How to Move Android Apps APK from Internal Memory to SD Card

MoveToSD LogoIf you are using Android phone and if you are not able to download and use more applications is like a jet plane with only one passenger on it and is running out of fuel. Well our Android phones are very powerful and a proper use of the resources may prove you very useful. Android application base is vast and the variety will never stop us from using them and try them but what if we are not able to save the applications on our phone and use them as and when required? So for this reason we have the facility to save applications or install applications on the SD card itself.

The phone internal memory is normally not adequate to install all the required applications of our choice, thus it becomes very difficult to manage all the applications and use them accordingly. The Android version 2.2 allows us to move applications to SD card so that we can install applications on the SD card and thus use all the required applications as and when wanted. The application namely MoveToSD will help with the problem as easily as putting a dot. This application is very easy to use as it has a very simplistic UI which helps in easy application management.


MoveToSD is just the right application for those who want to manage applications, thus applications can be moved from internal phone memory to SD card and can also be moved from SD to internal phone memory as per requirement. The very simple UI makes the job easier as we can very easily reach the columns, here there are two columns, one for applications installed on SD card and another for applications installed on phone memory. Along with that the application also displays the amount of memory left free in phone memory and amount of memory left free on the SD card, thus we are very much aware of the memory that will be used up and the memory that will be left free on the SD card as well as phone memory.

MoveToSD can also perform normal operations like force stop, uninstall, clear data and clear cache. The only setback for this application is that only one application can be moved to SD at a given time, thus batch operations are not possible. If the application is used in order to save phone memory then batch operations are really not required. For example, if an application is frequently used then that particular application can be left in the phone memory and games which take up most of the space can be moved to SD card in order save phone memory. Application is only supported on Android devices with version 2.2 and above.

Using QR code:
Use the QR code below. To scan the QR code use Neo Reader or any other bar code scanning program. Neo Reader can be downloaded from the market or follow the link

QR for MoveToSD

Simply scan the QR code by directing your Android phone camera to the code through the barcode / QR code scanning program.

Using Android Apps Labs:

Android Advices App Ratings: 4.4 / 5

  • gleshan

    it doesnt work in my galaxy s dous

  • Manoel pereira

    Muito bom

  • Nitin_gohil2004

    i want to root my idea id-918 anroid phone pls help me???

  • Gary Moran

    good to know

  • barhin

    Hi, anyone know how to remove pre-installed apps on a Samsung Galaxy Prevail?

  • Chantt

    how do you root your device?

    • Pradeep Neela

      which device you wanna root?

  • Jho

    My phone is sony ericsson X8, How can I transfer all my downloads and app to memory card?

  • Abni behera

    I have samsung GT-S5380
    Many nos data like image, tone etc. are store in phone memory
    how I transfer data from Phone memory to SD Card with out using any software like samsung suit

  • amit kumar

    What is Root ur device how we do it . Is it safe for a new mobile as I have purchased the mobile 1 month back

  • amit kumar

    whenever i try to move app to sd it comes not enough memory. i h 12gb free memory. i possess an SGS+ GTI9001.
    can u tell me what shoud i do?

    Your answer – some apps can’t be moved to sd as developers have developed it that way, you need to root your device to move these apps to sd!

    What is Root ur device how we do it

  • Naushad Ali Shah

    i have samsung galaxy ace s5830
    How to Move Android Apps APK from Internal Memory to SD Card

  • Naushad Ali Shah

    How to Move Android Apps APK from Internal Memory to SD Card

  • avi

    cn any one say how to update andriod device

  • Salwa

    Hello, I’m using a Samsung Galaxy Mini, and I’ve downloaded MoveToSD. Now, I just downloaded another app, but still I can’t move it to my SD card! Help!

    • Kay

      root ur device n den install romtoolbox
      it will solve ur prlm

    • Kay

      root ur device n den install romtoolbox
      it will solve ur prlm

  • Sean

    Can i install this on my unrooted GALAXY Y on Android 2.3.6 DXLA1 ?

    • Neela Pradeep

      yes you can install the same!

  • Nikhil

    hello i have android 2.1 in Micromax A60
    Can i install application to move applications to sd card

    • Yogesh Patel

      Yes, you can!

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  • Imaan Cassim


    so what you are basically saying is that some paps cannot be moved.
    what about stuff like games and watsapp, cant they be moved as they are movable on symbian which means that the developers have made them so they can be moved?

    • Pradeep Neela

      yes these apps are movable!

  • harishkunal

    I recently purchased the LG OPTIMUS NET with Android Gingerbread. Al though my phone allows selective apps to be transferred to the sd card, I want to know if there is any method I can use to transfer all apps to the SD CARD.

    Please reply.

    Thank You.

    • Dhaval Kamble


      Yes, you transfer all apps to SD by using link2sd software. Before you use Link2sd make sure that you have rooted your LG Optimus. Rooting your LG Optimus will void your device warranty.

  • jum

    how can i move data from my samsung galay ace internal memory over to sd card?there’s no option for me to move it….

    • Dhaval Kamble

      Use any File Manager you like.

      • Vurn

        Even though the apps are now on sdcard, the app data are still on the internal memory, how can I move the app data also to sd card and also for example maps (10mb) that show as unmovable in link2sd?

  • maxx

    hello… i have samsung galaxy mini and have it upgraded to 2.3.4 gingerbread and also rooted. how can i move apps that saved im my phone memory to SD? i’ve tried to download that “move2sd” apps but it says, aps not compatible with the phone. what will i do?? please help thanks

    • Dhaval Kamble

      Try using link2sd.

  • Angus

    The Android OS already supports this.. what makes this app better?

    • NeaL Pradeep

      are you facing any issues?

  • Ashish

    No need of this application…
    i already have an option in manage Application tab in settings…

    • NeaL Pradeep

      thanks for your tip!

  • Talha

    Please reply, i am using Samsung Galaxy Mini with Android 2.3…. Can I install it?

    • Dhaval

      Yes, you can install it from Android Market.

      • Red

        How about for Galaxy Y? Can we use it?

        • Pradeep Neela

          YES YOU CAN USE IT!

  • chiranjeet

    whenever i try to move app to sd it comes not enough memory. i h 8gb free memory. i possess an SGS.
    can u tell me what shoud i do?

    • Neal

      some apps can’t be moved to sd as developers have developed it that way, you need to root your device to move these apps to sd!

  • sahas

    i hav got samsung galaxy ace but it doesnt allow me to move the apps

    • Dhaval

      Not all applications can be moved to SD, it happens because an application needs support of move to SD. If that support is present then you can move that application using MoveToSD.

      Make sure that your application is updated to latest version. Normally most of the latest application updates include move to SD support.

      • Bittoo

        then which app i hav to dwnlod…???
        I hav Samsung galaxy Y 2.3.6
        help me

        • Pradeep Neela

          you need to root the same to download it!

  • renske