How to move app to SD card android 5.1.1

You can easily move app to SD card android 5.1.1 using application manager settings. By default, a new app will be installed in local storage or device storage on your android lollipop 5.1.1 device. Also, you can easily transfer the app from internal storage to the SD card without using a third-party app or rooting on your device. This settings useful to transfer internal storage data to Micro SD card in android 5.1.2 devices such as Samsung Galaxy J7 & J5, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge & S6 edge plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 edge, Galaxy S5 / S4, Galaxy note 4 / 3, Asus zenfone, Lenovo, HTC One, and latest android 6.0 marshmallow devices.

In the latest android lollipop devices not comes with large internal storage so the need for an external SD card. You can use an external SD card to expand the device storage. In this tutorial, I will show you how to move app to SD card android 5.1.1, android 4.4 and marshmallow 6.0 device without root your android phone or tablet.


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Step 1: Open Settings app on your android lollipop and other devices

Tap on application under device section on lollipop

Step 2: Scroll down until see device section & tap on Application

Click on Application manger to move app

Step 3: Under applications, tap on Application manager

Tap on download tab under application manager

Step 4: Tap on Download tab

Now tap & hold the app want to move SD card / microSD card. You can see the below screen on your android phone or tablet device.

How to move app to SD card android 5.1.1

Step 5: Click on Move to SD card

If you have not used an SD card on your device then see this message on screen: your phone does not have an SD card. Insert an SD card or micro SD card. Also move apps android devices to PC or laptop using Xender, Dropbox or other third-party apps from play store.

If you want to move the app back again to internal storage, tap on move to device storage button.

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Step 1: Go to settings in your galaxy Note 8 device

Step 2: Tap on Apps settings  

Step 3: Tap app want to move to MicroSD card

Step 4: Tap on storage

Step 5: Tap on change under storage

Step 6: Select SD card

Step 7: Press the move button

That’s it.

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  1. This doesn’t apply to Android 5.1

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