Windows 10 Tutorial: Install Apps On SD Cards

Another new storage utility that Microsoft added in Windows 10 since the November Update that was released in 2015 is the ability to install apps on SD cards.

Windows Store applications and games can now be installed on either internal or external storage devices, and all manner of such devices are supported — SD cards, USB sticks, you name it. Previously, this was limited to the built-in system drive of a given PC or machine.

To do so, insert your SD card or USB stick, then click Start, go to Settings, and then Storage.

Here, scroll down to the Save locations section and under the New apps will save to section, select the SD card or USB storage that you want to use.

Click Apply, and you are done.

This is particularly useful for laptops and tablets, budget ones specifically that come with limited storage. Or even, devices that are running low on storage. It is also helpful if you want to install the tools you need without clogging up your system drive, usually drive C.

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  1. CAN I INSTALL A BUNCH OF APPS ON A USB STICK AND THEN PLUG THAT USB STICK INTO ANOTHER PC AND USE THEM ON THAT 2ND PC OR WOULD THEY HAVE TO BE RE-INSTALLED ON THE 2ND PC?

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