Support can't use apps moved to sd card

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by eddiesaw, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. eddiesaw

    eddiesaw New Member
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    So I moved my apps to my SD card when I got this phone a few days ago as I normally would to free up space on the phone and now I can't use those that I've moved what could be wrong?
     

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  2. Russ71

    Russ71 Well-Known Member
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    How did you move them?
     
  3. kingmt

    kingmt Well-Known Member
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    A little info to go on would help. What apps? How did you move them? Is this a rooted phone? Anything else that might make your question easier to answer. At least enough to make it passable to answer.
     
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  4. hi5five

    hi5five Well-Known Member
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    overview of problem

    I had the same problem after updating all the stock apps ran out of storage on the phone. What i did was root the phone. added link2sd app.
    The problem I ran into was i could not move anything that was factory installed in the phone. I ended up using system rom tool box app deleted all the factory apps and restalled them from the market. using straight merit
    apps needed
    1 root phone
    2 link2sd
    3 system rom toobox
    4 Mini tool partition (free version)

    Get your sd card working 1st (need 4 or higher i used 8 gig)

    Install Mini tools used it to add the second primary partition to your sd card.
    use this link to help you: [TUT]install apps as much as you can, DON'T WORRY ABOUT MEMORY!![FAQ's][14/7/2012] - xda-developers

    You will be creating to primary fat partitions thats it link2sd will do the rest.

    When you get the a partitions done open up link2sd it should see the extra partition you added app will open up a selection on what format to use (Fat is what you will select from the list. the app will ask you to reboot the phone. all should work.
     
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