Please apps2sd..make it easy!

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  1. yourname1245

    yourname1245 New Member

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    can anyone please post up the easiest and fastest way to put my apps on the sd card...theres no videos and all the directions seem too over the top for my head.
    -sal
    i am rooted already!
     
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    paOol New Member

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    cyanogen mod is the only ROM that supports apps2sd on the droid.

    download rom manager
    flash clockwork recovery
    backup your entire sd card to your pc.
    choose the partition sd card option in clockwork
    choose the largest size for each option
    it'll erase ur sdcard entirely and partition it.

    then you install cyanogenmod , which can be done with rom manager
    then go to settings -> applicatoins -> check off apps2sd

    done.
     
  3. Breezer23

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    Still no way of doing this with a stock ESE81 build is there?
     
  4. titans

    titans Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    No, only the CyanogenMod ROM or ROMs based on Cyanogen support Apps2SD.
     
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    pearlythepirate New Member

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    You can also partition it manually using a Windows/Linux GUI partition manager.

    I used Paragon Partition Manager on Windows to shrink the main FAT32 partition (which needs to remain the first partition on the drive) and then add a ext3 partition and a swap partition.

    After a reboot, the Apps2SD option under Settings -> Applications was activated and you can also move individual applications onto the SD card in the individual application details pages.
     
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    yourname1245 New Member

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    I'm runnin bugless beast 1.0 so I guess I'm beat for the time being
     
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    apps2sd

    Will I still get the updates after I move all my apps to my sd card?
     
  8. BobthePhotoGuy

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    Yes. Everything will work the same. Only difference is the apps will load a bit slower unless you have a fast SD card.

    Bob
     
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    is a class 6 sd card required or recommended?
     
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    from what i understand it isn't because the droid can't read it much faster than the stock sd card so a higher class isnt doing much. correct me if i'm wrong someone. Rom manager premium will partition your sd card for you I believe. That will be the easiest way to apps2sd. And yes, cyanogenmod roms are the only roms that support apps2sd, so far
     
  11. D2redneck

    D2redneck New Member

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    do you have to root your phone to use the apps2sd?
     
  12. caboyzcoti

    caboyzcoti Member

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    yup:blackdroid:
     
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    D2redneck New Member

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    Oh OK. I'm afraid if i tried that I would mess up my phone lol
     
  14. caboyzcoti

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    u just wouldnt be able to do it i think lol but if space is becoming a problem for u u should try out rom manager and then back up ur sd card after you back up ur rom and try it out in rom manager. i havent really noticed any difference in how long apps take to load and if anything some load quicker i think. but ive been downloading apps nonstop since lol :icon_ banana: