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Discussion in 'HTC Droid Eris' started by sjleader, Dec 13, 2009.

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    1) Running out of APs space. So, I wonder, is it technically possible for APPS to be stored on the SD card?

    2) Can you stick a larger card in the slot, will the phone use it?

    Thanks
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    Yes you can use a bigger as card. But you would have root your phone to be able to specify a new location to store apps. Don't worry soon the eris will be rooted! And it will be some much fun!
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    Thanks...
    I am a noob... Please explain what you mean by "rooted" and what will change to allow this to happen?
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    SO this is a "hack" which voids warranty etc.
    I am wondering if it will legitimately be possible to expand apps to store on the SD card...
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    Some apps already do. I installed the Dolphin web browser and it uses the SD card.

    Sam
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    You cannot specify that an app be stored on your SD card unless that app is programmed with that option. Most are not.
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    Thought I would add a note for those who are concerned about legitimacy...
    One of the great things about open source is the the limits are either A the hardware or B. your imagination... no one is going to sue you for deciding to store and app on flash instead of ROM. Try that with Apple. Or Microsoft..
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    Great. So how do you do it?
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    I don't think there's a way to root the Eris yet.

    You may not get sued, but I could theoretically envision Verizon choosing not to either support your phone any more if they discovered your rooted it, or not honoring a warranty in the event of a not-at-fault hardware failure. So obtaining root on your phone is definitely what I'd consider a "do at your own risk" hack.
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