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sd card not recognised in my android 4.2

my SD card couldn't open in my phone when i removed the card from the phone without switching it off.I've tried viewing it on my computer but still doesn't be recognised
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Rooted Android 4.4 does not show mounted external-usb disk to all apps?

I am using a custom Android 4.4 ROM (rooted) with ext4 file-system support on my Radxa Rock ARM dev-board, the board shows detects the attached disk driver (shows USB device safe to remove ...
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How do i fix optimus zone/dynamic storage?

The problem is, there is no "move to sd" option when you try to switch over an app. This is a problem because the internal storage is 1 GB and phone storage is about 200MB. This is not enough to ...
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change or remove mount point for external_SD

Lg optimus f3 has an emulated sd card labeled sdcard0 the external_SD card sits at the same mount point it's labeled External_SD they both reside at the following mount /storage/ now storage is ...
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Reasonably how much free space should one leave for best performance?

(Reasonably because freeing space brings diminishing returns, correct or no?) Background I'm testing different SD card schedulers to get the best performance. I'm assuming that when I will have more ...
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After - Turn on USB storage… External Card is not accessible

When I turn on USB. Internal memory is accessible but having issues with external card. Even after turn off. No app is working, installed on External memory. Rebooting device will make everything ...
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How to use external SD card on Ehndroix?

I can't access my SD card via USB. When I plug in to computer it reads only the internal SD. In recovery mode "mount sdcard" doesn't help. Phone: Samsung S Galaxy GT-19001 Rom: Ehndroix IV
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Ted Talks:directory change

How do you change the save directory of the Ted Talks conferences to your external SD? My phone has a limited amount of internal RAM, but, I bought a much larger SD to hold all of my information and ...
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Cannot move apps to extsdcard

I'm trying to move my apps to an sd card (extsdcard) on my Samsung Stratosphere II however, in using ApMgrIII, I get the following message: The device does not have a real primary external ...
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How to manually change default save location to phone storage

My phone Iocean X7S has opportunity to save apps to either internal storage, phone storage or external SD-card. However, I can't use phone storage as apps saving location. There is Phone storage and ...
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Howto encrypt my external SD card

Today I encrypted my android phone. Now I want to encrypt the external SD card as well. When I open System settings > Security, I don't see an option to encrypt the external sd card. I'm on Android ...
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How can i transfer phone memory apps to external SD card [duplicate]

I am getting very low space please help. I want to install or transfer apps on external SD card completly.
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Partioning sd not detecting

I have partitioned my sd using mini-Partion tool.My sd partion shows unallocted and file system as logiclly and i know that for link2sd it should be primary.how to convert to primary file system.i ...
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External SD card no longer able to be read on CM11

I successfully installed CM11-M2 snapshot on my Razr Maxx (xt912, spyder). I was able to use my camera successfully on the device after install. However, now a few weeks in, I am experiencing a few ...
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How can I mount an ext4-formatted SD card with correct permissions (with root)?

I see some mentions here of creating an ext4-formatted SD card, but no guide. This closely-related question suggests there is no way to do it, but my question differs in that my phone is specifically ...
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How can I move apps to the memory card on a Galaxy Tab2 10.1

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab2 10.1 P5100. How can I transfer installed apps to the memory card? By default they get installed onto tab memory, but I can't find a way to transfer them to the memory ...
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no “move to SD” when managing my apps LG Optimus L9

I have an LG Optimus L9, and just yesterday i got 32GB of SD memory for it... but there's a problem. I cant install anything because the internal memory is full, and there is no button to move the app ...
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Inconsistent external SD card write errors

I have SanDisk 64GB Ultra class 10 micro SD card. I regularly encounter inconsistent write errors when trying to copy big directories (~1Gb, ~300 files) from internal to external SD. What can be ...
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Moving sdcard to ExtSdCard

I was an Android beginner, I know nothing of 'hacking' some Android stuff. I found several issues of this case but no one that I look pretty ideal for my case. My Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 has been ...
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SD card doubled size

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537. I let it format my Samsung Class 10 SDHC 64 GB card. It used exFAT format. I then transfered my MP3 collection to it, which is about 34 GB. When I finished, ...
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Internal SD-card hardware erros. Is there a way to move partitions to external sdcard?

I have a device with hardware errors in the internal sd card and want to move /data entirely to the external sd card. I was thinking that it should be possible to create a partition in external ...
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Huawei Ascend P6, Moving maps to external sdcard

I bought an Huawei Ascend P6, which comes with 8GB internal phone storage. But only ~4GB are available for the "internal storage". I installed my apps, which include Tomtom Europe and Copilot Europe, ...
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how can I get Instagram photos to save to my SD card?

I have Instagram and I like saving the pictures that I take, but they're taking up tons of space in my internal storage. I have a nice big SD card for storage, and have my phone set up to save all the ...
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How can I download apps to the SD card with space instead of my phone storage? [duplicate]

I had a Samsung galaxy ace with full phone and SD card memory so i decided to get a new SD card which was twice the size as my old one (it is now 8GB). When I try download apps such as Instagram or ...
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How do I move apps to Sd on android 4.3

On Ice Cream Sandwich, I used to use an app called DS Super App2SD but it doesn't work on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. I'm using Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 running on Cyanogenmod 10.2 nightly (Android 4.3.1) I ...
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Organizing Files Between Files Saved in External SD Card and Files Saved in Internal Drive

For example, let's say I want to take some settings for organizing the directory target. When I take photos, I want to automatically saved directly onto the removable SD card (external drive) while ...
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How do I install a self compiled android image onto an SD card, and run Android from said sd card? [closed]

I have compiled a generic version of Android KitKat from source, and run it in the Android SDK emulator. I now want to take that version of Android I created, which sits in my ...
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Saving files to internal storage on Android

On my mobile phone I have not got SD card. When I receive something via Bluetooth, it shows me that I have no SD card and I need to insert SD card to receive files. Can someone tell me, how can I set ...
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Do all microSD slots support the current maximum capacity in the market, or is it device-specific?

