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Should You Put Apps on Database or SD Card?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by rastaman, Jul 22, 2010.

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    Should You Put Apps on Database or SD Card?
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    I am going to guess that you mean should you put apps on the internal memory or the SD Card? In which case the answer is on the Droid X you have no choice but to install apps to the internal memory of the device until Android 2.2 (Froyo) is released on the phone.
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    Does the DX allow you to save data such as pictures to the internal memory if you want to, or is the internal memory only used to store applications?
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    Internal memory or a portion of it may be used to store data, I am unsure. Generally speaking data is stored on the SD Card to prevent the internal storage from being used up too quickly.
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    I was downloading my first app and it asked me to "Select your database location- Put database on phone or put database on SD Card.
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    The reason that I ask, is that I may have files that I dont want to store on the card. For example, if I have a file that stores passwords, I wouldnt want that on the SD card, that anybody could easily get hold of. On my BB, I store these types of files on the internal memory, so its at least protected by the phones password.
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    What application? My guess is that that is app specific? If so choose the SD Card for any kind of data whether it be app data, MP3s, pictures, videos, etc...
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    I didn't pay attention to the exact name, it's a Bartender Drink Making App :)

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    It had the SD Card option picked and lit up green, so I just picked it.
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    Put that stuff on the SD Card
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    Thanks! I did.
    Thanks!
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