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How to install apps to SD card

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By bewpy, Member on 2nd May 2014, 02:46 AM
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Okay, well I posted this thread in the wrong place.. so im wondering if it can be moved to here or not.. but here is my original thread.. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2738172

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2nd May 2014, 03:48 AM |#2  
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really? no one can help me make it so my apps start to install to my sd card from now on? Ive tried using adb to change the install directory.. not seem to be working, idk.. please help though :/
2nd May 2014, 01:59 PM |#3  
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Moved to Q and A, and request OP not to bump threads within twenty four hours, and probably best to be humble in your bumps too, you are asking for help from others, so be nice
3rd May 2014, 08:34 AM |#4  
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no one? :/
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really? no one can help me make it so my apps start to install to my sd card from now on? Ive tried using adb to change the install directory.. not seem to be working, idk.. please help though :/

use move2sd app
3rd May 2014, 05:19 PM |#6  
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use move2sd app

Ive tried it.. it says my external or internal memory is emulatted or something and that my sd card shares the same disk with os? idk what this mean.. i was told to use Link2SD or something instead of move2sd.. and I tried that as well, and couldnt seem to get it to work.. I used Aparted and partitioned my sd card, before hand as well.. maybe im doing something wrong? Anyone know of a tutorial for using aparted/link2sd?
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Ive tried it.. it says my external or internal memory is emulatted or something and that my sd card shares the same disk with os? idk what this mean.. i was told to use Link2SD or something instead of move2sd.. and I tried that as well, and couldnt seem to get it to work.. I used Aparted and partitioned my sd card, before hand as well.. maybe im doing something wrong? Anyone know of a tutorial for using aparted/link2sd?

Looks like you got an lg phone which has an sd card emulated by your system. Try rom toolbox lite to change install location.

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3rd May 2014, 05:29 PM |#8  
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Looks like you got an lg phone which has an sd card emulated by your system. Try rom toolbox lite to change install location.

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does doing it through rom toolbox work better then doing it through adb? cause I used adb to set install location to external, but that didnt seem to work , unless i did it wrong. but I checked the install location after and it said it was set to external
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Okay i set it to external through rom tool box, but when i install an app, my sd card is still empty.
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Okay, well I figured out how to get my problem fixed using ROM Toolbox.. I didnt change the default install destination. I made a script that runs on boot that just basically uses my SD card for internal and external both. So now my apps install to my external.

Code:
mount -o remount,rw /
mount -t vfat -o umask=0000 /dev/block/vold/179:61 /mnt/sdcard
mount -o bind /data/media /mnt/sdcard/external_sd
chmod 777 /mnt/sdcard/external_sd
This works for the LG Optimus L9 LGMS769
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