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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jmt9779, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. jmt9779

    jmt9779 Well-Known Member
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    Is there any way to know what folders are related to what apps (currently installed or old uninstalled ones) or other nonsense? I mean, what if I wanted to de-clutter-ize my sd card? Help?
     

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  2. grainysand

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    Usually the data on SD card associated with the app will be in a folder named after said app, or else the developer's name.
     
  3. sooper_droid12

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    Sometimes the folder names aren't clear and you may be unaware of the developer's name. In that case, just do a few searches online of folder names and you'll discover which ones you do and don't need. I know I uninstalled a few apps but they didn't uninstall the folders they created in the SD card. I just searched online to find out which folders could be deleted. Hope that helps.
     
  4. jmt9779

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    Yeah, I have a slow afternoon today so I'll give that a shot. Thanks!
     
  5. bjbear5103

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    where do you go to find out what's on the sd card? is does everything default there? settings? tks! (newbie)
     
  6. jestexman

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    Yea i got the same problem. Someone should make a app that searches your phone and tells you what related to what. And advise you on what could be deleted.. Off to do some searching...
     
  7. grainysand

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    a) download a file manager (Astro, Android mate)
    b) plug it into a PC and mount
     
  8. finnaginagain

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    how does one put apps on my sd card?
     
  9. finnaginagain

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    also i made a music file on my sd card for all my music and they come up when i play music but when i search for them using the search bar i cant find them any ideas?
     
  10. grainysand

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    You can put .apk on your SD card. You can't run apps off your SD card unless you root.

    Menu button -> Settings -> Search -> look for a setting that lets you enable what to search and tick "music."
     
  11. finnaginagain

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    got it thanks
     
  12. rogue994

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    So how do you run apps from SD card once rooted.
     
  13. grainysand

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    You google up "apps2sd yourphonenamehere."
     

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