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Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store

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Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store

Hello everyone,

 

As the subject title says, I have an issue that my Play Store app cannot update the apps on SD card. I tried the methods including clear cache/data of both Play Store and Google Play Services apps and even repair software of my XZ, but no solution. In this period, I've found a solution that I was moving the app, which I want to update, to phone memory but it's very useless and troublesome.

I have this issue about 2-3 months.

 

What should I do?

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Re: Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store

Hello, 

I've got exactly the same issue. Can someone please answer and help us ? 

Emperor
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Re: Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store

@TechSideOfLife  @AndroidMalgreTout 

 

it seems to be an issue with android and apps on SD cards, what if you move them to the internal storage > update > move them back to the SD card?




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store

Thanks for answering, 

This is working, but need time to do. And my internal storage is nearly full by all my apps (no other data anymore). 

I expect a global fix

One time poster
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Re: Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store

I have the exact same problem, I'm angry every time I need to update an app because of it.

Having a SD card means having apps and stuff on it, not moving apps from A to B every time it needs to be updated. It takes so much time, I don't do updates anymore, it's so annoying. I don't get why this issue is not fixed already, really.

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Re: Apps on SD card cannot be updated via Play Store


@uliwooly wrote:

@TechSideOfLife  @AndroidMalgreTout 

 

it seems to be an issue with android and apps on SD cards, what if you move them to the internal storage > update > move them back to the SD card?



As I explained before, I performed this as a temporary fix method. But we're waiting for a permanent fix. I know that I'm not the only one who has this problem.