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    Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Every time I download or install some app it uses the default storage as my internal memory but I need to take the SD card for the same. So can you please tell me the steps to follow for making the SD card as default storage in Android? Please give me the information soon.

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello Sir,

    Its very important to set the storage for the downloads that we download on our devices.
    There are two types of Memories in every device.They were named as INTERNAL MEMORY AND THE EXTERNAL MEMORY.
    We must keep the internal memory as free as we can so that the processing of your device remains actively responsive.

    I am simply providing you a video that gave you a description about the Memory storage.

    See the video :



    For setting the external memory as the preferred storage in your device you simply have to follow me.

    <<**FIRST OF ALL YOU HAVE TO GO TO THE MENU IN YOUR DEVICE**>>
    <<
    **THEN YOU HAVE TO TAP AT THE SETTINGS**>>
    <<
    **AFTER THAT YOU HAVE TO TAP ON THE OPTION STORAGE**>>
    <<**THEN YOU HAVE TO SET THERE AT THE DOWNLOADS STORAGE**>>
    <<**HERE YOU GET YOUR REQUIRED OPTION**>>

    I AM SURE THAT AFTER SEEING THE ABOVE INFORMATION YOU WILL DEFINITELY COME OUT FROM YOUR QUERY.

    THANK YOU.

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    =>Whenever you insert a memory card in a android device , it sets the memory card as the default memory card somewhat

    =>The memory card is used by the OS for storing data such as pictures, video, mp3 , pdf etc

    =>The internal memory of the phone which you are thinking to be the default memory is used for the Apps of android

    =>the internal memory can also be used for storage purposes if you wish

    =>So you need not to make or set the SD Card as the default storage, it is already predefined

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello Buddy...

    You may set your SD card as default storage..
    Steps:
    1)Go to your Browser, Go to Downloads>Storage>Change>Memory Card..
    2)Then go to Bluetooth., Change default storage to Memory Card..
    3)Then Re-boot your android and get solved your problem..

    thank You...

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    No you can not make SD Card as default storage.If you have seen properly,all the Music,Pics,Videos,Game App,Wallpaper apps & few more apps download only in SD Card.Other apps,Message etc go to Phone Storage.Internal storage is a default storage.So,you can not change it.You can transfer few apps to SD Card.Once you done phone memory will be free.To do it MENU-SETTINGS-APPLICATIONS-MANAGE APPLICATIONS-APP-MOVE TO SD CARD.

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    Cool Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hi friend,

    There is no such way to make the SD card storage as the default storage..You might facing the very low internal memory problem.So that only you are asking this kind of question...To make your internal memory high,remove your unwanted apps and also use "Advanced Task Manager" app to kill the running background apps...

    You can also use some of the apps to move your apps from phone memory to the SD card by
    -->Apps 2 SD
    -->Gemini App Manager

    Thank you!!!

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello friend,


    I will help you to solve your problem,don't worry just follow as i say.

    Firstly the answer for your question if absolutely no.

    There is no such option present in Android devices.

    When there is a memory card in your phone then you need to observe these things.

    If memory card is present in your phone then all the apps downloaded from play store and contacts ,messages will get saved and installed in your phone memory.

    All the media file such as songs,videos,pictures etc,.........all types of media files will get saved in your SD card without asking your permission.

    If there is no memory card then they will get stored in your phone memory.

    But the apps which are not required by your system and which have the permission to move to SD card will can be stored in your SD card by doing some operation.

    That's it these are the ways to save your internal memory and try to install all the content i your SD card but there is no such software to make your Sd card as default storage option.

    The only way to save all the Pre- installed files and the system required apps to your memory card is to Root your phone.

    All the best................


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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hi friend,

    The following are the steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android.

    Go to menu in your device.

    Press settings option.

    Tap on to options storage.

    Then we have to set there downloads storage.

    Now we get our required option.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hi friend,

    You can set the SD card as default storage in your android device.For this you need to follow below instructions

    ---> Unlock the system from lock mode.

    ---> Now go to the main settings option.

    ---> In settings you will see the storage option.Tap it.

    ---> Now you will see the 2 options such as

    i) Internal storage.

    ii) Secondary storage.

    ---> Tap the secondary storage now.

    ---> Conform it.


    You can also save the files in SD card while saving those files in first time.

    Thank you................

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello Friend;

    To make SD Card as your Default Storage for your Android Smart Phone then you must follow some of the steps suggested by me.
    Steps to make SD Card as default Storage;
    1. Firstly Goto "Settings" by tapping on the "Menu" Button
    2. Then Goto "Applications"
    3. In that goto "Preferred Install Location"
    4. In that popup you will get three names like;

      Internal Device Storage

      Removable SD Card

      Let The System Decide


    5. In those tick on "Removable SD Card"
    This will help you to make SD Card as your Default Storage.

    ALL THE BEST.................

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    * Yes, you can make SD card as the default storage medium...!

