are you able to download apps on an sd card after putting it into your phone?

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My phone is just an old galaxy and has bearly any storage, I would like to purchase a 32 gig SD card. If I got one and plugged it into my phone, would it only allow me to put pictures and videos on it? Or would it let me install applications on it? I have been doing research and I have been told both that u can download apps onto it and that u can't, I just want a straight on answer and if I wouldn't be able to download apps onto an SD card, would there be any way that I could get more storage space on my phone other than getting an entirely different phone that had a lot of storage space from the beginning?
 

Mouse117

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Hello, maddie

Sadly, you cannot download apps directly onto a SD card. You must download the app on to your phones storage then in the app manager send the data over to you SD card.

-Mouse
 
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