1. BBBold-calgary's Avatar
    spent a bit of time last night moving downloaded apps to the SD card. seemed to be fine (eg the moves worked exactly as they should - supposedly).

    When I was done and went to use the apps, they were all "unavailable". almost like the move to the SD card did not actually work.

    To be fair, when I installed the SD card, I never formatted it for the phone so maybe that was it. I did a factory reset last night and formated the card and will try to move some apps later.

    Just wondering if anyone else had success in moving and then running the apps off the SD card? or if i just screwed up by not formatting it before I started using it.

    thoughts?
    03-11-2016 08:26 AM
  2. LMychajluk's Avatar
    Sounds like the formatting could be it, but I've found apps on the SD card will also be unavailable if the card is encrypted (I started another thread on this yesterday).
    03-11-2016 02:59 PM
  3. BBBold-calgary's Avatar
    Hi all. Formatting card seems to be it. Thanks...

    Ps...one thing I did not realize is that widgets disappear for apps on the SD card. Did not realize that. Just move the app back to storage and they came back.

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    03-12-2016 08:41 AM
  4. badMojo69's Avatar
    Hi all. Formatting card seems to be it. Thanks...

    Ps...one thing I did not realize is that widgets disappear for apps on the SD card. Did not realize that. Just move the app back to storage and they came back.

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    Yea I found that out also. Bummer. Why can't they just let SD card be identified as the default for apps? I never had to worry about this on my other phones that let me install to SD card.
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    03-12-2016 09:01 AM

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