1. RichardsTech's Avatar
    I have a phone that can move apps and other items to the SD Card, when I move music, photos, etc... it really takes it straight from my phone to my SD Card, but when I move apps it dosent move them from my phone it kinda copys them. Can I really move the apps or just copy them?
    03-13-2015 09:45 PM
  2. anon8380037's Avatar
    Hello. Some of the app data is moved, not all, and possibly many links set by the app to find the data on the card depending on how well the app is written and segmented, less is better, courtesy of AC Ambassador @Rukbat here.

    If you remove the card, there will be ghost icons and those apps won't function unless you re-install. Some device storage is saved from some downloaded apps, but not the entire space.
    RichardsTech likes this.
    03-13-2015 10:21 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    The app always appears to be on the phone, even if the entire app could be moved to the card, because Android looks on the phone for apps. It was never written to run apps from the card. (Where there would normally be a listing of where the app is on the phone, it now points to the card, but the listing has to remain on the phone, which makes it appear that the app is on the phone.)
    RichardsTech and anon8380037 like this.
    03-15-2015 10:23 PM

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