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Labba
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎08-25-2013
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Any

Move to SDCard application development

Hi,

I want to start and develop an app that will allow the user to force an existing app to move into the SD card and change in the internal memory a "symbolic link" for the files on the SD Card..

 

I looked around on the API and what I can do but didn't found anything that would help me to develop such an app.. 

Can any one please direct me to where I should "dive" into ? 

 

Thanks!

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BBSJdev
Posts: 5,948
Registered: ‎07-05-2012
My Device: Playbook, Z10 LE, Dev Alpha C
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Re: Move to SDCard application development

Firstly there is a whole section of forums for developers, your question is better asked there.

 

Secondly no, the current APIs do not allow running of apps from SD card.

 

Symbolic links are also not supported for apps.


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Labba
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Re: Move to SDCard application development

so this will be able to be done only if I will root my Z10 device ? right ? (i know that there is no root..)

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BBSJdev
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Re: Move to SDCard application development

There is unlikely to ever be a way to root BB10 as BlackBerry's main differentiator is security.

They may allow apps to be installed in later OSs but again this seems unlikely as they would have to make sure the SD card or App area is encrypted.
And from a security viewpoint doing this is much less secure than internal memory.

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