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Old December 31st, 2011, 11:39 AM   #101 (permalink)
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Should work but cant guarantee. Need to install the drivers yourself instead of htc sync. I assume its newer than android 2.1?!

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Should work but cant guarantee. Need to install the drivers yourself instead of htc sync. I assume its newer than android 2.1?!
Yes it is, I have just downloaded the latest market..will have a nosey in the Archos forums.

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Old January 3rd, 2012, 05:53 AM   #103 (permalink)
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Many thanks SUroot.

I'm due for an upgrade but nothing seems to be dramatically better to justify an upgrade & I love the Desire. It's been driving me nuts though because although I have everything on it I want, with the updated maps it kept giving me the low space warning with only around 10mb free.

Now even with the latest maps I've 25mb free. Some things had to be moved back to the phone, like Swiftkey, but even Facebook has moved to the sd card without issue.

This is a great, simple solution without going down the slightly scary route of rooting; I need the phone for work so can't risk doing something that I might mess up.

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Old January 3rd, 2012, 08:51 AM   #104 (permalink)
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Its the same amount of space as if you manually moved it. What would be interesting is to fi9nd out apps you couldn't previously move can now be moved. Maybe worth downloading apps2sd from the market to see how many apps it finds. to be honest, this trick is a bit crap. Rooting is a much better solution.
Thanks for the reply. Although in my case new apps do not install to SD by default, I could move a couple of apps that I couldn't before such as System Panel, HTC Sync and Comic Reader Mobi thus gaining around 6 MB, plus all the widgets (of course I didn't touch them and let them where they were). It wasn't possible to move Facebook though as mentioned by chrisrosevilla.

Rooting+A2SD is indeed better to gain advantage of all the partitions but till now I didn't have the nerve and I also didn't want to lose the looks of HTC Sense. I will go at the end with a ROM that offers Sense on top, but till then I will compensate with this trick.
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Hi! I need help! Does this work with T-mobile pulse mini? Because i installed the driver and the pc suite, then go to cmd, but after dab shell it says: error:device offline! Please help! Oh, and its works with android 2.1?
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Old January 7th, 2012, 03:32 AM   #106 (permalink)
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No it doesn't work with 2.1.

It expands the underlying "move to sd" functionality introduced in android 2.2

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Note*** This is for the HTC desire. This should work on most android 2.2+ devices (no 2.1 devices can do this)
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And how can i move my apps to the sd card on adroid 2.1??? Please Help!!!
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Rooting and custom ROM is the only way to go.

This is all I can find...

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Hi, I have a HTC Wildfire S and executed your first? Guide (sept 2010). Allthough SDK changed some things I succeeded for 100%. Thank you very much! I also learned that maybe the internal memory is the leading item I watch when I buy my new smartphone (over about two years ;-))
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I did it but after installing few applications I again got this msg, Memory Getting Low on HTC Desire
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I did it but after installing few applications I again got this msg, Memory Getting Low on HTC Desire
Couple of things, it doesn't always change the install location but it let's you move apps that you couldn't previously. Download "apps2sd" and see what it will let you move
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Couple of things, it doesn't always change the install location but it let's you move apps that you couldn't previously. Download "apps2sd" and see what it will let you move
I have App2SD already with me. Actually after doing the procedure you described App2SD allowed me to move another few applications that were not possible to move previously.

After that I installed a lot of apps and memory comes from 49mb to 25mb. I moved all possible applications. Only market app is left in the phone memory.

I don't know further to install more apps or not
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Old January 10th, 2012, 09:53 AM   #113 (permalink)
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Best thing is to consider rooting. Have a look in the rooting forum here. there is a sticky thread called "all about rooting"
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Best thing is to consider rooting. Have a look in the rooting forum here. there is a sticky thread called "all about rooting"
Hi, i just tried to root my HTC Desire GSM using unrevoked3, but it says “Error: failed to get root. Is your firmware too new?”, i am wondering could this trick here be the problem? Is there a way to undo this trick?

Or do i need to move all apps back to internal memory in order to root.

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Old January 13th, 2012, 03:30 AM   #115 (permalink)
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Hi, i just tried to root my HTC Desire GSM using unrevoked3, but it says “Error: failed to get root. Is your firmware too new?”, i am wondering could this trick here be the problem? Is there a way to undo this trick?

