You won’t find much to complain about if you purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and initial reviews have been mostly positive, which has led to users shouting from roof tops about how good the 5.5-inch handset is, but there are some improvements wanted by Galaxy Note 2 owners. While it’s almost perfect, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 needs an improvement when it comes to using apps on an SD card. This has led to users looking for ways to move apps onto an SD card, or at least force new installations on portable storage.
One solution on offer to Samsung Galaxy Note 2 owners is to root their device, and we also hear other users trying to help out by suggesting apps like Apps2SD, Link2SD, and a popular option of configuring “directory blind“. This seems to be a problem with Android Jelly Bean and one user states they keep getting error messages, which state “not enough memory to update your apps“. This particular Galaxy Note 2 owner returned their handset to a local store thanks to not being able to use apps on an SD card, and claim it is an issue with most Samsung smartphones.
The importance of an SD card with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – until Samsung/Google allow apps to be used from SD cards it seems some people think an external SD card size “is pointless“, and explain that buying “a big SD card is silly if you can’t use apps from it“. It is fair to say that some people will use a lot of data and media from SD cards, so for these users it will be a life line, but we do understand the frustration some people might be feeling about the lack of support for apps and SD cards on the Galaxy Note 2.
Would you like to see the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 support the use of apps from SD cards? There are a few solutions and these can be used in most cases after rooting your device, although this isn’t for everyone and some people want support right out-of-the-box. You can also read about the Galaxy Note 2 releasing on AT&T yesterday here, which also includes some release details for Verizon, although those of you that still are unsure might want to see how the Galaxy Note 2 compares to some rivals in an earlier article.
If you want a smartphone with a screen size over 5-inches you will have a problem finding something better than the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, in our opinion, although for now feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.