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    Default Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like Apple

    I'm really pissed since the ICS wouldn't let you move your apps to your SD card. That's one of the main reasons I would never buy an Apple product because you can't put just anything you have on the iPhones and I pods ect... I have everything in Droid and when I got the ICS we couldn't move crap and now we have 16GB tablets with SD cards for total of 32gb and now its like apple can't upgrade son why have it. I hope the new Jelly Bean let's you move your apps to make room like it use to before they ruint it. Does anyone know if that's going to be fixed? I mean hell we pay good money for tablets and phones and can't upgrade storage with an SD card if it won't let you move your apps.
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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like A

    I dont know what you are talking about... moving to sd card has always been there in ICS. I have done it few times with my phone...
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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like A

    I never moved apps to SD, but I just checked my GNex and XOOM, both running Jelly Bean from eos. Neither can move apps to SD.

    Never missed it, because I never needed it. I just use the SD on the XOOM for movies.
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    Going forward, this isn't a necesary feature - IMO.
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    Well, when you think about it, its not really needed if you have a high end device with an internal storage space of 8gb or 16. Also, there's probably some mod or hack for ics and jb to support app2sd. I would look on here or xda devs.
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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like A

    Quote Originally Posted by kelso41129 View Post
    I'm really pissed since the ICS wouldn't let you move your apps to your SD card. That's one of the main reasons I would never buy an Apple product because you can't put just anything you have on the iPhones and I pods ect... I have everything in Droid and when I got the ICS we couldn't move crap and now we have 16GB tablets with SD cards for total of 32gb and now its like apple can't upgrade son why have it. I hope the new Jelly Bean let's you move your apps to make room like it use to before they ruint it. Does anyone know if that's going to be fixed? I mean hell we pay good money for tablets and phones and can't upgrade storage with an SD card if it won't let you move your apps.
    Google wants SD cards to go away. They create a lot of headache.

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    I am siding with Kelso on this. I have avoided devices that haven't an external sd-card and devices that do not allow moving apps to the sd-card. I, too, am looking for a solution to this problem. I would like to take this space to thank all devs for their work on everything. I would also like to thank those device snobs for being able to buy those "high end" devices that have no need to move apps to SD. For the rest of us, keep searching, keep sharing!
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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like Apple

    I have just upgraded from a SGSI to the Note 2 and today found out that i am unable to move apps to the SD card. Jelly Bean does not support this. I have had my Note 2 for a week now and together with 2 offline Spotify playlist ( approx. 1 GB) I have already used up 7.3 GB of the 10.4 GB available. I assume the missing 5.6 GB are used by system files.
    This is in one week. I admit I do have a few very large games. The largest 10 apps (Spotify storage included) account for more than 3 GB. These are games that I obviously could not play on my old SGSI. So it is quite frustrating that i now own a phone can play demanding games but cannot store the games :-(
    I also find it annoying that Samsung use the expandable storage feature to taunt iphone users when the extra storage cannot be used as the user deems fit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidWh1ttley View Post
    I have just upgraded from a SGSI to the Note 2 and today found out that i am unable to move apps to the SD card. Jelly Bean does not support this. I have had my Note 2 for a week now and together with 2 offline Spotify playlist ( approx. 1 GB) I have already used up 7.3 GB of the 10.4 GB available. I assume the missing 5.6 GB are used by system files.
    This is in one week. I admit I do have a few very large games. The largest 10 apps (Spotify storage included) account for more than 3 GB. These are games that I obviously could not play on my old SGSI. So it is quite frustrating that i now own a phone can play demanding games but cannot store the games :-(
    I also find it annoying that Samsung use the expandable storage feature to taunt iphone users when the extra storage cannot be used as the user deems fit.
    i know that ppl want the more cuz of its size but take it back and get the 32 gb galaxy s3. 10 gb is not enough for a device that u cant store stuff to the card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidWh1ttley View Post
    I have just upgraded from a SGSI to the Note 2 and today found out that i am unable to move apps to the SD card. Jelly Bean does not support this. I have had my Note 2 for a week now and together with 2 offline Spotify playlist ( approx. 1 GB) I have already used up 7.3 GB of the 10.4 GB available. I assume the missing 5.6 GB are used by system files.
    This is in one week. I admit I do have a few very large games. The largest 10 apps (Spotify storage included) account for more than 3 GB. These are games that I obviously could not play on my old SGSI. So it is quite frustrating that i now own a phone can play demanding games but cannot store the games :-(
    I also find it annoying that Samsung use the expandable storage feature to taunt iphone users when the extra storage cannot be used as the user deems fit.
    i too picked up the gnote2 a week ago, just found that i can't move apps to the sd card, however you can move media files over. I've done this with all my images. Not sure about music. but with my tests, i found that when adding new media, the sd card is automatically selected.

    definitely sucks that i can't move the apps, but i'm gonna wait and see if rooting it will help.
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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like Apple

    I logged in just to say this. There are apps and tweaks, some for rooted and some not needing it that allow you to circumvent that issue. Just look into google, you will find multiple answers.
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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like Apple

    Why would anyone not understand moving bloated apps from internal memory to the SD card. If you can't use it why is is provided? It kills me as a long time software developer how large some little app is and how fast it chews up internal memory. It can only be a conspiracy to force users into the hugely more expensive models with more internal storage. BTW, the same device with 32g vs 16g shouldn't be 200 more cost, the memory is getting cheaper. If I want a bunch of apps on my device to make it more useful...why not except that internal storage gets full and I can't push apps to the SD card. Android is no different than Apple except they fool you into thinking the SD card is a usable feature.

