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I guess there are three key reasons why a developer might choose to prevent apps from being installed onto the SD card: Sercurity A SD card can be removed and accessed on a PC which some devs might want to prevent especially if the store sensitive data. Performance Installing an app on a SD card adds another variable the developer has to keep in mind ...


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You can either move your data to your phones internal storage and then move it back on the new SD card or re-download the data. Moving data deftly from one card to another unfortunately won't work.


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That would be for the built-in non-volatile storage1, not RAM. 128 GB of RAM is not something you will need in a mobile phone for a long time. 1 Strictly speaking, ROM is not the correct acronym because it stands for "read-only memory", which the built-in storage of your phone is obviously not.


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No, the apps installed on an SD card will not work after you reset your phone. The reason is that apps installed on the SD card are assigned a unique key. That key only exists on that phone, so the apps installed on that SD card will not run on another phone. When the phone is reset, a new key is generated. And because this new key does not match the old ...


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Unfortunately you will have to reinstall all apps as they the files on the SD card are bound to your old phones ID. You can insert the SD Jonny your old phone, make a backup there and restore it on your new device - this way you don't have to download all apps manually.


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The easiest way is using your computer. You need to have a Windows XP/Vista/7/8(.1)/10 with an internet connection. Put the SD Card in your Windows Phone Use a phone-to-USB cable. When it's connected, make sure the Windows Phone is installed before using it. Go to the File Manager and go to (My) Computer. Right click on Windows Phone and select Open/Explore ...


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There are many reasons: The developer of this app does not allow to install (or access) to SD Card. Your SD card has error, try to reset it and install the app again. If this app is developed by you and you deploy it from Visual Studio, I think that there is a problem about unlock your device. I hope my answer can help you !


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You'll have to move your apps to your phone first, power off the phone, put in new SD card, move apps on the new SD card. If your phone's storage isn't large enough, you'll have to do it in a couple of retries. I've tried copying everything in one go, also by dd-ing the original SD card to hard disk, and then dd it back to the larger SD card, thus making a ...


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The recommended procedure is to move all your apps from the old microSD Card to internal storage till it's full using Storage Sense then shut down the phone, put in the new card, and move all the apps back over to that new card with Storage Sense. Notice how this doesn't leave you with a backup copy of the apps and their data on the old card for the case ...


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Yes, running apps from an SD card is slower. That's why as a developer you can prevent your app from being moved if you have concerns about performance (guess that's mainly a potential issue with games). HOWEVER, you usually don't see a big impact with more "static" apps like your podcast app. So my guess would be that it's the files that slow you down. I ...


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I had the same issue. When I transferred songs to my Lumia 520 it won't show in Music+Videos. But after restarting my phone, I was able to see all the music files that I transferred. And after that I was able to see the songs everytime.


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I have noticed that even if you copied it to the SD card like that, you can manually move one (or more) of the songs in the phone memory with a file manager – they will show up in the XBox Music app – and using the app you will move the files back to the SD card. Not the best solution but it's A solution.


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I had same problem, I used copy and transfer software (in my case "Speed Commander 16pro")and it solved problem.


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Since you're running Windows Phone 8.1, you can use the Storage Sense app to move apps, photos, videos, etc from the phone's memory to the SD card... In the App list, tap Storage Sense Storage Sense Tile > Phone > Apps + games. To move one app, tap the app, and then tap Move to SD. To move more than one, tap Select Select icon, select the check box next to ...


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AFAIK moving files is not supported as your phone is just recognized as a flash drive, but it actually isn't one - this function is just "emulated". You can "move" files on your SD Card either by copying the files to the new destination and then deleting the source files. If you run into space problems you could copy the files to your PC first, then delete ...


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Make sure you are connected to internet before installing the app form SD card. You cannot install apps when you are ofline.


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Actually, you can't. If you remove SD cart once, your all apps will become inaccessible and garbage. Windows phone cant see apps on sd card. He just uses it as external storage, if you remove it, it starts using it like never used it before. You have to format sd cart to use that unusable old app memory.


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WP8.x and W10M encrypt the contents of the WPSystem folder (where apps and their data are stored) using encryption keys that are specific to the SD card. This is not, so far as I know, using the built-in security features of SD cards (WP7.x did this, but I don't believe 8.x or later do). However, there's not currently any known way to extract or reverse-...


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The card cannot be recovered. Every Micro SD card has a flash memory controller built into it. The controllers might force the micro SD card into a read only state when multiple write errors occur. Such readonly states are permanent cannot be overwritten. My micro SD got into the same problem and it will not get formatted using Diskpart or GParted or any ...


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Some people suggest the problem may occur if you're using the SD card and then the phone crashes or runs out of battery. It's best not to have frequently used apps on the SD card. Also I fixed my problem by plugging the sd card into sd card reader on my laptop and running error checking there: http://www.ehow.com/how_6857598_check-sd-card-errors.html (...


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Go to Storage sense. Select internal memory. Click on the game you want to move. Click move button. Select SD card in the drop down list and press move. This will move the selected game to SD card.


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You can edit the properties of a music file using your computer. Sync the Music folder with your computer then right-click the song, select Properties and then go to Details. Under Details you can edit a lot of information stored in the file, that will later show up and also help Groove match your music against the library and download more information, like ...


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Check in your SD card if there's a file named '.nomedia' .It prevents the phone from detecting photos. If it's there, delete it.


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Soft restarting did the trick. Something messed up, then? Annoying, but workable. Leaving this up in case anyone else encounters


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I moved everything I could see to a map on my laptop, including one hidden file. The card is then seen as empty, but if you type win in the search box, you'll suddenly get a whole new view of stored info. This I copied as well and I deleted a huge wintemp file that is under AFBCC817 etc. ; local, temp. I then copied everything to a bigger SD-card and it ...


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Your contacts data will be saved to your Microsoft account so you don't need to backup it (it is not possible to save the data to the SD card anyway). Verify if your data synched properly on outlook.com.


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After being infuriated by this same issue for an evening/next day, I started trying anything I could think of. For some reason by simply making a new folder in the SD card, which I called songs, I can now play all of my music from there. The problem seems to be adding files to the music folder which the phone doesnt recognise as being music files so it ...


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As I understand it, what you're noticing is exactly how it's designed to work. Copying files over the cable somehow makes the phone register their existence. Doing it any other way, does not. This also applies to ringtones: you can't use the phone to copy an .mp3 file from the music folder to the ringtones folder: the file will copy over, but the phone won'...


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