1. AC Question's Avatar
    My Blu advance 5.0 has a 4gb internal storage and I put a microsd that has 16gb external storage. the microsd is properly mounted and has all my data on it with 14gb to spare, but when trying install an app an error saying "insufficient storage" pops up. I went to the storage setting and changed everything to download to the sd card, but the error still pops up. I even tried uninstalling apps and reinstalling but it goes straight to internal storage. Any ideas of what may be wrong?
    05-25-2016 07:48 PM
  2. chanchan05's Avatar
    Nothing is wrong. Doesn't matter how big an SD card you have. Apps will install to onboard storage first. The only way officially around this is if you have Android 6.0 and adopt the card as adopted internal storage.

    Unofficially you can try root methods.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    05-25-2016 08:18 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! I agree with chanchan05. When you set the SD card as the default storage location, that's only for file downloads--not for app installation. See this guide for more info: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...-warnings.html
    05-25-2016 09:36 PM
  4. Rukbat's Avatar
    Or if you're willing to root the phone and install External 2 Internal SD (Root) - that gives you 16GB of "internal" storage and 4GB of "external" storage.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    05-26-2016 12:58 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Any idea how reliable things are when using that app? I'd always be worried about something happening to the card, and if the phone is considering the card its main internal storage, that would probably cause things to crash pretty hard, wouldn't it?
    05-26-2016 11:53 AM

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