Android : Apps Moved To SD Card Be Updated?

Oct 7, 2010

Can apps that were moved to the SD card be updated or do I have to move them back to the phone to update them?

Android : Apps moved to SD Card be updated?


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HTC Incredible :: Moved To SD Card Uninstalled Apps?

Nov 22, 2010

I recently got the app, Advanced SD card something. IDK the full name but searching Advanced SD will find it.Anyway, I turn on my phone after moving all my apps to my SD card, and many, if not most, are all missing. Like, my home screen has the empty boxes as my apps icons and I go to that app menu thing and they are missing. I try to find them but I cannot. I try to re-install them but I cannot.

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Motorola Droid : Apps Moved To SD Card?

Aug 16, 2010

Of all the apps on my Droid, I only found 15 that could be moved. For testing I moved 1.. but where did it go? I expected to find it in a new directory or as an apk at the root of the SD card. No such luck. Any ideas?

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Aug 20, 2013

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General :: What Apps Can Be Moved To SD Card Without Breaking Any Functionality

Jul 27, 2013

what apps can be moved to the sd card without breaking any functionality.

What google apps are safe to move?

Is is ok to move Cloud storage apps like Dropbox?

Is it okay to move stuff like calculator, calendar etc?

Is it okay to move messaging apps like whatsapp?

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Android :: Installed App Twice / Moved To SD Card

Nov 12, 2010

I did a dumb thing. First, I installed Angry Birds (this was not the dumb thing, by the way, unless you count how much of my life it has consumed) and then moved the app to the SD card.The dumb thing was that a while later I was charging my phone via my computer (and I was in Disk Drive mode) and I went to play the game. Well, the icon was wrong and the game wouldn't play, so I panicked thinking that I might have lost all my progress. I went out to the market and re-downloaded the game. Whew! All my progress was still there.Later the whole you-just-couldn't-access-your-SD-card-at-the-moment-you-idiot thing sank in and I realized I had the app on both the card and in phone storage. So I went into Applications and tried to move it to the SD card, but I got an error (presumably because it's already there). So now it's taking up room in phone storage and I don't want it to. I'm afraid if I uninstall the app completely that I really will lose my progress. Any suggestions?

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Android :: Apps Taking Up Half Space When Moved To SD

Aug 11, 2010

Love apps so was pleased to get 2.2 and start moving stuff over to create space but noticed than when an app moves, it typically takes up a lot less space.

As an example, install alchemy today:
Space according to market = 2.08MB
Without running, app manager space reported = 2.35MB
Move to SD
Space reported = 276KB

I haven't done any kind of detailed research so I'm not sure why this is but would make a guess at the install/temp files being disposed of when they move...?? Makes sense to me, all apps still work fine but take up much less space.

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Motorola Droid : Moved Some Vids To My Sd Card / How To Play Them

Jan 6, 2010

i put a season of dexter onto my sd card and i realized that i have no idea how to play them. is there a specific folder i need to move them to? and what aps do i need to play them?

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Motorola Droid :: On 2.2 : Why Can Some Apps Be Moved To SD But Not Others?

Aug 19, 2010

I'm not understanding why some apps (even those that haven't been run or aren't running) can't be moved to the SD, while others can. Of the 50 or so apps on my phone, it seemed that 80% of them had the "Move to SD" grayed out. Anyone know why?

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General :: Apps Moved To SD Disappear?

Jan 6, 2014

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.

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 "com.developer.app" ). 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

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HTC Incredible :: Disappearing Moved Photos IMAG.jpg From Phone Storage To SD Card?

Jun 2, 2010

I recently changed the storage location on my Incredible's camera from Phone Storage to Storage Card (i.e., my SD card). Yesterday I decided to move the previsouly taken photos "IMAG*.jpg" from the phone storage to the SD card and used the Astro app to perform this move. I made the mistake of using "move" rather than "copy-paste". Something went wrong and somehow none of the "imag*.jpg" that were previously on my phone's internal storage are neither there nor on the SD card.

