Tutorial: Complete Guide on How to Use Link2SD

Link2SD is the most helpful app just for Android users developed by Bulent Akpinar. It features a small internal in-built storage capacity. This app allows users to move apps along with the games to the SDcard in its 2nd partition. Do you think that we need Link2SD if we have Froyo and Native apps which work in a similar way? Yes off course we need Link2SD because Native only allows you to move the apk files. Do you have any idea about how to use Link2SD on android device?

How to Use Link2SD

Also Read: How to Increase Internal memory of your phone

What is Link2SD ?

Link2SD is the app which is only for the rooted android users. It has got the similar idea as that of the other apps2SD ones but it is simple and unique. This app allows the users to move all the .so (library) files and .dex (dalvic-cache) of all the applications installed in your smartphone. Link2SD can never see the users frustrated of the low memory problem so as to ease their problems the app just free their phone’s memory so as to allow them to install the games with no disruptions.

Link2SD is about physical reformatting of the SD card along with including the extra feature via partition. It is linked with the internal storage of your android. This app will definitely help in clearing the space from the internal memory and allowing the ease to the users to experience more and more applications.

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You have to root your android first for using the main feature of Link2SD.

  • Download Wizard Manager for Mini Tool Partitionfrom the Download Link Below
  • Using your card reader open your SD card contents on your PC
  • Keep a backup of all your files (partition wipes data)
  • Partition your SD card, refer the method used in this post


  • After partitioning your SD card, install Link2SD from Google Play
  •  Choose one from the options


  • Restart your device and choose “Internal”


  • Start using Link2SD and if message pop up select “Allow” otherwise click on the Link2SD settings and click on “Auto Link”



  • For moving applications which are already installed in your android just click on “Create Link”
  •  Click on options and select all the three options
  • Link2SDClick “storage info” to check about all the info of your internal memory, ext2 and FAT partition
  •  Now you can enjoy and experience more applications
  • Finally, you got rid of your android’s low memory problem.



This feature is being something easier than using the Link2SD app.

  • Choose the apps you want to remove/uninstall
  •   Click on “Action”
  • Choose “Uninstall” from the pop up message
  • Message pop up about the confirmation for removing/uninstalling the app
  •  Click OK and it’s done

Pro Tip: Make sure while uninstalling/removing the apps. Do not remove any important app which further can even make your device to work improperly or purely dead. Your SD card is linked to the internal storage so don’t try to remove it at any cost. Choose ext2 as your second partition, it works faster.

Still facing any troubles in using Link2SD? Are you still in doubts about how to use Link2SD on android device? Ask your queries in the comments below.

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  • Thank you 1000 times for taking the time to put this together. I’ve been looking for instructions on exactly how to do this.

    Wraith 3 years ago

    • Thank you for leaving that Comment !
      Comments like this one always brings a smile to our face.

      We generally dont have appreciative comments and mails, we have support and help comments

      Harshmeet 3 years ago

  • not able to link existing applications to sd card. when link to sd card option is selected, it goes in menu shows some options but none gets selected. Kindly let me know the procedure.

    rajesh keswani 2 years ago

    • Did your swapping and the steps mentioned in the tutorial go without any error? And also did the app show you any errors in the middle?

      Umpreet 2 years ago

  • Thanks so much for the info…. I have just one question… Why choose “On Internal” for default storage?? Because i want to free internal. Is that right??

    RoNi Stark 2 years ago

    • Yes. Do share it with your friends, if you think we helped you out. 🙂

      Umpreet 2 years ago

  • We have no root access and how we get it

    Ashutosh 2 years ago

    • Depends on your what model you have.

      Umpreet 2 years ago

  • When I selected the file system like ex2/3 its show me mount scrept not creted .pls what I do now…

    raj 2 years ago

  • When I selected the file system like ex2/3 its show me mount scrept not creted .pls what I do now…i

    raj 2 years ago

    • Your card or phone must not be supporting the swap file.

      Umpreet 2 years ago

  • I can’t link any apps to SD card.When I select the “LINK TO SD CARD” option it says “Failure. Link2SD package invalid.”
    But those apps move to the SD card 1st partition when I select “MOVE TO SD CARD”.I wanted to move those apps to the SD card 2nd partition.
    Now what can I do?

    Asif 2 years ago

    • tyr reinstalling apk

      Harshmeet 2 years ago

  • Mine is moto 1st gen xt1022, it doesn’t hv root access gain. So I must want to root my device to gain access of link2sd card. How can I root my xt1022. Please help.

    Rohit 2 years ago

    • Yes you wil have to root it before hand. Google the model number with your device name. you can also search our blog..

      Harshmeet 2 years ago

  • Plz send me the link for wizard manager


    Yash 1 year ago

    • Working on it, you will have it soon. 🙂

      Umpreet 1 year ago

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