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Moving CoPilot's maps from internal memory to external SD card
ilegales
I would like to find out a solution to moving CoPilot's maps from my internal memory to my external SD card.

I have googled about it and some say there is a way to change the user.cfg file to tell it to go to the external location.

Has anyone any info on this please?

Thanks
tcassidy
I think you would want to move the NA folder as it contains the largest amount of data. It is located in the CoPilot folder of the ALK folder where ever you have that installed - probably in Program Files.

Then you need to change the entries referring to the NA folder in product.cfg to point to the new location. Product.cfg is at ALK>CoPilot>App

If you are not in North America, I assume the NA folder would have a different name!

Just a note. These directions are for CoPilot Live v8 Laptop.

Terry
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ilegales
That was not possible as when I start up the Copilot is changed the user.cfg file back to the original one. So therefore it can't see the moved maps on the external SD card now...
tcassidy
Did you take a look at modifying User.cfg as you suggested? It is also at ALK>CoPilot>App.

Terry
tcassidy
User.cfg does the job. I found the easiest approach was to create a folder structure at the alternate location similar to the original and move the NA folder. That meant simpler modifications to the user.cfg file. As I don't use the standard 'Program Files' installation though, this might not be as much of an advantage for you.

Terry
ilegales
Yes, I kept the file structure the same on the external card - so all I needed to do was to add external_sd into the user.cfg file as you showed earlier.

But when the program starts up the amended user.cfg (the one which points maps to external SD card) reverts back to the original file (the one which points maps to internal memory).

Thus it can't see the new location (external SD) of the maps.
tcassidy
That is strange. I tried it on a Win7 32 computer by moving the NA folder to a different drive. I modified only the user.cfg file and the program started fine as far as I can see.

Are you sure the actual location is not just another drive letter rather than 'external_sd'? The program probably identifies it per the drive letter layout rather than the name you assign. See what yor sd card is called in Windows Explorer.

Terry
tcassidy
I have included a Windows Explorer clip from one of my computers that has an SD card. If I were to move the NA folder to a matched location on this computer, I would change the drive letter from C: (in your case) to G:, not some name I might assign to this SD card.

Terry
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ilegales
I think I may have posted this in the wrong forum as I have just seen this is for laptops.

My copilot is installed on a Samsung Galaxy note mobile phone - Android operating system, and I am trying to move the maps from the Internal memory to my external SD card.

Sorry
tcassidy
Can't help you with that! Maybe malaki86 knows.

Terry
glennw
Get the app Apps2sd.
It should be able to handle moving it to the SD card.
ilegales
Thanks Glenn.

Yes, I have that app - it does not move anything to the external SD card.
It moves from the phone memory to the internal phone memory.

Our query is moving the Copilot maps from the internal phone memory to the external SD card.
glennw
Sounds like you may be out of luck if apps2sd cannot move it.
Some apps just cannot be moved to an SD card.
Try complaining to Copilot and see if they have any plans to allow the move to SD.

I just noticed you say move it to an external SD card. Do you mean an SD card in the phone or is this card outside the phone?
ilegales
It's a bit confusing - as I found out, too.

OK, here is the summary.
My mobile - Samsung running on Android - has a system storage, an internal memory 16GB (which is also called the SD card), and it also allows an external SD card (I have a Sandisk Micro 64GB installed into the phone).

So apps2sd card - moves apps from the system storage to the internal memory (which is also called SD card on this device).

It never moves anything to my External Sandisk 64GB card, which is installed into the phone.

Hope that made sense.
glennw
Is this a phone or a tablet?
I wish my phone had 16GB internal storage.
I have an HTC Desire phone. I have an 8GB SD card in it but not everything can be transferred to the card and I have to watch the phone memory usage. It's a real pain in an otherwise very nice phone.
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