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    I have a lot of high end games and they are using up almost all of my internal storage, I have a 32 Gig SD card but its mostly empty. Without rooting is there a way to store the games to SD card like HTC phones. Also when I was moving pictures into my SD card it didnt go into my sd card it went to an internal sd card? Whats that about. why have to internal storages?
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    Quote Originally Posted by XXI View Post
    I have a lot of high end games and they are using up almost all of my internal storage, I have a 32 Gig SD card but its mostly empty. Without rooting is there a way to store the games to SD card like HTC phones. Also when I was moving pictures into my SD card it didnt go into my sd card it went to an internal sd card? Whats that about. why have to internal storages?
    No you can't move Apps to SD with Jelly Bean. You must root then modify the system so that it believes your External card is your internal and vice versa.
    Open the camera app>settings> at the bottom of the settings option there is an option for storage select it and choose Memory card
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    Quote Originally Posted by DroidXcon View Post
    No you can't move Apps to SD with Jelly Bean. You must root then modify the system so that it believes your External card is your internal and vice versa.
    Why are there 2 internal storages? I am using mini info app and it shows sd card (which is internal) as 1.3gig remaining ans shows disk space as 1.2 gig remaining. Should those numbers be the same?


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    Quote Originally Posted by XXI View Post
    Why are there 2 internal storages? I am using mini info app and it shows sd card (which is internal) as 1.3gig remaining ans shows disk space as 1.2 gig remaining. Should those numbers be the same?
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    Because one of them is actually a mirror of the SDcard and media so it will read larger.
    Here is something i wrote in another thread a couple days back
    Quote Originally Posted by DroidXcon View Post
    Well to clarify this point.

    there is no built in external memory. there is only internal sdcard and external sdcard.
    Your internal storage is sdcard. sdcard and sdcard0 are the same thing, they are linked together if you delete seomthing from sdcard it will disappear from sdcard0
    extsdcard is your external sdcard.
    Google has done this by design for a couple reasons that frankly are above my head. I know one of the reasons is because they dont want external storage for whatever reason, this can be seen in their nexus devices. But whether they like them or not most apps from the market are set up to send their files to sdcard, so google had to keep the storage directory called sdcard.
    Now Samsung gets Jelly bean and wants to add external sdcard option (hooray for that), but they can not call their sdcard simply sdcard because this directory has already been designed into the system to deeply and they cant just change it. So they call their sdcard extsdcard.
    This renaming of directories is what is causing the "mess". Apps look for sdcard which intern fills your internal memory. The only way to fix this is to find settings on each individual app (if available) and direct it towards your external sdcard. for example your music players you need to go to settings and tell it what folders to look in . Or your camera you need to select external memory....etc

    I dont know if this is an answer to your question , but maybe more of a reasoning to the seeming mess of storage.
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    Go download android file transfer. you can move files from sd card to phone or wherever you want.
    hope this helps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tre flip View Post
    Go download android file transfer. you can move files from sd card to phone or wherever you want.
    hope this helps.

    No need for a download, the stock file manager does the same.
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