    * You can easily do this setting in your Android....!

    * From the Main menu move to Settings ...!

    * Go to Applications -> Manage applications -> Check the items -> Select Default storage -> SD card...!

    * Thats all...! Isn't it simple....?

    * Now you have set SD card as the default storage place..!

    * Ensure that your SD card has sufficient space to store the amount of files, photos, videos, etc......!

    * SD card storage is very helpful as it is always portable one....!

    * You can easily use the card in another phone too by changing it...!!

    * But you see that you cannot make SD card as default storage to install applications...

    * All the apps will be occupied by the internal memory ....!

    * To fix this issue, move the installed apps to SD card...

    * To move them a very efficient way is that using Gemini App Manager tool....!!

    * Hope it has helped you....!!!


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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    I think the downloaded items always go to SD card,these items like videos,music,etc includes but other things like applications,etc always go to internal memory of your device,so if you want to be in SD card then you need to do the following
    Download->storage->change memory card,you have solved the problem or you can use apps 2 SD application which can be downloaded from play store and you can use it

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Dear User ......

    Here i can see your problem that you want to know that how to know that how to make SD card as the default storage in Android....So you just see my steps and then try it yourself ...
    Let's have a look ....

    So first of all go and turn on your device and then save your settings and then go to the home screen...After that just go to your Browser and then go to Downloads and then click on the Storage and then just click on the Change option and then just select the Memory Card..After that just go to the Bluetooth, And Change the default storage to Memory Card..And now at the end just re-boot your android.....
    You are successfully done your issue .....

    That's it .......
    ALL the best ......
    Thank you ......

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Steps to make SD Card as the default storage in Android is a very easy process.

    The steps to be followed are:

    --> Navigate to " Home Screen "

    --> Then go to " Menu "

    --> Then tap on " Settings " icon

    --> Then select " Storage " option

    --> Then choose " Default Storage " option

    --> Then select " Sd Card "

    --> At last save the required settings

    Thus you can make sd card as the default storage in Android.

    Hope it helps you.

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    my dear friend here is what you should do to make your sd card as your default storage,
    first of all go to the main menu of your phone.then look for the icon saying settings.enter the settings of your phone.then go to the storage option,form there you can chose if you want to make your sd card as your storage or your phone.select sd card as your default storage.
    That is it and form now on all of your data will be stored on the sd card of yours.
    Good luck!!

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello,
    Steps to make SD card as the default storage in android are:
    Launch the home screen on android device.
    Then touch the settings>storage buttons.
    Here select the default storage button.
    There you can touch the SD card button.
    Touch the save and then done buttons.
    ...@@@...

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello sir,
    there is two memory location in your device.
    One is named as internal storage of the device.
    And second one is the sd card storage that is also called external storage.
    You can store your downloads to any of the location.

    Follow me for set it:::>>>>

    Go to menu.:::::>>>>>>
    Tap on the settings::::::::>>>>>
    Tap on the storage location::::>>>>
    Select external:::::>>>>

    That's the solution to your query.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Steps to solve this problem:
    • Open main menu in your device
    • Go to settings option
    • Now click on "options" storage
    • Here you can set the downloads storage location

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello sir........*-*-*-*-*

    For make SD card as the default storage in Android Follow Steps : -

    1) 1st Go to main home Window then go to main menu in your device.
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    2) Click on settings option.
    -----------------------------------
    3) Click on storage option
    --------------------------------
    4) Then set there downloads storage
    -------------------------------------------------
    5) Now we get our required option Select it And done it !!!!!!!
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


    You are Done it !!!!!!*-*-*-*


    Thankl you *-*-*-**--*

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello Friend,




    Try my given suggestion's to solve this issue:-

    ===>First of all go to Message settings and set storage as Memory Card.
    ===>Then open Bluetooth option and select storage as Memory card.
    ===>Go to device Browser>>Settings>>Downloads>>Storage then select Memory card.
    ===>Through this way you can use memory card for storage purpose.


    Hope my information is helpful for you.
    Thank you......

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello Friend...


    You set the SD Card as default storage in different method..



    Follow this steps..



    Method One


    * Click the Main Menu then go to Settings option...



    * Then goto Applications option..



    * Here, see the option "Preferred Install Location" then select the Memory Card Storage option..



    Finally you set the SD Card as Default storage...


    Method Two



    * Open then Browser then Click the Downloads option..



    * Click the Storage option then go to Change option here you select the Memory Card Storage.


    * When you download the something it by default store in the Memory Card...

    Finally you set the SD card as the default storage in Android phone..



    All the Best!!

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hi friend,

    steps to make sd card as the default storage in android:

    We can not make sd card as default storage to install applications .you might have faced a problem that all apps occupied your internal memory and you are not able to install aps to your mobile

    the only solution to this problem is moving installed apps to sd card

    hope you understood the things

    all the best

    regards sri

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    To make SD card as the default storage fallow these steps
    go to home
    select settings
    select storage option
    select default option
    select SD card as default
    save the changes

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    Cool Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    In storage i have 3 options
    1. internal storage
    2. Phone storage
    3. Let fone decide


    Now what should I do ???


