Android Tablet Apps Installation Problem?

I have an Asus Tablet running Android 4.4.2. There are a number of apps that installed and ran happily on my anonymous Chinese Tablet running Android 4.2.1, but when I try to install them on my new Tablet, I get the message "Unable to install on SD card or USB". There is an SD card with plenty of space and I get the same results if I add a USB drive. I suspect that this is the "inappropriate error message" problem. Does anyone have any ideas?

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  • 6 years ago
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    You have to install apps to internal memory. Then if the apps allows itself to be moved, you can do that in Settings... Apps

    Also, with a real Android tablet you should be getting apps from the Google Play Store and many will need Google Services which are part of real Google-approved Android. Your Chinese market apps may be looking for different named services.

  • These are apps from Play Store and the problem arises using the Play Store installer.

    I've managed to work round the problem by removing the SD card while I install these particular apps. I suspect it's something to do with the Asus hardware. Apart from this niggle, it's a nice tablet.

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