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23rd April 2014, 11:09 AM   |  #1  
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Hello. I am really not sure if this is the right place to post my query. I am sorry if its not.

I recently downloaded PikaOS2 ROM for my CHD A116i. Everything seems to be working fine for 2 days. I am really loving the rom. Last night I downloaded NBA 2k14 from a torrent. It is about 600mb file. To my surprise there was just an apk file of that size rather then apk plus data which I was expecting. I tried to install the apk but I always get an error saying not enough space. My default write disk is external SD card which has a space of around 5 GB available and my phone storage has a capacity of 0.98 GB out of which 286mb is available. I have no idea why its trying to install the game on my phone storage even though I have selected external SD card as my primary write disk.
I was also wondering why is there another slot of internal SD card which has around 1.76gb space and not even a single mb is being saved there. From what I can see is that this 1.76gb of space is going waste as I have never seen anything being written or saved on this internal SD card.
Anyways, can someone please help me installing the game.
I tried posting this on the official PikaOS2 thread, but it won't let me post there.
Thank you in advance
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23rd April 2014, 05:43 PM   |  #2  
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Some space is also occupied by phone (not internal memory)
Go to settings- apps -downloaded
See the space there
Delete/uninstall few apps n then try
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23rd April 2014, 09:19 PM   |  #3  
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I somehow managed to get around 550mb available after deleting some rarely used apps. Can i delete some of the google apps which r useless. Also i dont unterstand why the app is trying to install in phone memory when i have selected tge default location as external sd card

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24th April 2014, 01:41 PM   |  #4  
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App is installed in phone
Data can be stored in mmc
Go to settings apps n select any app
Now select move to SD card
Yes u can remove them but u have to root your phone
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30th July 2014, 12:09 PM   |  #5  
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How about swapping phone storage with external SD card?
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Originally Posted by RohanKalra97

App is installed in phone
Data can be stored in mmc
Go to settings apps n select any app
Now select move to SD card
Yes u can remove them but u have to root your phone
PS - don't forget to press thanks if I helped :P

So i am having the same problem with updating the apps and installing new ones which aren't that big. Now I read at several places that, swapping internal memory with external, theoretically should give us enough space to install and run all the apps. I followed the instructions and did it successfully. However, the real issue is still there. The thing is with Canvas HD, there is an additional partition created by the name of Phone Storage. After doing the swapping process, I realized that Phone Storage is still the same. Swapping only affected the internal memory and external memory.

My question here is, Is there a way i can make the Phone storage partition to increase (from vold.fstab, maybe)? If not then, i guess i'm stuck with this low memory since i have deleted all the useless app and cant delete anymore?
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