How to Transfer Apps to SD Card on Vivo

Written By Axel Nash |

Sometimes, it can be a good idea to transfer apps from your Vivo’s internal storage to the SD card. This can be because you need space on the device to install some apps or because you want to keep the data on the apps safe just in case something happens to the device.

Whatever the reason you need to move apps from the device’s internal storage to the SD card. This article will share with you a simple process to help you do that. We will also show you how to backup all the app data on your device to the computer for safekeeping.

Part 1: How to Transfer Apps to SD Card Vivo

Follow these simple steps to transfer Apps from your device’s internal storage to SD card;

Step 1: Open the Settings on the device and then tap “General > Apps & Notifications

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Step 2: Tap on “App Info” and then select the App that you would like to Transfer to the SD card. Once the App info for the app opens, tap on “Storage.”

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Step 3: Under “Storage Used”, tap on “Change” and then choose the SD card as the new storage location for the app and all its data.

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Please note that on Vivo devices that are running Android L or lower, you can go to iManager > App Manager > App Mover to move the app to the SD card.

You may also not be able to move some in-built apps, security apps and some games that have high security requirements.

Vivo devices that are running Android M and higher do not support the transfer of apps to the SD card. You can still however transfer media files and documents.

Part 2: Alternative Way to Free Up Your Vivo Phone - Backup Your Vivo to Computer via MobileTrans

The best way to free up some much-needed space on your Vivo device is to backup your device to your PC. Not only will this free up space, it also keeps the data in an easily accessible location so that you can easily restore the data back on to the device.

But to easily backup data to your computer, you need a specialized tool that will make the process quick and easy. The best tool to help you do this is Wondershare MobileTrans. With it, you can easily and very quickly create a full backup of all the data on your device.

The following are some its most notable features;

  • • MobileTrans allows you to back up all the data on the device or selected types of data
  • • You can also use it to restore the backup back on to the device when needed
  • • It is also one of the best ways to backup social media data such as WhatsApp chats to your computer
  • • It supports thousands of Android devices running all versions of Android including Android 10

Follow these simple steps to use MobileTrans to Back up the data on your Vivo device to the computer;

Step 1: Download and install MobileTrans to your computer and then open it when the process is complete. Select the “Backup” module and then connect the Vivo device to the computer using USB cables. Wait for the program to detect the device.

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Step 2: You will then see a list of the types of data that you can include in the backup. You can choose the type of data to include in the backup or you can click “Select All” to include all the data on the device in the backup. Then click “Start” to begin the backup process.

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Now all you have to do is keep the device connected to the computer until MobileTrans notifies you that the backup process is complete.

With the solutions above, you can now transfer some of your Apps to SD card to make room on the device for more data. You can also permanently solve space problem by using MobileTrans to backup all the data on the device.

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Axel Nash

Axel Nash

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