1. deanodrums's Avatar
    I am trying to download from the play store but it fails all the time. Its trying to store it on the SD card which it never did before. I have an international S3 updated to 4.3
    I can not find any where in the settings how to change the setting for it go go on the device. Ever since i updated my SD has become locked. I can open things up from it but can't add anything to it or delete anything from it.
    I have seen in previous threads that people want to move apps to the card but in my case i want the opposite. (for now) I think ill have to format the card and start again with regards to not adding/deleting stuff on there but the downloading,beats me.

    Any ideas??
    11-30-2013 06:10 AM
  2. roguetrader's Avatar
    Are you perhaps getting a little confused? Before 4.3 it wasn't possible to store apps on the external SD card. The Play Store will always download apps to the device - which is referred to as the SD card. You are then able to move apps, within the application manager, to Ext. SD Card. I don't know why your ext. SD card had been locked, but many of us have had severe problems with the 4.3 update; Samsung is working on a fix I believe.

    Sent from my GT-N8000 using AC Forums mobile app
    11-30-2013 06:36 AM
  3. deanodrums's Avatar
    Are you perhaps getting a little confused? Before 4.3 it wasn't possible to store apps on the external SD card. The Play Store will always download apps to the device - which is referred to as the SD card. You are then able to move apps, within the application manager, to Ext. SD Card. I don't know why your ext. SD card had been locked, but many of us have had severe problems with the 4.3 update; Samsung is working on a fix I believe.

    Sent from my GT-N8000 using AC Forums mobile app
    Ever since 4.3 this problem has happened. Sorry i appologise,i mean the EXT. SD Card. I can save music to the device storage but the EXT Sd card is locked.
    I hope they fix it soon as the phone doesnt function properly. Sometimes up to 3 times a day i have to take battery out
    11-30-2013 07:26 AM
  4. GSDer's Avatar
    Any ideas??
    For now just take the SD card out of the phone. Once they get the kinks worked out of 4.3 you can try it again.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    11-30-2013 11:08 AM

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