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  1. Demonkunga

    Demonkunga New Member

    Hello, I have a couple questions about SD cards on the Thrive.

    1. What types of cards does it support? (Normal, Micro, Mini, etc.)
    2. What subtypes does it support? (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
    Now for my main question...

    1. Is it possible to transfer files to and from the SD card to the internal memory of the Thrive?
    Thanks a ton! I'm a considering getting a Thrive. :)

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  2. Darkseas

    Darkseas Well-Known Member

    Full size SD works. Micro-SD is supposed to work with an adapter, but various users have reported varying results. For best results, go with SD.

    All three. SDXC only up to 128 gig, I think.

    Yes, except that with Honeycomb, you can't move apps to the SD card. You can move normal files such as documents, music, video, etc. If you root, you can move files back and forth, but apps still can't be made to work from SD. This applies to all tablets with any version of Honeycomb.

    The stock file manager is ok, but for serious moving you might want to try something like ES File Manager (free).
  3. Demonkunga

    Demonkunga New Member

    Ouch, I have an 8 GB Micro with an adapter that I use for my camera. I wonder if I'll be one of the lucky ones.
    So I don't need to root to transfer documents, music, pictures and videos?
  4. Darkseas

    Darkseas Well-Known Member

    Can't hurt to try.

    Nope.
  5. dabla75

    dabla75 New Member

    I have myself a micro in a SD adapter with no issues samsung 16GB class 2 (old one I had laying around) eventually I'll probably update to a class 10
  6. G19

    G19 Well-Known Member

    I use an 8gb micro sd card. It's amazon brand and class 10

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