1. Mr Me1's Avatar
    My Moto E will not transfer any apps to my SD card. Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
    In order to detect and transfer mp3 files from my pc I have configured my SD card to :
    "When connected, pull down SD icon in notification bar. There should be 3 options.
    Default is 'USB charging'. Pick 2nd option - 'MTP' and you should be able to transfer files".

    Am I right that in order to transfer apps to my SD card I should choose “Internal storage” option for the SD card ? I seem to remember that setting rendered my phone invisible when I connected via USB to my laptop. See attch. What am I missing here ?
    Attached Thumbnails SD Configuration ?-moto-transfer-error.png  
    05-05-2016 07:39 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Is the SD card set to be Portable Storage (i.e., the traditional removable SD card) or Adoptable Storage (i.e., incorporated into the phone's Internal Storage, and therefore not removable)?
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    05-05-2016 02:46 PM
  3. Mr Me1's Avatar
    I have the setting that allows me to view phone & SD card on my laptop via USB. Portable I believe
    05-05-2016 05:46 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I'm not sure if Adoptable Storage affects the ability to view things on your laptop. Can you show us a screenshot of your Settings>Storage​ menu?
    05-05-2016 06:14 PM
  5. Mr Me1's Avatar
    As requested/
    To be clear, with my "Portable" config I can view / transfer on my pc, just not move apps from internal to SD Card.
    Attached Thumbnails SD Configuration ?-screenshot_20160506-004908.png  
    05-05-2016 06:55 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    According to this Motorola support page, you can't move apps to SD if the card is set as Portable Storage: https://motorola-global-portal.custh...34/p/1449,9582

    Your initial post is throwing me off a bit--are you trying to move apps to the SD using Windows Explorer? That wouldn't work in the first place--moving apps to SD is something that can only be done in the Settings>Apps menu of the phone (if that function is supported).
    05-06-2016 12:23 AM
  7. Mr Me1's Avatar
    Issue solved, that you for your time in helping me. With the OTA upgrade to V 6.0, is it just Android or do some Motorola settings change also?
    05-06-2016 05:24 AM

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