A lil help guys(sdcard)

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    Simple question..probably sounds dumb but hw do u move a downloaded app to your SD card?is there even a way since ics?,i got a replacement, but a certain app doesn't wanna replace my personal files,even with a bcked up email... n if there is a way to move it,iam hoping itll get saved somehow?

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    Hi, tap options, manage apps, all, tap on the app you're referring to, there's a spot that says transfer or move app... if its an option for that app, it'll show there, just tap on it.
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    I like that. Did not realize you could do it that way. Thanks!:biggrin:
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    No problem.. hope this helps the Op too. :)
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    Jaye, where it says "move to internal storage" should move it to your internal sdcard. You can always double check. After you move it to internal storage, go back to the app in settings and it should say "move to phone sotrage."
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    Ohhh ok..got cha!#lol.. I thought it would move elsewhere,didn't wanna botch up nothin,had to make sure befour i press anything ty ty ..hopefully that app will work on the replacement RAZR n hope my files will show up

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    Oops, sorry Jaye but it probably will not work on the replacement Razr... because it still is on the internal sd card. But all is not lost. Now that it is on the internal sdcard, you can save it or move it to your external sdcard or actually what you should do is...
    • On your pc, create a folder for your razr sd cards.
    • I would make a folder for internal sd card and one for external sd card
    • Then copy everything that is on your internal sd card into the internal sd card folder on your pc.
    • Periodically copy the contents of your external sd card into the external sd card folder on your pc (to have for backup in case something happens to that card)
    • Then copy the contents from your internal sd card folder onto the internal sd card of your phone... or just copy the files you think you need.
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    Oh crap, easier said then done,.dnt have a pc lol..i was wondering why i couldnt find it after i moved it..buttt,i will have to save this for future reference when i get my pc screen replaced,cant see a damm thing threw a cracked screen lol..ty for ur help tho..guess i gotta wrk my way around it or send the replacement bck (jst to test out if flash wrked on a new device).anyway,damm,...thats alot of files 0_0

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    in that case, just move the app folder from your internal sd card to your external sd card... then when you put your external sd card to the new phone, you can move that folder to the internal sd card on your new phone.
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    Good deal..thanks for ur help tismydroid
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    You're welcome jaye! Hope it did what you were trying to accomplish. It's hard sometimes because there can be so many ways to accomplish the same result.

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    It actually did but i think the app was the issue(ill be keepin this for future reference forsure),..i decided not to swich my replacement cuz i would have to do alot of movin files in general.it was basically a test out to see if flash worked plus my service is in n out since ics(no change smh)..imma jst go head n get a new sd card n see if it helps with my service..the things u GOTTA do LOL..thank u so much for ur time n help tismydroid..now i know hw to move legitimate apps over lol