Where could these files have disappeared to? Is there a "Trash" folder in Android like in Windows where these jpg files could be still hidden? Anyway to recover them? Using the search feature on Astro didn't reveal any of the newly disappeared jpg files.

Here's what I did using the Astro app:
step 1: navigated to /emmc/DCIM/100MEDIA
step 2: clicked on multi and selected all the jpg files there (about 15 or so), i.e., all file names turned orange.
step 3: clicked on Edit, selected Move.
step 4: navigated to /sdcard/DCIM/100MEDIA which already had a few images that I had taken since changing the default storage location in my camera.
step 5: clicked on EDIT, selected Paste.
That's when I got a message saying "unable to move" or some such error - I don't recall the exact words and I had to click ok only for the same error to appear again some 15 more times. I guess it appeared once per image.

I went back to /emmc/DCIM/100MEDIA (the phone storage location) and to /sdcard/DCIM/100MEDIA (SD card location) but the files aren't there in either location. Please note that I'm a noob to Android having only used Windows Mobile OS phones in the past. I appreciate any help and insight in this matter so that I don't loose files more important than some randomly taken pics.

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Motorola Droid :: Applications Moved To SD Card - Phone Responding Slow

Oct 1, 2010

So with the last few ROMs I've had installed, I've tried moving apps to the sdcard. I figured it would be a good thing, even if I wasn't running out of room. Every time I move more than just a few apps to the sdcard, my whole phone starts getting laggy. I just moved all of my apps back to phone and the "lagginess" is gone. I currently have UD8.0 installed, but it has behaved this way with LFY and Pete's BB ROMs as well. So it doesn't seem to be a ROM related.

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HTC Incredible : Widgets Disappear When Apps Moved To SD / How Come

Sep 21, 2010

How come widgets disappear when apps are moved to SD?

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Jun 17, 2010

Is there a quick way to see what apps need to be updated? Other than Appbrain, it seems to lag behind.

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Aug 5, 2010

Ever since I updated, whenever I use the Advanced Task Killer to close all the apps, some of them open automatically right away. Over 10 apps open by themselves since the update. I never had this problem before the update.

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General :: All Apps Auto Updated

Jun 14, 2013

I never check allow auto updating any apps especially google ones because by default they have that setting prechecked.

My Xoom Tablet has been running the older verison of the youtube app since I got it because I really liked the interface and don't like the new version my GN has. So I was just changing a wall paper on my Xoom and all a sudden BAM it reboots and starts back up. a little strange but then I see my notifications going off. [xapp] successfully updated. I was like WHAT ..I check whats going on and I see Youtube at 90%.. you bastard all my apps updated and the check on all google apps has been applied to auto update.

I never heard of this happening so i did a quick search on the Google and i only saw this thread.Google Play Store just auto updated all my apps on its own WTF - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com

now i got to search for a old apk of the older youtube. or see if a factory reset will give me the old version back.

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HTC Desire : Updated Manually Installed Apps

Jul 12, 2010

Is i install an app or game from an apk. file via sd card, is ther anyway at all to update to the more recent version?

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General :: How To Replace Built In Apps With Updated Ones

Aug 17, 2012

How do I replace builtin apps with the latest versions as they are eating up the internal storage...

As google play, Maps, voice search, Gmail, Google search...

These apps take a lot of memory space ... So i am looking for a solution so that the outdated apps of factory versions can be totally removed and replaced with updated versions...

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Feb 19, 2010

I know this has been brought up in the past, but last mention of this is about 3 months ago. And in those 3 months, there have been probably thousands more new apps out there for our phone.So, what are the favorites? And what are must-haves? This goes for games as well. Are there games that are still getting constant play on your phone?In my opinion, Handcent and Shapewriter seem to be my favorite and necessary ones. As for games, I keep playing Cestos.

