Where to store apps?

THEPRFCT10

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I've heard / read exact opposite thoughts:
(1) Andoids prefer apps stored in the phones main memory and not the SD Ext Card because it takes less time for the processor / phone to locate the apps location and subsequently load it

(2) Androids work faster and better if the internal memory is larger i.e. apps stored on the SD card.

So which is it? Store apps on the phones internal memory...... or the ext SD card?
 

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Unless you're rooted, you can't install apps onto the external SD card anyway, and even if you're rooted, I'm not sure how successful you'll be with Jellybean and above.
 

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Before KitKat you could install any app that had permission to access the SD card on the SD card. With the S4 that is

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Oh, I wasn't aware of that (I don't have Samsung devices). Would it move the entire app over, or only a portion (which is what it was like back in Gingerbread and under)?
 

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Unless you're rooted, you can't install apps onto the external SD card anyway, and even if you're rooted, I'm not sure how successful you'll be with Jellybean and above.
Sorry, not true Diddy. I have all but a few of my apps currently stored on my ext SD card.
 

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Before KitKat you could install any app that had permission to access the SD card on the SD card. With the S4 that is

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Are you suggesting that KitKat will NOT in fact give us the option to store the app on the SD card? Verizon customers still haven't received the update.
 

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About moving apps to SD card; Samsung use to let you do that on 4.2.2.
Let me check now that I have KitKat.

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