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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MikesTooLz, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. MikesTooLz

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    I have gone into app management and moved all apps to sdcard that allow me to. But i still have an android with full internal memory and an 8gm sdcard thats mostly empty im getting memory low alerts when trying to install any new apps.

    How do i get around this and why does the move app to sd card not move the entire app over?
     

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  2. lordofthereef

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    Some apps simply won't run off the sd card. I do believe that a root will help you with some (but not all) of the stubborn apps. Don't quote me on this though. SOmeone else will probably chime in soon enough.
     
  3. Thefoodman52

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    Correct you are.

    If you're a root user, there's an app blatantly called, Move2SD Enabler. It, literally, enables you to move a lot of apps over to the SD card that you wouldn't have been able to normally. You need to be rooted to use it though.
     
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  4. MikesTooLz

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    Thanks, Move2SD Enabler seems to be working with my Optimus M and allowed me to move a few more apps over to my SD card.


    But why does it look like its leaves some of the app on the phone? Exmple: i have an app thats 3.5MB, after moving to SD card it shows up on the phone as 1.5MB.

    what gives?
     
  5. tekmac

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    From what I believe, you cannot put an entire app on sd, you can just put part of it. For example if an app is usually 2.8 MB, after i move to sd it will only be 1.2 on the phone.
     
  6. tekmac

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    Just curious miketoolz, how many apps (estimated) do you have installed? not counting the metro bloatware.
     
  7. MikesTooLz

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    Before I used the app to move things to the sd I had about 15 apps.

    Right now I have the bloatware removed and have downloaded 56 apps
     
  8. tekmac

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    OK at first i was nervous, so apps2sd is a must.
     
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