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Questions tagged [app2sd]

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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Micro sd card partition strategy for Android (context of wear leveling & data corruption)?

The primary issue relates to bad blocks / clusters and it happens to be android platform. This is a Sandisk 128gb (leave this link - it is not an ad). Some cards indicates other problems like memory ...
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SD card had bad sectors after chkdsk. Is that Logical or physical ?and path from here

This is about data corruption on android . The primary issue relates to bad blocks / clusters and it happens to be android platform. So this is a super user and NOT android enthusiast question. ...
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cannot write to exFAT directory ( WhatsApp image directory)

so I am running a galaxy j7 on Android 7 nougat something very strange happened recently just to give you a background to not max out my internal storage I have mounted WhatsApp folder using a third ...
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Applications installed on SD card moved back to internal storage after updates

I saw in one question a reference to moving apps which I do all the time. But my phone moves them back to the phone (internal storage) after any update. So besides using my Android, what am I doing ...
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How to mount sdext2 partition by Apps2SD script, before system mount?

Using Apps2SD Pro app on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005, Resurrection Remix Nougat v5.8.5 with Magisk v17.1. I lose the linked apps again & again after reboot. This happened several times already. ...
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Can't move apps from internal to external storage

I'm trying to move with Lucky Patcher (also with app2sd and Samsung stock app) some apps from internal to external storage, but everytime with every apps movable I got this message: java.lang....
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System data folder size is 3.5GB on external sdcard second partition

I have created a second ext2 partition on my sdcard and use App2Sd to link apps on it. The problem is, I just discover a folder called system data that is 3.5GB and I don't know why is it and neither ...
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Move apps to the SD card and keep them there

I have a phone with a very small internal memory (LG K7, just 4GB storage, running Android 5.1.1) but a nice roomy (64 GB) external SD card, so naturally I use an application manager (specifically, ...
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App can't be moved to SD Card , Option not available

I've installed a app called PyDroid 3 from Play Store, but I don't have much space available on my internal memory so i wanted to move the app to SD Card. But Move To SD Card option is available on ...
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How to install app onto sd card with root (Samsung)

SM-A520F | Android 7 What I've tried: I partitioned the sd card using minitool partition wizard. I partitioned it into 100gb fat32/exfat and 20gb ext4 partition. I was able to install apps onto the ...
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Format SD card 2nd Partition as F2FS

Apps2SD supports F2FS for a SD card's 2nd partition. How do I format the 2nd partition as F2FS from Microsoft Windows or via adb?
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Can I install apps to adopted SD card from recovery?

WhatsApp is stubborn about not installing to SD card. I have an unlocked bootloader, but have not rooted or installed a custom recovery yet. I am trying to avoid rooting because of SafetyNet, and ...
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How can I make sure apps that are moved to the SD card stay there?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505, Android 5.0.1, not rooted). Have 16GB total internal storage, and a 32GB SD card - the internal storage always seems to fill up quite quickly (not least ...
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“force allow apps on external” on EMUI 5.x not toggling on

so i've been trying to force allow apps on external storage by ticking the option: force allow apps on external under the developer options segment of the phone but it just doesn't seem to work. ...
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SOLVED : External SD card error : java.lang.IllegalStateException : No suitable external storage

I have a Motorola Moto E LTE 2015 (XT1524) (surnia) and a Lexar micro SDHC card 1000x 32Gb. I followed this how-to install-link2sd-apps2sd-marshmallow, to put my apps on the SD card. I split my SD ...
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How to move apps on SD-card to bigger SD-card without PC

I need simple steps to switch full sd card that have some apps on that sd card larger memory I need to switch from fullsd card to my new 128GB sd card but i have no computer at all, no laptop as well. ...
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Problem in usb debugging

I wanted to move all inbuilt apps on my Samsung Galaxy On7 to the sd card to free up space. To do this, I followed this site. However, even after enabling USB debugging, the desktop is not being able ...
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Android mount external sdcard obb to internal SD card succeed

(I posted this question on Stack Overflow before(https://stackoverflow.com/questions/42738392/android-mount-obb-to-external-sd-card-failed), then I found here may be a better place to post this ...
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Lenovo tablet with two internal partitions - How to move apps to SD?

Not specific to any model but for most Lenovo devices, including phones. For some reason, some brands, mainly Chinese ones, include two internal partitions. Second partition is shown as "USB Storage" ...
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Error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: java.util.concurrent.TimeoutException: Thread Binder_C gave up waiting for partitionMixed after 180000ms

After entering the final command to make a mixed-format SD card in How can I move apps to SD on non-adopted Marshmallow storage?: $ adb shell sm partition disk:179,64 mixed 25 I meet this error: ...
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App2sd compatible email app

I have a Casio G'zOne Commando C771 phone. It only has 400 MB of internal storage (!!!). I want to connect to my email, but if I use the built in email app, it will very quickly fill up what little ...
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Moving big apps to SD card on 4.4.2

My Android is 4.4.2, Phone model: Panasonic eluga s. I have a 32 GB SD card in my cell. Please tell me how to shift big apps to SD card. I also have root access. There is no option of move to SD card ...
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Cannot move apps to SD Card

I own a Motorola Moto G 3rd generation upgraded to Marshmallow with an SD card plugged in (formatted as internal storage) and I am not able to get the apps to install there. I tried app2sd and I am ...
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Does moving apps to internal sd storage move the app save data as well?

I am just wondering. Lets say I move the game "Cooking Mama" to the adopted internal SD storage. The game is says 73.21 mb after the move. Does that include the game saves and downloaded content or ...
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My apps don't move to SD-card

I need some help. I just bought a new phone Android 6.0 (Huawei Honor 7 lite) and I can't move apps to my SD-card. I enabled primary storage as SD-card but the apps are still in internal memory and ...
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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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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 adopted storage

So now we have excellent adopted 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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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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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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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 and ...
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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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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" ...