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Wheres the file for apps installed on SD card?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dasbone, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. dasbone

    dasbone Newbie
    Thread Starter

    When you install an app to the SD card, what is the name of the folder or directory it goes to? I have Astro file manager and when I use it to look at all the folders on the SD card, I don't see any folder that remotely looks like it would be the one. I have opened up all folders that I don't know what's in them and I don't see the apps. Unless I'm missing something. Has anyone figured the name of the folder containing these SD card installed apps? Thanks
     


  2. Slick1020

    Slick1020 Android Enthusiast

    LOL, its in the folder called ASEC. The folder is one up above your sd card folder. When my Astro opens up. It opens to a screen with 3 folders: ASEC, SDCARD, SECURE. Your apps go to ASEC.
     
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  3. dasbone

    dasbone Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks. I appreciate the info
     
  4. Steeler

    Steeler Member

    For those that don't use a market app(like Astro) to manage your apps, you can still easily find them.

    Settings->Applications->Manage Applications.

    From there, you can uninstall, or move some apps to your SD card.
     
  5. dasbone

    dasbone Newbie
    Thread Starter

    well..i looked for those 3 folders and can't find them. whar steps do u take to see them. when i open astro, im at the home screen. I even did a search for those 3 files and nothing shows. From the home screen, where do I go?
     
  6. slugbug

    slugbug Well-Known Member

    You may have to hit the back button several time to go all the way back to the screen that shows only those 3 files.
     
  7. Catch.22

    Catch.22 Newbie

    Why would you LOL? Sounds like a legitimate question to me
     
  8. Slick1020

    Slick1020 Android Enthusiast

    Or you can just do a search for the name of the folder.

    The directory is /mnt
     
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  9. dasbone

    dasbone Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks Slick. I found it with your help
     

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