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[Q] Apps Moved to SD Disappear fix?

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By kenosud, Junior Member on 6th January 2014, 08:38 PM
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I have a weird and it seems like a common problem too, i have found some threads about it but either they are a little different from mine or they dont have a real solution for it.

So yesterday i decided to download a bunch of games, i never used enough applications to need to move them to my sd, but since i downloaded a lot of them some started to get installed to the sd and i manually moved some of them too to the sd card. But while i was still downloading more apps, some of them started to show the android icon, and when i tried to run them they crashed. The weird part is that it was just some of them.

After that i tried rebooting my phone hoping that would help the phone to reload and see the apps, but that just made it worst since those, and some others went totally missing from the drawer. Is not because the launcher loads before the sd card is read because i already checked that.
So i went to settings>applications and discovered that all those applications are listed there but listed with their other name (dont know how to call it, but is like "" ). All of the missing apps are like that and i cant run them.

- I have formatted the sd using gparted, same behavior
- I have formatted the sd and the internal (sd?) with the phone
- I have done a factory reset with no luck
- I have runned fsck in both internal and external sd's
- The files of the applications are in the .android_secure folder in the external sd card "app.asec"
- The sd card is working (files music, everything else is working)
- I dont know what else to do, I want to be able to use my sd card to install apps

Thanks for your help
6th January 2014, 08:46 PM |#2  
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Simple Answer
Just Install Nd Run The Apk First Nd Play now simply move To SD
It Will Work.
Same Problem In Galaxy Y .
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6th January 2014, 08:51 PM |#3  
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I dont fully understand you, but i think you are telling me to install, then run the app and then move it to the sd card, i did that to almost all of them (i was trying the games ) but that didnt make any difference. Thank you anyway!
14th January 2014, 07:53 PM |#4  
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looks like it was a faulty micro sd card switched to another one and problem solved
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