Or do i need to move all apps back to internal memory in order to root.

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Yes it is the problem. I state this in the rooting faq linked via the thread you just quoted me mention.

Re do the process but change the 2 to a 0.
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Hey i have a HTC Salsa and the low internal memory(a mere 150mb) frustrates me a lot. I am already using app2sd and have moved whatever apps are possible to move to the sd card using it. Will this method help me move any additional apps? Will it be possible to move apps like whatsapp? And will rooting my phone then do any good? Help me with the appropriate tutorials since im new to android.
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This should work if its 2.2 or newer which it sounds to be.

It's never going to be as good as rooting though. It merely delays the inevitable.

Check your HTC salsa forum here for rooting guides
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It runs 2.3
I checked the forums, but sadly there isn't a rooting guide available, since the phone isn't popular and was discontinued only a few months after being launched.
All i found was this- Salsa: All Things Root Guide
If i get the phone rooted somehow, what do i do next?
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Its a question I cannot answer i am afraid.

I do not verify the contents of this link

Root And Install ClockworkMod Recovery In HTC Salsa [Guide]
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Thanks anyway.
I found this link for creating custom memory partition on sd card-
HTC Salsa C510e Rooting - Englebert Life
At the end of the tutorial it says:
"basically the htcfs is mounting the /data from my sdcard on every reboot before all the applications start up. There is a step to copy all existing /data to the sd-ext and that is the trick to make the phone thinks that is using the internal memory and we have no longer facing insufficient disk space"
Will this work once i have my phone rooted?
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That would also need init.d support, which only custom roms use.

You could try an application called Link2SD once rooted though
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It was connected but not HTC Sync, connected it and it worked fine, thanks for your help.

Can this also been done on a Archos 101 Tab?

Happy New year folks.
With a lot of research, perhaps I am now learning why like many others I am stuck with the command prompt response fpm setInstall blah blah not operable program or batch file.

I simply cannot Sync with HTC. plugged/replugged, selected each of the three options from phone one by one for "Choose a connection type" still I cannot connect and still I get the following command prompt...

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With a lot of research, perhaps I am now learning why like many others I am stuck with the command prompt response fpm setInstall blah blah not operable program or batch file.

I simply cannot Sync with HTC. plugged/replugged, selected each of the three options from phone one by one for "Choose a connection type" still I cannot connect and still I get the following command prompt...

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No that command is error is nothing to do with HTC sync. You shouldnt need HTC sync running. Or even installed (so long as you have the dirvers).

What android version have you got?
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No that command is error is nothing to do with HTC sync. You shouldnt need HTC sync running. Or even installed (so long as you have the dirvers).

What android version have you got?
HTC Wildfire Android 2.2 sir.
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Ok. Please can I have a screen shot of the error In command prompt? I may spot something....

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Does doing this to your phone void it off its warranty?
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Ok. Please can I have a screen shot of the error In command prompt? I may spot something....

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Here is the screen shot you asked for, as you can see, it doesn't all fit in a paste/copy but perhaps enough for you to pick up on the fact that "adb shell" does not work in the command prompt, only "adb." What's run remote shell interactively?





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Doesnt appear to be a screenshot...
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No, I will have to keep working on this. Cutting, cropping, pasting yields too many words to post and when I cut down the size nothing loaded. Is there a way I can send it as an attachment?
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Hey everyone,

just found this thread and am trying to make this work.
downloaded and unzipped fine.
Added htc sync and got it up and running

when i do the cmd stuff this is what i get:

C:\Users\Scott\cd\android-sdk-windows\tools

C:\android-sdk-windows\tools>adb shell
$ pm setInstallLocation 2
pm setInstallLocation 2
$

I dont get the daemon part that was discussed, and I followed the instructions to the best of my ability

A new app install still tries to install into app storage.
Its not working. Anything someone can help with?
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Hey everyone,

just found this thread and am trying to make this work.
downloaded and unzipped fine.
Added htc sync and got it up and running

when i do the cmd stuff this is what i get:

C:\Users\Scott\cd\android-sdk-windows\tools

C:\android-sdk-windows\tools>adb shell
$ pm setInstallLocation 2
pm setInstallLocation 2
$

I dont get the daemon part that was discussed, and I followed the instructions to the best of my ability

A new app install still tries to install into app storage.
Its not working. Anything someone can help with?
Its not a very good solution this. It may still have partly worked.