I know that currently (Dec 2013), microSD capacity is up to 64GB. However reading some devices' specs, it says "includes microSD card slot, up to 32GB", is it a device restriction, or it's because it ...
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Mobile Lost and some one else is using the mobile with a different sim

I need help to track the person who has my mobile. My account(email) is still linked with google play on that mobile. I can install apps from my browser from google play account. Is there any app ...
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64gb SDXC Cards in Galxy S2

I spent hours looking for a solution to my issues with my 64gb Micro SDXC card that my girlfriend purchased me for my birthday. From what I understand only capacities up to 32gb are officially ...
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Using an external SDcard with KitKat?

On a Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition running 4.4 and non-rooted (I'd prefer not to root a device used for professional development purposes) Having stored some ebooks on my external SDcard, I ...
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Cyanogenmod - Filesystem for 64GB SD card, files larger than 4GB

Every time I find a thread on the Internet describing "how to get your 64GB SD card to work with Cyanogenmod", the answer is always the same: format it to FAT32. FAT32 does not support files larger ...
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External SD Will Not Mount

Just installed EOS v199 (a ROM from xda) on my Motorola Xoom tablet, and I find that it will not mount the external SD card. I've found that the ext SD device is at ...
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Advanced Install Location with ADB

I'm used to setting the default install location using the get-install-location with adb but my new phone technically has two "external" storage devices. So in my storage manager I see: one ...
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How to set default download location to ext SD card in Galaxy Grand

I already tried to change the download and install location to SD card using ADB but it hasn't worked. All the games and other stuff are being downloaded and installed to phone memory itself. I don't ...
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Why can't i see any files from SD card in Android System Recovery <3e>

so I'm a bit confused. I'm going to try to organize my question here and not create a wall of text so please bear with me. Problem - I have a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 2 that I'd like to save the data ...
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My Samsung Attain (Metro PCS) wont accept my Micro SD card

I took my 8gb micro sd card straight outta my Samsung Admire and tried to put it into my Attain, and it works fine in the admire and also on my Windows laptop computer, but NO Micro SD card will work ...
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Phone memory vs External SD card

I bought phone which contains 2GB internal memory and 32GB as storage. I've also installed 16 GB External SD Card (I need to keep there photos, videos, films, gps maps etc). But now 32 GB is like ...
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Is hpns folder in external sd-card safe to delete?

I searched on the web and stack exchange forums a lot. But, could not find a solution therefore I am posting a question at last. I have a Micro max canvas Plus2. My external SD-card is of 3.63 GB ...
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How to record More than 4GB Video on exFAT?

I have a Galaxy S4 4G (I9505) with a 32GB external micro-SD card formatted as exFAT. I use this to record some seminars that takes often 0.5-1.0 hour. The video seems to stop after 30-45 minutes based ...
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My phone suddenly shows an SD-card notification

My Sony Xperia J phone was in my pocket and I wanted to read an ebook, so started my reader application. It showed a black screen and when I checked the shelf, all my books were gone. I noticed a new ...
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Kidz-Star tablet that won't save photos onto external sd card

My son's Kidzstar tablet doesn't have any option on the camera where to store photos and videos. The tablet is using 4.0.3. The photos and videos are being stored to internal SD card which it says is ...
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Cannot mount SD card, with error “SD card safe to remove”

I have an HTC Desire S, which my cousin bought for me from China. Android version: 4.0.4; HTC Sense version: 3.6; Software number: 1.0.0.S510e The MicroSD card no longer works. Whenever I reinsert ...
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Restore settings path after sd card reinsertion

Today I decided to copy my data from old SD card to my phone. After turn the phone off I took the new card off and inserted the old one. Then I turn the phone on and copy old data to internal card. ...
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How do I recover my photos [duplicate]

i have Samsung galaxy gt-s7562 phone. i was wanting to reduce my phone memory. my photos and videos have all been cleared. i would like to know to recover them from my phone.
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LG L5ii move the apps from internal memory to SD card [duplicate]

I am using LG L5ii. I want to download FIFA14 but i don't have enough memory. I want to ask how to move the apps from internal memory to SD card?
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Move app data to SD

I would like to move some of my app's data to the SD card. I am running Android 2.2.1 so I cannot use Simple2Ext. I would also like to avoid Data2SD because I've read some bad reviews let alone when ...
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Questions about Link2SD and SD card partitioning

I have a Samsung S3 mini, no support for SD cards so i had to root it, and install Link2SD, spent the last 3 days hacking my phone making it better. But i have questions, in all the tutorials ...
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Performance comparison between internal and external memory

What are the performance differences between phone's internal memory, the internal SD card, and the external SD card? I wonder if that counts when deciding where to store apps. What technologies are ...