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Moving apps to SD card

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3rd June 2014, 06:36 AM   |  #1  
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As far as i know, in kitkat apps are restricted from accessing other folders in sd card. but they can read and write data to their own folders in SD card isn't it? so y am i unable to move all the data to sd card? like in asphalt or something, cant that app move the data to its own folder in the SD card?
4th June 2014, 03:54 AM   |  #2  
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As far as i know, in kitkat apps are restricted from accessing other folders in sd card. but they can read and write data to their own folders in SD card isn't it? so y am i unable to move all the data to sd card? like in asphalt or something, cant that app move the data to its own folder in the SD card?

Yeah that's not possible .Its how it is....only apk move to SD card not the app data. You shud just root and then use Folder mount

Low end phones are much better with root access


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5th June 2014, 03:04 AM   |  #3  
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HELP.!!!!!!!
How can i move pre-installed apps to sd card??? My phone is rooted...
5th June 2014, 05:44 AM   |  #4  
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pre installed apps are usually placed in system folder
the updates of those apps can be moved to sd card using link2sd
in order to move the entire app to sd card, the system app should be converted to user app

heard about another app called folder mount with about the same usage, but personally haven't tried it yet
14th June 2014, 09:09 AM   |  #5  
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Movable with 4.4 api
0ok friends..i have read somewhere that app data can be moved if they are using the 4.4 api..
and i have installed frontline commando d day(mod)..its one single apk with the data,and it installed to sd card without using any internal memory.if anyone know how to make these apk please tell me or any games that are moving to sd card..fully...
plz inform.
19th June 2014, 05:38 PM   |  #6  
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Hi people I have a question >> can Whatsapp be transferred to external sdcard...and if yes then do all images and videos share on whatsapp get stored on external sd or internal sd... kindly let me know...accordingly I may decide to purchase the phone.
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