The smartphone industry is changing rapidly, and so is the need for higher configurations and the operating systems. If you recently purchased an Android Smartphone or upgraded the Android 8.0 Oreo, then you’ll find that by default the applications are installed in the internal memory and not on an external memory of SD Card.
Well, we all love to keep internal memory free and store data and apps on SD Cards, but the problem with Android Oreo is, it by default install apps in internal memory. Moving these apps to SD Card and update settings to install any new app to SD card is an excellent move to keep the Internal storage free. Hence we researched on that and found the quick way to move apps from internal storage to SD card on Android Oreo device. Let’s check out how it works!
How to Move Apps to SD Card on Android 8.0 Oreo?
So, here’s an answer for you to move old applications to SD Card on Android Oreo 8.0. You have to manually move the apps one by one by following these steps. There are two ways to do it.
Method #1: Moving apps to SD Card from internal memory via App Settings
Step #1. Head over to the “Settings” on your Android phone running Oreo.
Step #2. Scroll down and tap on “Apps and Notifications.”
Step #3. Select the “App info” option.
Step #4. Choose the app you wish to move to SD Card.
Step #5. Tap on “Storage” option inside the App Info screen.
Step #6. Here you’ll find a screen that shows a button “Change.” tap on it.
Step #7. A small screen appears with two radio button options “SD Card” and “Internal Storage.” Tap on “SD Card” radio button.
This action will move your app to SD Card.
Method #2: Moving an app to SD Card from internal memory using a Third-Party App.
Well, If you have too many applications to move to SD Card and thus doing it manually will consume a lot of your time. So, what you can do is install any third-party app like Move app to SD card, Files To SD Card, etc. One more benefit is that if you have multiple apps to move to SD Card, you have to go and check every app manually of whether they are installed on SD Card or internal memory. These third-party apps provide you with a detailed list view of apps installed along with their storage location. So, moving apps becomes easy.
You can find many Apps to SD Card applications on Google Play Store to get going.
A quick Fact: The system apps can be moved to SD Card only if you have rooted your Android Phone.
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Do let us know if you any other queries related to Android Oreo 8.0; we will make sure to solve it as soon as possible in the form of a detailed tutorial.