Aug 19, 2018

How to make SD card as default storage in your Android Device Version 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

How to make SD card as default storage in your Android Device Version 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

Storage is very necessary and the best important aspect in any device, the feature allows you to store information and also important files for easy retrieval. The Android operating system is one of the best and most popular operating system nowadays that is used by billions of people around the world. An Android operating system has a different version and also it comes with different amazing features as it is upgraded from time to time which also makes it stand around the crowd.

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If you have an Android Smart Phone that is version 5,6,7,8 or even 9 when you install Application you will realize that all the application data are stored in the internal storage which does not only occupy space but it also makes the smartphone to work slowly.

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In the previous version of the android that’s 2,3 and 4, there is a feature that allows you to change the default storage to any one of your choices using one click you can also move any game or applications to either internal storage or the external storage of your device using a single click. Now in the new version of Android starting from 5 the feature is removed but it doesn’t mean that you can’t change the default storage or move applications but it differs from the previous one.

          Now in the latest version of the Android operating system, you can easily format your SD card as internal storage and it will become the default storage of your device. To do that simply Go to Settings>>Storage>>SD card and click on the options icon >>Storage Settings >> Format as internal, 

How to make SD card as default storage in your Android Device Version 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

but make sure you back up your SD card data because all of your SD card data will be formatted just click on ‘Erase & Format’ it will ask you to move the old data of course to the new storage you can choose “move now” or “Move Later” and click on ‘Next’ Click “Move” and the process will continue 

How to make SD card as default storage in your Android Device Version 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

How to make SD card as default storage in your Android Device Version 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

it will be done and you will have available space on your internal storage because the external storage will now serve as the default storage. This method is tested in different version and also different product and its working perfectly. That’s it.

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Hey! I’m Muhammad Abba Gana, popularly known as AbbaGana, a blog Scientist by mind and a passionate blogger by heart fountainhead of Guidetricks, Duniyan Fasaha, Duniyar Yau, Hanyantsirah, Gidan Novels, Abba Gana Novels and Be With Me Technology, I am twenty something year old guy from Jimeta, Adamawa State, Nigeria. I’m a Freelance writer, Information marketer, professional blogger, Web designer, Internet speaker, software Developer and also an author. I make living with my laptop and can work from anywhere I find myself (as long as there is a power supply and a reliable internet connection). 

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