    If i want to use sd card as default storage

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android:
    • Fіrѕt of аll go аnd turn on уour device аnd thеn save уour settings аnd thеn go to thе home screen.
    • After thаt јuѕt go to уour Browser аnd thеn go to Downloads аnd thеn click on thе Storage аnd thеn јuѕt click on thе Change option аnd thеn јuѕt select thе Memory Card
    • After thаt јuѕt go to thе Bluetooth, And Change thе default storage to Memory Card
    • Now аt thе end јuѕt re-boot уour аndroid

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Dear,

    For making SD card as the default storage in android follow these steps:

    Go to the settings.

    Then Click the storage option.

    Choose the default option.

    Click the SD card option.

    Now making SD card as default storage is completed.

    Thank you!

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Below are the steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android-
    • From the startscreen, move to the main menu.
    • There you need to make a click on the settings option.
    • Then the storage option must have to be selected by you.
    • After it, make a click on the default option.
    • At last, select the desired location and save the new changes made.

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Just follow these steps to make your SD card as default storage in Android:


    >>First of all just install android SDK.


    >>Now Connect your device to PC with USB debugging enabled.


    >>Now run the command "Cd C:android-Sdk-Windowsplatform-Tools" in cmd.


    >>Enter the command "adb devices" and now you will see your attached device listed on the screen.


    >>Enter the command "adb shell pm getInstallLocation" which will show you the current value of InstallLocation of your device. It would be one among the following:


    0 [Auto]: It let The Phone to Decide The Best Location For An App
    1 [Internal]: It will Install Everything In The Internal Storage
    2 [External]: It will Install Everything In The Memory Card


    >>Enter the command "adb shell pm setInstallLocation 2".


    >>Now your device default storage is changed to SD Card.


    >>Now you are done just disconnect your device from your PC.

    Best of Luck..............

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Hello Friend,

    You can
    make SD card as the default storage in Android

    In order to
    make SD card as the default storage in Android, you have to follow some steps as listed below:

    Steps:


    >> First of all you have to go to Home Screen


    >> Now you are required to go to Main Menu Screen


    >> Then you should locate and tap on “Settings” option


    >> Now you can tap on “Storage” option


    >> Here you will have to find the option for setting the default storage


    >> Set it as
    SD card from the available choice

    >> You have successfully done!!


    It was pleasure to help you. Hope you are satisfied with our reply.


    For any further query kindly post on our forum, we will reply at the earliest

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    dear friend
    it is not big problem please try these step first of all go to main menu in your device
    and then press setting option
    and then tap on to option storage
    and then we have to set there download storage we get our required option
    i hope your problem will be solved by any issue ....
    thanks

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    For starters the answer for your concern if perhaps certainly no.
    There's no this kind of method seen in Android devices.
    If you experience some sort of storage device in your cellular phone you will need to these kinds of things.
    If perhaps storage device is usually seen in a person's cellular phone subsequently the many apps acquired via have fun with save and contact lenses ,messages can get preserved and hooked up in your cellular phone memory.
    Many of the marketing submit for instance tunes,videos,photographs for example,.........all different types of marketing records can get input into a person's SD credit card without the need of requesting a person's permission.
    If perhaps there is no storage device they'll likely can get saved in your cellular phone memory.
    Though the apps which aren't necessary on your technique and that contain your permission for you to relocate to SD credit card will probably is usually saved in your SD credit card by simply doing a bit of operation.
    There you have it necessities such as strategies to save your valuable of storage space trying to add all the content i a person's SD credit card but there is however zero this kind of application to create a person's Sd credit card when standard storage area option.
    Inside your spend less the many Pre- hooked up records along with the technique necessary apps on your storage device should be to Main a person's phone.
    first of all proceed and change in your device and subsequently save your valuable configuration settings and see a residence screen...After that just call at your Technique and go for you to Data and click on the Hard drive and just click on the Modify method and just simply find the Storage Card..After that just see a Bluetooth, And also Customize the standard storage area for you to Storage Card..And right now right at the end just re-boot a person's android.....

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    Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Dear Sir....

    > Open menu...

    > Then settings...

    > Then storage option...

    > Then default option...

    > Tap on SD card...

    > And select it to default...

    > Save it....

    Now you are done...

    Thank You...

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    Smile Re: Steps to make SD card as the default storage in Android?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Every time I download or install some app it uses the default storage as my internal memory but I need to take the SD card for the same. So can you please tell me the steps to follow for making the SD card as default storage in Android? Please give me the information soon.
    All you have to do is to go to my files in menu, then setting, and give the location to the images, video and document as your desire.
    MENU>MY FILES>SETTING>SET IMAGE DIRECTORY

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