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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kumachan98, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. kumachan98

    kumachan98 Lurker
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    Hi guys,
    I have a galaxy tab 2, and the space on my internal card is full. I was able to copy about 300mb of files over to my external sd card.
    The problem is, all my installed apps are in a Android folder, and I was wondering if its ok to move that folder over to the external card. All of the file names in the Android folder begins with "com."
    Is it ok to move this folder to the external drive?

    Another thing is, when I connect the tablet to my laptop, select all the files on my internal hard drive, the total space used is about 1.5gb. But when I use the tablet and check the storage settings, it says:
    Total space - 4.49gb
    Applications - 3.89
    (I moved the photos over to the external card)

    Why am I not seeing all the space usage when I select all files from my laptop.

    Do you know how I can get the majority of these apps moved to the external card?

    Thank,
    Your newbie ;-)
     


  2. Tokenpoke

    Tokenpoke Android Expert

    The files you aren't seeing on pc are "hidden". On the view settings on your pc you can choose to see hidden files and folders.

    I don't think moving your apps data folders is a good idea, your tab won't know where to look for them.
     
  3. DoctorCAD

    DoctorCAD Member

    If you have the latest Android update(4.2.2), move to SD card is now included in manage apps.
     

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