Android forum: Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P6800 Not Supporting SD Cards?

by: ElenaBryant August 13, 2012 11:30 AM PDT

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Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P6800 Not Supporting SD Cards?

by ElenaBryant - 8/13/12 11:30 AM

Hi All,

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 and bought a Class 10 Samsung 32 GB micro SD card for it. The card works but when I attempt to move appropriate apps from the internal default storage to the SD card I get the message, "The device does not have a real primary external storage, or the primary external storage is emulated. Moving apps to SD function may not be supported on this device."

The Tab has recently been upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.04 and I've attempted to reformat the card to Fat32, which I was told was necessary, but am still unable to save anything to the SD card even though I know for certain this should not be a problem. I want to use the simple Android doubleTwist to move small (way under 4GB) music tracks from my iMac's iTunes files onto the card.

Does anyone have a solution or even suggestion which doesn't involve Kies, implementing terminal codes or rooting the Tab? I'm an old fuddy duddy and technology novice and can't understand, much less, do these things.

Thank you VERY much!

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