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  1. janathan

    janathan Well-Known Member

    Hello, just got the S2.

    I installed GPS maps. I have a 16 GB micro SD installed. But the app is installing the maps (4.8GB) in the phone's internal 16GB memory. Is there is a way to move apps data to micro SD without rooting ?

    (i am a big fan of rooting, rooted my two previous phones but since this one is v new don't want to void warranty right away).

    Thanks :)

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  2. kevincott

    kevincott Well-Known Member Contributor

    Offhand not sure why you would want to. The S2 internal is just shy of 12GB and that holds a ton of apps.

    I have found that the SD card is best used for media dumps; the PC loads MP3s, movies and such much quicker than on a USB tether cable. Pop your SD out, transfer files, pop back in.

    The internal memory is much snapier and is better with frequently used apps.
  3. janathan

    janathan Well-Known Member

    the reason is, the maps are of 5 GB. taking up a big chunk of internal storage, so want to move the map data to microSD.
  4. Sylerxen

    Sylerxen Well-Known Member

    When downloading the maps, the phone should automate ask you where you would like to move the files or apps. Just choose move to SD card. If you still have trouble go to your setting, choose application then click on the SD card tab and more it that way. I hope this helps.

    Also how the heck did you get the 16gig sd card to work for you? I must have gotten a defective one because mine will only accept 8 gig and below :(
  5. Codegerm

    Codegerm Well-Known Member

    mine took my 16gig class 10 card fine. have you tried erasing it and formatting it again?

    Codegerm
  6. janathan

    janathan Well-Known Member

    well when i move app to SD card from settings, it is moved to USB storage (internal 16GB) not the actual micro SD card. the problem i am having is, most of the good gameloft games are anywhere from 300mb to more than 1 GB. the internal memory is going to fill up very quick. I need to find a way to actually move game data to microSD card ..........
    my 16GB class 10 card worked fine without problems.
  7. Rally 517

    Rally 517 Well-Known Member

    I need same info or know how
  8. janathan

    janathan Well-Known Member

    i know it can be done after rooting...there is an app for it.....but like i said dont want to root right now.....so wanna know if there is a way without rooting
  9. Rally 517

    Rally 517 Well-Known Member

    what app im rooted want to try it. ive tried link2d but it doest see partition and i have my card partitioned i think there need to be a script made for our phone. i dont know how tho
  10. janathan

    janathan Well-Known Member

    there is an app "GL to sd" search like that...it will move apps to sd. was made for gameloft but i think moves all. lemme know if it works
  11. Rally 517

    Rally 517 Well-Known Member

    ha ha yesitworks thanks. just wished it could be set to auto.
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