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ibemad1

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Oct 15, 2010
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Here's a noob question for ya: why are applications so much smaller when moved to the SD card? Are they compressed? Or is it just moving part of the application, then reporting the size of that small piece? If they're compressed then they're getting pretty good compression ratios lol...

For example:

Opera Mobile: ~21 MB to 100kb
 

joemm

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The number you are seeing is what is left on the phones storage, when you move an app using the built in app2sd it still leaves a small amount on the phones storage, the only way to get the full app removed to the sd card is using a .ext partitioned sd card and a true apps2ext .

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    The number you are seeing is what is left on the phones storage, when you move an app using the built in app2sd it still leaves a small amount on the phones storage, the only way to get the full app removed to the sd card is using a .ext partitioned sd card and a true apps2ext .

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