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[Guide]How to use directory bind on galaxy s3

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16th September 2012, 11:15 AM   |  #1  
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We all know about this tool "directory bind"

This tool is much required for s3 as we dont have the option to move an app to sd card. Making this guide for people who are having trouble configuring/using "directory bind" on s3.

Steps:

1. Install directory bind.
2. goto app preferences
Change the default data path to
Code:
/mnt/extSdCard/
Change the default target path to
Code:
/sdcard/
3. Select "add new entry" and press the menu key , you will get an option called "data transfer assistant" . Select it.
4. Now select the source "data" folder to be moved.
5. Once the files are transferred to the new location select "bind checked" option in the app menu.
6. job done.


Below is the pictorial example of moving "Asphalt 7 " sd card data to external sd

the source directory for this game is located in "mnt/sdcard/android/obb"

the above directory is binded to "mnt/extSdCard/Directorybind/obb"





tips:

* select "bind on boot" in preference to keep the binding after reboot
* you can backup your current binding settings , by default the file is stored in "/sdcard" as csv file.
* uncheck "handles usb connection" in preference if you dont want to disturb your binding when connecting/disconnecting usb.
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16th September 2012, 03:21 PM   |  #2  
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nice n good guide
by the way
it doesnt work on exfat cards
so suggested to format the 64gb card to fat32 before doing so
failure to do so
would result in damaged sd card error after moving a few games
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Most of the binding should work, if you guys find something not working pls post it here so that it will save others time. I'll update the compatibility list in this post

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nice one bg.......the man does it again :thumbup::beer::thumbup:
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wow move the whole obb folder will work ???
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wow move the whole obb folder will work ???

binded the whole obb folder and yes it worked, is there any other games that stores data there?

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wow move the whole obb folder will work ???

u try it then report back at lyn lolz
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Works well. Thanks @Bala. But one point here. Surprisingly i did not find anything in Android/obb folder. Asphalt files and Modern Combact 3 files were found in /Android/data with crazy long names( com.gameloft.android.GAND.GloftM3SS for MC3 and com.gameloft.android.SAMSUNG.GloftA7SS for asphalt 7). Just my 2 cents.
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Works well. Thanks @Bala. But one point here. Surprisingly i did not find anything in Android/obb folder. Asphalt files and Modern Combact 3 files were found in /Android/data with crazy long names( com.gameloft.android.GAND.GloftM3SS for MC3 and com.gameloft.android.SAMSUNG.GloftA7SS for asphalt 7). Just my 2 cents.

Strange I had my data in obb, it was different with previous install.

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Originally Posted by bala_gamer

Most of the binding should work, if you guys find something not working pls post it here so that it will save others time. I'll update the compatibility list in this post

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it doesnt say anywhere in this thread but does it require rooting? My only reason for rooting would be exactly to be able to transfer files from my 16 gb to extSd. Although I have no experience in rooting

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