Do you know of any applications (that were not pre-installed) that previously couldnt be moved? Check if they now can be.
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Its not a very good solution this. It may still have partly worked.

Do you know of any applications (that were not pre-installed) that previously couldnt be moved? Check if they now can be.
I looked and I could move avg and twitter. neither really function when they are moved. so they got moved back. i could do a step by step guide with screenshots if that would help aid in getting it working right.
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It's working...

There are only 5 steps so not sure what you'll be adding

Do what you want though
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When I type in adb shell (after I achieve c:\android yada yada) it gives back to me a simple "$" symbol. Why?
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When I type in adb shell (after I achieve c:\android yada yada) it gives back to me a simple "$" symbol. Why?
Because you're in adb shell. I.e you are at the adb shell prompt now, instead of the cmd prompt
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If i do a factory reset do i have to do this again or not ?
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nvm fixed! A MILLION THANKS FOR THIS!
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I get the problem of it just saying

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C:\android-sdk-windows\tools>adb shell
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I can't do a sync because no matter what I do or which computer I do it on, my phone refuses to mount the SD card with HTC Sync and just whinges with "Fail to mount/unmount device storage card". Did work with HTC Sync before I updated though :S

Apps still download to the internal memory too, am I doing something wrong in the process? Can provide screenshots if more info is necessary
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Yes, thats right. No error so it completed successfully.

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I can't do a sync because no matter what I do or which computer I do it on, my phone refuses to mount the SD card with HTC Sync and just whinges with "Fail to mount/unmount device storage card". Did work with HTC Sync before I updated though :S
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Couple of things, it doesn't always change the install location but it let's you move apps that you couldn't previously. Download "apps2sd" and see what it will let you move
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 03:41 PM   #143 (permalink)
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Yes, thats right. No error so it completed successfully.
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I don't really want to download anything else because I'm having a really irritating problem with the fact that every time I download something, move it to the SD, it still takes up the same amount on my internal memory

Take Angry Birds Space for example, 27MB of my internal space gone, move it to SD, but no more space has been freed up on my phone, just taking up that amount on both now.
Happened with Chrome too, even though I uninstalled it, still took up 7MB, so I don't want to install anything that isn't 100% necessary
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 01:49 AM   #144 (permalink)
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Well theres obviously something wrong there. Suggest you download mybackup pro trial, backup and factory reset
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Old March 26th, 2012, 06:10 AM   #145 (permalink)
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Thanks for this wee trick; hopefully it will give my Desire a new lease of life without rooting until upgrade is due in 2-3 months............
Then when I've got my new phone I can have a go at this rooting lark

So from now until June-ish the big question on my mind (in fone land anyway) is
One X or Galaxy Note???? hmmmmm
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Old March 26th, 2012, 11:13 AM   #146 (permalink)
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I've been looking at the note. One point. It's nearly 7 months old and still pricey. If you're getting a 24 month contract, it'll feel like a dinosaur by upgrade time
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Old March 27th, 2012, 02:48 AM   #147 (permalink)
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That is the thing that's bothering me; my Desire feels like it can still compete almost 2 years on.
I've doubts the Note will have the same longevity whereas the quad core One is right at the forefront ... will keep an open mind though!
Anyway mustn't take this thread off topic.
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The Huawei ascend quad d xl looks.immense. I think I've found my winner
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This is great info. I'm looking into trying this with my Samsun Galaxy Apollo.

No matter what I do internal storage keeps getting eaten up by updates and I have to constantly clear cache of every app and am constantly removing apps (not that I have many installed).

I hope this will help me free up enough space to allows certain apps to continue growing/bloating with updates and still have the apps I want installed for convenience.

Can anyone verify this is easily reverted?
And what the command(s) are to change the install location back?
Also, if I was to change the install location back would that prevent any non-moveable apps that I moved from functioning?
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Sorry for double post but also wondering...

If and how it will affect any apps that run as services in the background, that sync and/or use push?
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