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Why can't i move apps to the sd card on my Galaxy s3???

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Re: Why can't i move apps to the sd card on my Galaxy s3???

Hello.  I've not seen how much internal storage this device was built with, but I would assume it's at least 2GB maybe 3.  It's listed in the storage setting.  Since the GSIII has an internal hard drive 2-3GBs will be partitioned for application storage.  Moving apps to a separate storage area is not what's actually happening when you tapped "move to SD" on previous phones.  Only the app's data is being moved but not the actual application itself.  So for a game for example, your high scores, levels you've unlocked, certain settings, etc could be moved.  To move an apps data, it has to be enabled by the developers of the app for this to be a feature.  I'd recommend contacting the developer of a particular app and asking if this should be an option on the ICS OS. 

Tom

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Re: Why can't i move apps to the sd card on my Galaxy s3???

You can NOT move apps to the SD card or install them there. You could do this on Galaxy S1 & S2, but not  on S3. No app will override this and help you do it. It is NOT possible for this phone.

Just so everyone is clear, because apparently I haven't stated this enough in my previous posts.....

YOU CANNOT MOVE APPS TO THE SD CARD ON GALAXY S3. YOU CANNOT INSTALL APPS ON THE SD CARD ON GALAXY S3. YOU CANNOT GET AN APP IN THE PLAY STORE TO CHANGE THIS. IT IS *NOT* POSSIBLE.

More info verifying this from the App 2 SD page on the Google Play store:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.a0soft.gphone.app2sd&hl=en

"Galaxy S3 is not supported:

* Galaxy S3 configures the SD card as a secondary external storage. This is configured by Samsung. Nothing developers can do about this. Please contact Samsung for details."

DEVELOPERS HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THIS ISSUE.

Maybe the bright obnoxious text will get people's attention this time.

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