Does this mean that apps installed on SD card are not going to be able to store private data (Context.MODE_PRIVATE) on device?
No that is a totally different thing. All installed apps have a private data directory, non-forward-locked, forward-locked, on-sd, or whatever else.
Android framework engineer
Note: please don't send private questions to me, as I don't have time to provide private support, and so won't reply to such e-mails. All such questions should be posted on public forums, where I and others can see and answer them.
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