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Newbie
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-29-2014

Moving Files

I have a Insignia™ - 7" Wi-Fi Tablet - 8GB I am trying to move my downloaded apps to the microSD card but can't figure out how to do it. I go to settings and click applications but I can only see how to force stop or uninstall  clear cache etc., but no where to save to SD card. Can anyone help me?

Insignia Product Specialist
Posts: 1,354
Registered: ‎07-21-2014

Re: Moving Files

Hello azucar,

Welcome to Community@ Insignia™!

This is going to be a Android question, as the Android OS software and the individual APP developers control what files and Apps can be saved to the SD card, as well as which apps can then use those files and information.

Regards,
Jon
Insignia™ Support

Newbie
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-29-2014

Re: Moving Files

I am aware of that but these are apps that I have saved on another Android device and I am able to move the files to the SD card so I know they can be moved but I dont see how to do that on this device. I know the apps are able to be saved to a SD card.

Insignia Product Specialist
Posts: 1,354
Registered: ‎07-21-2014

Re: Moving Files

Hello azucar,

Thank you for responding!

 

Correct, and they may be movable, but because the Operating System is what controls that, if the Android OS is not giving you the option in the app info screen, then it is not allowing the files to be moved. Depending on what version android you're using on the other device, it may not be quite so restrictive on SD card file control.

Regards,
Jon
Insignia™ Support

Newbie
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-13-2014

Re: Moving Files

By the way, I can't move any file from internal memory to a SD card, why? I tried by diferent ways (file managers) and i can't do it. The SD card is a 16 GB one, class 2 HC Kingston
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Insignia Product Specialist
Posts: 1,354
Registered: ‎07-21-2014

Re: Moving Files

Hello hmzo1968,

Welcome to Community@ Insignia™!

The file movement and copying is controlled by the Android Operating System, and the restrictions that you are having trouble with are due to security protocols that Android has put into place.

Regards,
Jon
Insignia™ Support