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HTC Eris :: All Things ROOT THREAD - Apps And ROMS Updated 05/06/2010

Mar 25, 2010

I have been gone for awhile with life stuff, sorry this wasn't updated. I wont be updating this as I don't have an Eris anymore, but if you want the best info head over to XDA Eris Android Development section. Or if your looking for Android News or other tech news head over to: Hope to see you all in the Incredible or Droid X section. Remember.... ?Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.? 2.1 LEAKS & RELEASES & ROOT


I think it's getting confusing w/ all these releases. Let's summarize:Original root: Filename PB00IMG.zip. An "unofficial official" ROM that provides you with initial root. Can only be flashed from a phone running 1.5. Not to be confused with any of the "unofficial official" 2.1 leaks that don't have root.
2.1 leak: Filename PB00IMG.zip. Also an "unofficial official" ROM that upgrades your 1.5 phone to a 2.1 un-rooted OS. New 2.1 leak: Filename PB00IMG.zip. Another "unofficial official" ROM that upgrades your 1.2 or "2.1 leak" phone to the most recently available un-rooted version of Android 2.1.
** By "unofficial official" I mean that the ROM's are signed by HTC and must be installed from the phone's bootloader. We cannot edit and repack files to be loaded using the phone's stock bootloader, as we cannot sign these ROM's ourselves...........

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HTC Magic :: How To Partition Sd Card / Can Run Apps From Card Rather Then Phone Memory?

Sep 11, 2009

No can someone tell me how to partition my sd card so that I can run apps right from the card rather then the phone memory?

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HTC Desire : Move Apps To SD Card / Apps Automatically Install?

Jun 22, 2010

My phone is telling me my internal storage is nearly full, whereas I have a 4gb microsd card which is not being used.
How do I move my applications to the SD card (or how do I have my apps automatically install there in the future)

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May 20, 2009

1.) Model Number ? Android Dev Phone 1
2.) Firmware Version ? 1.5
3.) Baseband Version ? 62.50s.20.17H_2.22.26I
4.) Kernel Version ? 2.6.27-00392-g8312baf jesusfreke@androidDev)
5.) Build Number ? dream_devphone-userdebug 1.5 CRB21 147201 test-keys

Also do you have a T-Mobile Data plan on your PayAsYouGo or FlexPay Plan? Not sure. I pay a flat rate on my unlimited data plan. Carrier ? T-mo. Country you are using your phone in ? US
Is the phone SIM registered in T-Mobile as the Correct phone? Yes
Cupcake 1.5 + Radio
Running Apps to SD.

I'm running AppsToSD with this procedure:
http://www.coolpstutsite.com/Other_Tutorials.html
With a 8 gb class 4 card. I created a 500 mb EX2 partition. Using AppsToSD, I moved all applications, but not the cache, as I have been advised that the class 4 sd could have slowdown issues moving the cache as well. I have about 45 apps on the phone. The available internal memory is sitting at 16 mb available. Does this sound about right? It seems low to me.

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Android :: Get Update Date Moved Up?

Sep 24, 2010

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Android :: Want To Access Random Files Moved To N1

Feb 11, 2010

So I just got my Nexus One (like literally a few hours ago) and yay everything is nice (well not everything - for some reason I can't download apps from the market). Anyways, I figure, let's see how this thing is for reading pdfs.

I mounted it as a drive via usb. Created a docs directory, and place a pdf book in it.

Ok...Now how do I open that file?

Again we're talking Nexus One
2.1-update1
Kernel 2.6.29-01117
Build ERE27 (who the hell has letters in their build names!?)

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Aug 19, 2010

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May 8, 2010

Rather than asking about how to move apps to the SD card, which I'm sure has been done to death, I'm wondering about what happens when your phone finally gets an OTA update that allows native SD apps.Will Google provide something that will allow you to easily port your crowded apps over to the SD card? Or are we all going to have to just suck it up and reinstall everything?

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May 12, 2010

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May 10, 2010

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