As you already know, US tech giant Microsoft’s Windows 10 allows you to save documents, videos, music and pictures to removable storage devices, e.g, SD and MicroSD cards. But now, with the Windows 10 November update, version 1151 or Build 10586, you can store Windows Store apps to external storage as well. Available in the November update, this built-in feature lets you install apps to a removable storage device like you can on Windows Phone. The ability to install apps to a MicroSD card really makes the most sense on devices that have small amounts of internal storage.
In fact, the feature was supposed to roll out by Microsoft during the release of its newest operating system back in July. However, the American multinational company decided to hold it back and now it is available in version 1511.
If you already install the Windows 10 November update, following are some steps that you can take to save your apps to external storage. But remember that, this method is only for mobile apps. You can’t use it to change the location where desktop apps are installed.
Are you ready? Let’s check out now!
Step 1: First of all, you need to connect your external storage to your computer
Step 2: Go to Start and navigate to Settings. Then, click on System and choose Storage
|Windows 10’s new feature allows you to save Windows Store apps to external storage easily.|
Step 3: Now you’ll see a list of your connected drives. In the Save locations section, select the drop-down menu under New apps will save to and choose the removable storage device you want to use.
Step 4: Click Apply
That’s it. It’s easy to do, isn’t it? What do you think about this feature of the Windows 10 November update? Do you think it’s great? Let us know your opinion by leaving your comments below. Hope this work for you!