    Yes, you can root and move apps but that causes problems....the capability exists, they choose to restrict its use. Google that sucks.
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    I agree so I aw the change. I bit the. Ullet and got a one x plus 64 gigs of non partitioned internal storage. . It seems everyone want to push you to the cloud. But what good dose it do if you don't have unlimited data?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyanogen-man View Post
    I agree so I aw the change. I bit the. Ullet and got a one x plus 64 gigs of non partitioned internal storage. . It seems everyone want to push you to the cloud. But what good dose it do if you don't have unlimited data?

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    I'm assuming a majority of people have WiFi at home, right?

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    Some people can't offord both. But yrs I do ha e WiFi but what about people that take long comutes to work? They are screwed subways trains carpools. People that have a long drive. People that have kids and want a movie to shut them up for long car rides. Seems Google forgets about theese factors. Data is expensive over the cellular networks. People that flash roms that takes space idk about you.but I don't want something like that on a cloud server. If it gets currupted hello brick.
    Seems Google is setting a 16 gig standard with the nexus devices. I mean look at the nexus 7 when it came out 8 and 16 gig models. I think they learned their lesson with the 32 gig. But if the android is flag ship device is limited to that storage why should the pens do any different?? To the dismay of consumers.

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    Default Re: Did they fix Move App to SD card or R they going to be like Apple

    i have all my media on my sd card including 4 movies and phone works fine no need to move apps to sd card. if i havent used an app in a week i delete it
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    I understand the reasons Google gives, but it is still a bone headed move until 32 and 64 gb is the norm. They should have set the precedent with the n4 but didn't. Yes I do believe that people would have paid the 50$ more for a 32gb model and not had an issue. Instead in 6 mo ths we are going to have 100 threads about being out of space.

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    that is the point use the cloud and then we can charge you for the data usage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyanogen-man View Post
    Some people can't offord both. But yrs I do ha e WiFi but what about people that take long comutes to work? They are screwed subways trains carpools. People that have a long drive. People that have kids and want a movie to shut them up for long car rides. Seems Google forgets about theese factors. Data is expensive over the cellular networks. People that flash roms that takes space idk about you.but I don't want something like that on a cloud server. If it gets currupted hello brick.
    Seems Google is setting a 16 gig standard with the nexus devices. I mean look at the nexus 7 when it came out 8 and 16 gig models. I think they learned their lesson with the 32 gig. But if the android is flag ship device is limited to that storage why should the pens do any different?? To the dismay of consumers.

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    ...how did those people ever survive before 64GB of flash storage?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dawn Galloway View Post
    that is the point use the cloud and then we can charge you for the data usage.
    That would make sense, if the Nexus 4 was a carrier controlled device.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sting7k View Post
    Google wants SD cards to go away. They create a lot of headache.

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    Thanks for letting me know about SD problems. I'll stop using the one in my camera.
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    I have to agree with the OP. I just received a 32GB SDHC Class 10 for $19, and have placed it in my note II. I was moving apps to the SD with no problem on the old phone (EVO 4G) with an older Android version but now I have all this space on the SD card and I do not have that capability??? why are so many people against the capability? Seems rather short sighted and illogical. It doesn't take much intelligence to see that if its available the people that want to use it can and the people that don't want to don't have to. So look at the big picture and stop being moronic. The feature was available prior, works perfectly fine, there is zero reason to not keep it implemented. they need to rehire that smart guy that did it before and just get it done. there literally is no reason it should not be available. My opinion is it will be implemented because when you look at apps its shows a line on how much the app is using the SD card. So i am presuming the code to do it just isn't finished yet. it will be no time before I run out of space.

    And I hate all this cloud BS. There is no cloud. its called the internet. you can run server side apps and sore information on those servers its not a stupid cloud. nothing has changed and there is no magical place that has been created to make it different. you can change the name all you want but its the same place as it was before. Why do I want to store all my data on the internet where it is vulnerable to snooping by hackers or the government? why would I want to wait even 5 seconds to stream a song from an online folder when I can run it off my phone with zero lag? on my phone while i'm in a tunnel, on a plane, in outer space, tanning on the surface of the sun, 16 miles under ground in a bunker, in the middle of the ocean, on the beach or at my kitchen table. I want control of my data and so should you! we need to take a stand against this fake cloud BS. And not allow all applications to go server side, applications and data need to be available when I want where I want any time I want. Server side storage is useless if your connection is slow or fails. I don't have weeks to retrieve my data backups from online. : oh I need to burn that presentation to disk for that conference I am going to tomorrow, "16 hours to download... doesn't seem like a good plan to me". and i'm not just talking about phones, i'm also talking about computers. peace out peeps!
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    This was a poor decision by Google, and no 32GB & 64GB Android phones are NOT the norm, in fact 8GB and 16GB are and that is a huge issue. Why bother even making phones with SD cards slots or in Googles case none at all on their Nexus line if you can't move app data off the limited internal storage. Imagine you are a Droid Charge user with 1.2GB of internal storage how pissed would you be, oh wait they will never see ICS or JellyBean so who cares. Its the principle of the matter, stop screwing with the features that made this platform great to save a few dollars.
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    No one said that was the norm and it isn't to save money. Google does not like the way it is implemented and a whole host of other reasons but money isn't one of them. I agree it is stupid

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