Install WP8 apps directly from the SD card


Installing apps directly from your SD card will prevent storage from being used in the “Other” category.

Instructions for installing apps from the SD card:

  1. Go to the Windows Phone app store
  2. Locate the app you would like to buy and scroll down to the bottom of the page
  3. Click on “Download and install manually
  4. Save this .XAP file to a location which you prefer
  5. Copy the .XAP file to your phone’s SD Card
  6. Open the “Store” app
  7. Click on “SD Card” and press on the title of the app which you would like to install.