Support How come widgets disappear when apps are moved to SD?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ramcharger1979, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. ramcharger1979

    ramcharger1979 Well-Known Member
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    Just wondering why this is.
     

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  2. DizkoDan

    DizkoDan Well-Known Member
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    Because the widget is tied to the file location of the app. You are moving the directory structure, so the widget breaks since it's looking for files in the old location.
     
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  3. Rotorian

    Rotorian Member
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    Thank you for the explanation.

    I also lost the ability to re-add the widgets and/or shortcuts since dont appear on the menu anymore. Any way to fix this?

    When installing apps I do not see an option to "install to SD" to avoid this issue.

    using non-rooted Casio Commando.

    Please advise if any.

    Regards,
     

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