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Old July 24th, 2014, 09:56 AM   #36 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jimweda View Post
What gives them the right to take that away anyway?
It's not really a matter of "right". Google believed that allowing apps to write to the SD card unrestricted was a security risk. The turned this ability off in an OS update and you could have chosen not to install it if you wished. There was certainly a lot of noise about this before it actually happened.

If you are rooted, there is a free app that will restore the earlier functionality. See here [APP][4.4][ROOT] SDFix: Modify device permis… | Android | XDA Forum for details.
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