[How to] Fix SD Card Writing Error on Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition running Android 4.3

The launch of the Google Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 certainly created a lot of excitement among the Android community. Being able to experience native Android on the S4 was a thing that users were eagerly looking forward to. And though the users weren’t disappointed by it, a small bug existing in it has created some problems. As it turns out apps no longer have the ability to write data on the SD card.

Galaxy S4 Google Edition

While this may be a minor issue which does not affect the overall performance of the device, it is annoying since you constantly get an error message when an app tries to write to the SD card. The reason for this error is that the Galaxy S4 has a special group where only the apps belonging to the group can write to the external storage. The problem is that most apps have not been updated yet to these changes. And though Samsung is trying to work on a fix, there’s a way which solves the problem. You will need to follow the steps given below :
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How to Format the SD Card on your Windows Phone 8

The storage memory is an important functionality which is resident on every specific device. It is regarded as a valuable asset on a Mobile phone. This can be very useful for the storage of various files, data, music, games etc. Therefore, everything can be stored in an organized manner that is available on the tip of your hand & accessible in an easier fashion.
However the troublesome aspect during such a scenario will be during the instances that the SD card gets corrupted or messed up due to frequent re-positioning of the card on various devices. Thus, movement of SD card is an advantageous perspective while switching the SD card from one phone to another, but this can lead to a potential harmful situation which can ultimately prove the causal effect on the SD card. Thus if a situation arises where the device reports the user that the currently resident SD card has errors, the availability of the inbuilt functionality can be used to format the SD card.
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How to Install Apps or Games from SD Card on Windows Phone 8

Usually mass storage is of significant importance when it is resident on your handheld device. It is exceptional aspect to have storage of music, apps, games, other stuff employed on the device. Thus, SD card support is of considerable importance on a mobile phone.

Generally, it is a common notion that the internet speeds on the handset are slow or sometimes it is inconvenient to download certain apps or games on the phone. This is because if we want to download apps in huge quantities or a plethora of various apps, games etc., and then it is difficult to download everything straightaway to the phone. Continuous downloading will also result in draining the battery & eats up the Internet plan. The option of downloading these apps onto the computer & installing them on the device later is an excellent aspect. This aids in saving time, money as well as improves the overall approach of app browsing.Windows-Phone-8

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SD Maid: An Excellent App to Free up space on the SD card

Sometimes it so happens that an Android Smartphone will show that the SD card is full and there is no free space even though the user has not utilized the whole space. This can happen due to multiple reasons- apps you have already deleted sometimes leave data behind, the system constantly creates logs, crash reports and debug files which is really not needed, the Google Play Store leaves temporary files of downloaded apps behind.

Maid

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