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How to move apps to SD card in android devices?

A large chunk of your phone’s storage is already taken up by the operating system and preloaded software. After you start adding your own apps, shooting photos and videos, and downloading podcasts, you risk running out of space.

Today, most of the phones are coming with expanded internal space to store more files internally but still, you might face problems in storing data. Some people can’t afford to buy these expanded storage phones. Luckily for most of the mobile phones comes with an additional feature to add up a microS card with 4gb, 8gb, 16gb, 34gb, or even more. This allows you to store more apps and data files and even leaving free space to run your operating system which is really important for the high speed and working of your mobile.

How to move apps to SD card in android devices? If you are facing a problem in handling your data files in your system. Or you have all your apps in internal storage and want to move it in your SD card. Here’s how to move apps to SD card in Android devices’s built-in application management features. and free up more space and solving the major problem you face for mobile phones.

move apps to SD card in android devices

How to move apps to SD card in android devices?

Move Apps to SD Card Using Application Manager

Solution 1

  • Find and Navigate to your Phone’s Settings from your device’s app drawer.
  • Scroll down in the setting and Tap of the Apps. (you might get the list of all the internal apps or some androids open a list with many functions of apps. Tap over Manage Apps from the various function list and you will get the list of all the third-party apps.
  • Select the particular app you want to move from the internal storage to the microSD card
  • Tap on the storage after selecting the app and there you will see the change option. If you can’t find a change option the reason would be the app is non- movable or you haven’t inserted a microSD card.
  • After changing hit the move button and your particular app will be moved to your SD card. The same way you can move the app back to the internal storage when you want to.

How to move apps to SD card in android devices

Solution 2

  • Find and Navigate to your Phone’s Settings from your device’s app drawer.
  • Scroll down in the setting and Tap of the storage menu from the list.
  • Select your SD card from the storage.
  • After opening the SD card menu tap on the menu button from the top-right corner.
  • From the menu button select storage settings and format as internal.
  • It will ask you for erasing and formatting. Tap on it and all your apps will be sent to SD in one go. But if you SD is slow it will ask you to degrade performance.
  • Tap on the move now button > next to initiate the transfer.
  • System will tell you the time it will take to transfer all the apps.
  • Tap done. Your SD card will now be listed with all the storage you allowed from the internal storage and your internal storage will be free and in use.

Final thoughts

So, following these steps and adding a MicroSD card will allow you to access more space into your phone and transfer your data, files and apps to SD card with the above mentioned easy steps in your android. Although there are some phones that do not support SD card new flagship phones provide expended internal storage so that you don’t need any extra space for that. But you can even increase that too also with SD card. I hope you this article about how to move apps to SD card in android devices is helpful.

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