128GB external SD card, merged with the internal storage. Is there a way to create ...
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Can't move certain apps to my SD card [closed]

I recently reset my phone to factory settings, because I didn't have enough space on my internal memory, and I wanted to start off anew. When I started downloading apps onto my phone that I had ...
Cynthia Hoffman's user avatar
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Why root cannot access ".android_secure" directory on external SD card?

I have an Android 9 tablet, rooted by way of Magisk. It has an external SD card mounted as sdfat on /mnt/media_rw/1234-5678 which is mounted on four other mount points, all as type sdcardfs, with some ...
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Why do I have an SD card but still no storage space?

I have a textbook Android tablet and an SD card, but when I try to download apps like Viber and other apps, they say I have insufficient space and my tablet is saying "Storage space is running ...
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Is there a way to move apps to sd card if your phone doesnt support it?

In Huawei Phones moving apps to sd card isn't supported,there isn't an option to use sd card as internal storage too,is there anyway to bypass that and move apps to sd card without rooting android ...
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How to install apps to SD card with low internal storage - adoptable, app2sd, Xposed?

I’ve spent hours today trying to install an app on my 9.0 phone. App size: ~1.5gb Internal storage: 13/16gb. SD card (formatted to adoptable): 4/64gb I’ve read answers here explaining why it won’...
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How do I move apps to SD card on Android 7

I'm getting tired of deleting apps to install an app. Right now I need every app I got but also need to download another app. I got no more space left. I've searched high and low for a way to move my ...
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Cannot move app to SD card

I am using Android 8.1 in a Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime. Some apps show a Storage used option. This means they can be stored in Device memory or External storage. I mean to move all apps to External ...
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Cannot move apps to SD card using App2SD

I have Samsung Galaxy Core Prime running Android 5 Lollipop. I try to move some apps in the SD card with App2SD, but the file manager does not work. Can anyone here tell me more about my issue? ...
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