How to Move Apps From Internal Storage to SD Card

 

Objective

  • Transfer data from internal storage to SD card.

Environment

  • Motorola 3.0 Phones

Procedure

  1. After formatting your SD card as internal storage, your SD card will show up as “Device Storage”.
  2. Select Migrate Data (all media, etc. will be moved). The SD card will be the preferred storage location for all app/data content.
  3.  To move apps to SD card from app settings Tap Settings > Apps > select application > Change storage location.

Additional Notes:

Once a card has been formatted as internal storage, Play Store will install apps on either storage volume automatically, based on a set of rules provided by the app developer (you can move apps from one volume to another). Apps will always store their content in the preferred storage location by default. Also see:  How to Format the SD Card in a 3.0 Motorola Phone.


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