Moving Apps to the external SD card

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    I just added a 32gig micro SD card to my HP Slate 7 tablet. I am running out of app space on the built-in SD card. What apps can I move to the external SD card without diluting performance?
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    The short answer is that without rooting non of the apps will move at all. I don't know how much internal memory your tablet came with but if it was more than 8GB it would be very hard to fill it up with apps. You can however move all your music and photos and some other media to the external card.
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    Thanks Leeshor. That's what I thought, but I didn't know. So the external SD is a data card.
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    Yes, data only. Some apps do have settings where ytou can specify the SD card for the data for that app but you need to check settings in all the apps to find the ones that do.

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