How to Move Apps to SD Card on LG G5?

how to move apps to sd card on lg g5

Is your storage full on your LG G5? And trying to find what to do. Then you have come to the right place. I will help you in this regard. Please read the article till the end. I will let you know about everything that you will need to do.

LG G5 usually comes with an internal storage capacity of 32 GB. Sometimes more is needed; to expand your phone storage capacity, you can use external storage like SD Card on your device.

You must be thinking about how you can transfer or move your apps to an SD card.

No worries at all. I got your back. Let us know how to insert an SD card on your LG G5 phone.

How To Insert An SD Card on LG G5 phone

In this stanza, I will discuss how to insert an SD Card and possible problems that might arrive after the insertion of an SD Card.

For your easy understanding, I have pointed out the steps to insert an SD card

  • Turn your device OFF.
  •  Using the insertion tool or the pin unlock the slots on the right edge (device facing up)
  • Now insert the SD Card in the slot
  • And now unlock your phone

After inserting it, you will get a notification that the SD card has been detected. After getting that text, you might format your SD card or transfer data. It is up to you.

But what if an error is found after inserting the SD card? So let us tell you about the possible errors and how to prevent or solve them.

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After inserting the sd card, it might show that the SD card is not found. Now what to do in this type of situation –

  • Clean your SD card gently after removing it from the slot.
  • Insert the SD card again and turn your phone on.
  • Try updating your SD card driver.

You can try the above process to run your SD card. Some devices don’t support SD cards. So you need to be careful about it too.

Now let us discuss the main thing. 

how to move apps to sd card on lg g5

How to Move Apps to SD Cards on LG G5

I can move apps to SD cards on LG G5 precisely the same way I do for other smartphones. 

  • Tap on the app icon from the home screen
  • Select setting 
  • And then select the app
  • Tap the SD card tabs
  • Now select move to SD card.

In this way, you can transfer apps to an SD card on LG G5

But there are times when you will find errors while transferring files or apps. In that case, try using the methods mentioned below-

  • Make sure your SD card is attached correctly
  • Check for reading or writing errors in the SD card
  • Check if your SD Card is working or not
  • Check if your card has enough space, or else try formatting it
  • Restart your phone

 If none of these works, then try for a new SD card.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Can you use an SD card as the primary internal storage?

Yes, you can use an SD card as the primary internal storage on an LG G5 if you are using Android version 6 or newer. This feature allows you to transfer apps, data, and media files to your SD card, freeing up internal storage space. To use your SD card as the primary internal storage, follow the steps mentioned in the next answer.

Why is it showing my storage is full, though I have an SD card?

Your SD card has a limited storage capacity, just like your internal storage. When you save too many files, the storage space on your SD card can get filled up. As a result, you may see a message indicating that your storage is full, even though you have an SD card inserted. To resolve this issue, you can move files to your computer, transfer them to a cloud storage service, or use a file manager app to delete unnecessary files from your SD card.

How can I change my storage location?

To change the storage location on your LG G5, follow these steps:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap on the “Memory & storage” option.
  • Tap on the “Default storage” option.
  • Select the SD card option.

After you complete these steps, your phone will start using your SD card as the primary storage location.

What will happen if your sd card storage is full?

If your SD card storage is full, you will not be able to save any more files on it. You will need to either delete some files to free up space, or purchase a new SD card with a larger storage capacity. You can also consider transferring some files to your computer or a cloud storage service to free up space on your SD card.

Final Thoughts

Thank you for reading this article till the end. To insert an SD card, follow the abovementioned methods and move the apps accordingly. I have also discussed the possible errors. I hope you find this article helpful and informative. Please leave a comment down below for any queries. Stay blessed and happy.

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