1. AC Question's Avatar
    I only have 2 gb memory and would like to move apps to my sd card. I used to be able to see the button "move to sd card" in the app but after downloading a app to sd card application that button disappered. Even when I used that button I didn't see it freeing up space on my phone or see it on my sd card? What can I do? Thanks
    10-12-2014 04:49 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    If the app moves a small portion of itself (around the size of a single "chunk" of storage, it has to use a chunk of internal storage to put a link to the part of the app that's on the SD card, resulting in no change in free storage space. ("Chunk" being the smallest amount of storage a file can use, even if the file is only one byte. For the SD card it's 4KB [it's determined by the size of the storage volume, so for volumes of 2GB to 2TB, for FAT32 or exFAT, it's 4KB].)

    As far as not seeing the button, not all apps can be moved to the SD card. An app has to be written to be able to run from there. (And with more and more people "writing" apps by drag & drop, fewer apps are going to be moveable.)
    10-12-2014 11:34 PM

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