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Moving Apps on Your Galaxy Tab A 8.0 to a MicroSD Card

Save room on your device by moving Android apps to your microSD card.

For Android 5.0 Lollipop

Moving Apps to a MicroSD Card

The ability to move apps to the microSD card is not supported by all apps. This function also is not supported if a microSD card is not present in the device or if the microSD card is damaged. In those instances, the MOVE TO SD CARD option will be unavailable.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.   

  2. Touch Settings.   

  3. Touch Applications > Application manager.

  4. Swipe to the left to the SD CARD tab. A green check mark indicates the app has been moved to the microSD card.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A MicroSD Card
  5. Touch an app and select MOVE TO SD CARD. If an app is already on the microSD card, you can select MOVE TO DEVICE STORAGE.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A MicroSD Card

The example below shows an app with MOVE TO SD CARD unavailable and grayed out:

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A MicroSD Card

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