1. Apostolos Tsimogiannis's Avatar
    I've been using WP8.1 on my Ativ S for a few days and all is good. Battery life may be worse than before but I use the phone a lot to get to know WP8.1 so it's better to judge this a week or two later...

    I' ve been trying to find a way to store maps from the MS Maps app on the SD card but I cannot find a way. It's awesome that MS gives you downloadable maps but they take up 2GB+ and I'd rather have that on the SD card.
    The storage sense gives you a reading for maps in the SD card but through Manage maps, settings, storage sense I have not been able to do it.
    Any tips on this?
    04-17-2014 05:44 AM
  2. lpforthewin's Avatar
    I think it's only possible on Lumia phones - nokia have an app called Lumia Storage Check which lets you save map data on the SD so I can do it on mine - I think it must change some path details as the maps app knows where to look too.

    Maybe you could download this app with some proxy tricks if any still work...
    04-17-2014 06:11 AM
  3. Frex89's Avatar
    Hey there,
    Ive got the same Problem with my Ativ S. On Windows Phone 8.0 i did the interop unlock and used the WPH Tools with which it is easily possible to change the save direction of the maps. Its only 1 value in the OS that needs to be changed and i have no idea why they didnt implemented it but maybe its coming in the official version of windows phone 8.1.
    if not, the autor of the first interop unlock already found a way to unlock 8.1 and is waiting for devices with 8.1 to come out to release it. im sure there will be a way in the future - nokia also changes the licenses so every windows phone user got the full licence so either they implement a setting in their app or ms will do.
    04-20-2014 05:51 PM
  4. oditius's Avatar
    I think it's only possible on Lumia phones - nokia have an app called Lumia Storage Check which lets you save map data on the SD so I can do it on mine - I think it must change some path details as the maps app knows where to look too.

    Maybe you could download this app with some proxy tricks if any still work...
    I own the Nokia 1520, can't find the app, and also have it stored on my phone, doesn't seem to move to card
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    04-20-2014 07:35 PM
  5. pankaj981's Avatar
    I own the Nokia 1520, can't find the app, and also have it stored on my phone, doesn't seem to move to card
    Here you go...i guess you'll have to re download the maps again


    http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=...1-67149e44214c
    04-20-2014 07:53 PM
  6. freestaterocker's Avatar
    You could try transferring the maps over using a file explorer app like Aerize Explorer. I've never had the need to navigate offline so I haven't tried it with maps, but it works well with everything else I've tried, so...
    04-20-2014 08:08 PM
  7. oditius's Avatar
    Sense says there is 3.5GB in maps, but no maps are found. Hmmm Oh well, lucky for me, I still have 17GB free on phone.
    04-20-2014 08:39 PM
  8. pankaj981's Avatar
    Sense says there is 3.5GB in maps, but no maps are found. Hmmm Oh well, lucky for me, I still have 17GB free on phone.
    Storage sense kind of does not work with the beta version of Nokia storage check as far as reporting accurate data is concerned. I would say if you really want to move the maps to SD card first delete them using the regular method, then download storage check beta and then re download the maps, in this case download them to your storage card. I've currently used this method to store the entire 3.7 GB of USA map on my 32 GB micro SD on my Lumia 810 with 8GB of onboard memory
    04-20-2014 10:19 PM
  9. oditius's Avatar
    Storage sense kind of does not work with the beta version of Nokia storage check as far as reporting accurate data is concerned. I would say if you really want to move the maps to SD card first delete them using the regular method, then download storage check beta and then re download the maps, in this case download them to your storage card. I've currently used this method to store the entire 3.7 GB of USA map on my 32 GB micro SD on my Lumia 810 with 8GB of onboard memory
    Now my phone shows 3.75GB Maps in BOTH locations, even though I deleted the maps. Rebooting doesn't help, I can't seem to get to the right folder to make sure they are gone. WP doesn't seem to name them simple, just a bunch of numbers and junk.
    04-21-2014 05:30 AM
  10. Poirots Progeny's Avatar
    I'd be interested in finding out a way to transfer maps also. I've re-downloaded everything and seem to have the maps on the phone but here drive plus on the card..?
    04-21-2014 05:38 AM
  11. oditius's Avatar
    I'd be interested in finding out a way to transfer maps also. I've re-downloaded everything and seem to have the maps on the phone but here drive plus on the card..?
    Well Storage sense shows on just the phone (After a soft reset), and the Lumia Storage Check only shows it on the phone storage but no way to delete it. Grrr.... LOL
    04-21-2014 05:47 AM
  12. Poirots Progeny's Avatar
    Lol

    I live in hope that there is an easier way to manage data... This is a preview after all :)
    04-21-2014 06:42 AM
  13. MartLea's Avatar
    Running low on Phone storage on my Lumia 620 WP8.1 I also wanted to move my maps to SD Card so downloaded the Nokia Storage Check Beta app (only available in US Region so needed to first change to US Region/Language etc.) Got the app and deleted existing map (only one) then downloaded again to SD Card - takes ages but works. Map apps see it and use it OK. However Nokia Storage Check, MS Storage Sense and MS Storage Check all variously seem to show different sizes left on Phone/SD Card. For example Storage Sense still shows some 4.6 Mb left on Phone after deleting map from there. Works in progress me thinks.
    06-05-2014 03:06 PM
  14. andrea_zolfi's Avatar
    Ohhh the happy days with Symbian, lost forever . . . now this so-called o.s. WesPit 0.8.1, you're right: mass memory management works BAAAD again and again, no way to move folders through a PC because "maps" folder is hidden, therefore no full compatibility with Windows itself, so the solution is: to crack this o.s. and modify it on user's need or . . . to buy a no-famous-branded Android phone!

    N.B. Happyness is made by little things, but even the text keyboard is horrible: iPhone hooray!
    08-18-2014 02:28 AM
  15. Bill Allen1's Avatar
    Any updates on this in 2015? Seems to be a joke that I can't move 4 GB of data off the phone onto a 64 GB sd card.
    06-24-2015 10:12 AM

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