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why i can't use all my sd card space on Apps?

I have a Xperia E1 with 2Gb of internal memory. I had to buy an 8GB SD card to use good apps! The problem is that I can only use 2Gb of my SD card on apps! When I open the storage it say it has 6.90Gb ...
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How to create a persistent public folder on an SD Card?

Following up on a previous question and after reading about public directories in Android 4.4+, I am trying to understand how I could create such a directory, to be used by everyone. My device is not ...
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How do I make my SD card my Default Storage? [duplicate]

My phone, a ZTE Concord II, only has 1.5 GB of internal storage, so I went and bought a $20 16gb SD card. I installed it and restarted my phone. It moved three apps and all my pics and music to the ...
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where can a generic application write on an SD card?

I have a tablet running KitKat and face the problem of not being able to write to the SD card (specifically with QPython). I cannot root the tablet (yet). My understanding is that an application can ...
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rename “Build - Copy.prop” to “Build.prop” in recovery mode

I want to remove the changes i'v made in the "Build.prop" so i deleted it and restarted the Phone but forgot to rename the backup, now my phone is softbricked. Help me please
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Damaged sd card error after rooting Xperia m 4.3JB. Card works well with others systems

I have recently rooted and flashed my xperia m 4.3JB with stock rom 15.A.4.1.9 (since it went to boot loop). After flashing, the phone shows damaged sd card error. I tried formatting the sd card with ...
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How to install app on external SD card on Galaxy Note 3?

I have Galaxy Note 3 on Android 4.4 and it has a phone storage and internal storage. The apps are installed in these 2, but both are full. I bought a micro SD card but I can't install apps and games ...
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Stock android moving app to SD card force close applications

i am using stock android on my Micromax Canvas A1 (Android one) with android 4.4.4, it works pretty well but issue occurs when i move my install application to SD card and clear its data as well catch ...
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Can't install .apk via adb to SD Card

Alright, so I've made an Android app that runs fine on the emulator from Eclipse, but I can't get it to install on my actual device. I connect my phone to my PC via USB(USB Debugging enabled), I've ...
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Reverted Lollipop back to Kitkat - now I can't access the external SDCard

I had a Sony Xperia Z2 running CyanogenMod 11 (Kitkat 4.4.4). I got curious about Android 5, which is still only in nightly. Before taking a look, I took a full backup in recovery, then upgraded to ...
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How to use android phone as SD card reader?

I want to format my external SD card (For installing Raspbian) and I don't have a SD card reader on my PC or an external one. Is there a way to use my Android phone as a SD card reader? PC OS: ...
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Apps and files dissapeared after restarting my phone

What happened is that I was just using my phone when I saw one of my apps had the little android with the SD card and wasn't working. I know this usually happens when the files are deleted or that the ...
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Link2SD error- “mount: Operation not supported on transparent endpoint”

So I just rooted my Concord II, and installed Link2SD. I partitioned my SD card with MiniTool, and made a Fat32 and a ext2, both primary. But when after opening Link2SD and giving it root access, it ...
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how to see the hidden files of vault application in memory card

I had stored my photos in the previous version of vault and those photos were in the memory card. The phone is not booting now and had to be replaced. In the new phone when i installed Vault its a new ...
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SD card is damaged, even after I format and get new sd card, I'm still seeing the same error, Please help!

Hi I've found my 8 GB SD card damaged this morning. And I was able to access it on my computer and I collected the files on it, then FORMATTED it. However, when I put it back in my phone I'm still ...
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Moving NFS MW TO SD CARD

I am using Asus zenfone 5 running 4.4 kitkat, i have moved many games with obb files to sd card but when i was trying to move nfs most wanted to sd card but i noticed that it doesn't have an obb file ...
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How to install apps directly on SD card (HTC Wildfire S) [duplicate]

I have an old HTC Wildfire S recently updated with CM version 11. I am surprised to see how fast the phone is, and how this new system works very well. Unfortunately, I have a severe problem due to ...
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Make my external SD card as my internal memory for apps [duplicate]

I have a CUBOT P7 phone with very little internal memory, so I installed an 8GB external SD card. However, my apps will not download directly to there, and I have no more space on my internal ...
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The files on the external SD card are just shown for a few seconds after mounting

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2, with an external SD card of 64 GB. Since few weeks ago, I can just see and open the files stored on this external SD card for about 30 seconds, when I mount the card. ...
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Memory card damaged

My memory card was damage so I had to format so I lost my data then the phone said the phone storage is damaged so I did a backup on the memory card and reset it but then the memory card was damage ...
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I cant find a way to move apps to my external sd card on my ZTE Compel [duplicate]

I have an unrooted ZTE Compel running android 4.4.2 The phone comes pre loaded with 1.5 GBs of internal storage, which I quickly ran out of. I bought a 16 GB micro SD card, which allows me to download ...
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How to use a memory card?

I've recently bought an android phone with only about 2GB memory. After this, I bought a 8GB memory card and it was inserted into the phone. How to control which data is stored in the phone itself ...
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Why is my External Storage State “removed”

I have a HTC phone running Android 4.0.3. I doesn't have an SD card. I am trying to access the external storage. The External Storage Directory is being returned as "/mnt/sdcard", however the ...
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How to mount an ext4 formatted external sdcard in stock Android 4.4.4?

I upgraded from the Note 1 with cyanogenmod 11 to the Note 4 (910C) with stock android (rooted). I want to use the ext4 formatted external sdcard, but Samsung does not added ext4 support for the ...
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My phone (Lg g2 mini) doesn´t read sd-card correctly, but the computer does

My phone suddenly told me that these applications i had on sd card isn´t installed. I knew that it means that my phone dose not read my sd-card, so I tried rebooting it. But it didn´t work. So I ...
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Permission to write to external SD card on HTC One M8 running Lollipop

I updated my HTC One m8 to Lollipop and rooted it. I have programs that require the ability to write to external SD card like FileMount, but every time I launch FileMount it tells me that it can't ...
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extSD card does not work after adb push to /mtn/extSdCard

After I run adb push cm-11-20141115-SNAPSHOT-M12-i9300.zip /mnt/extSdCard the command replied me 3949 KB/s (223217798 bytes in 55.194s). After that my micro SD-card is not detected neither by device ...
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Deleting images on SD card is sometimes painfully slow, how can I speed it up?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with about 3G available storage on the device, and 40G available on a SD card. The Camera settings are to store photos on the SD card. When using the stock Gallery app to ...
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External sd card unmount time

How can i find external SD card unmounted time or date ? Where is the this logs ? I want to know when my external memory unmounted, i did not found this time in the settings.
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Apps on SD Card taking up internal storage (

My phone has been claiming the impossible for a while (see screenshot). Namely, it claims that more internal memory is being used than is available, and hence it is rather difficult for me to download ...
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how to give airdroid root permissions on kitkat?

i have a rooted S4 Mini on kitkat 4.4.2 now they have changed the permission so normal applications cannot write expect a given location on the external sd card. (which is not bad as security). but ...
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sd card problems on zte majesty

My zte majesty phone keeps saying preparing sd card,then checking for errors, then your sd card is safe to remove when I turn on my phone. I don't want to remove my sd card and now it won't play any ...
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it says I have not memory left

Hi so I got a memory card that's 16gb and I have like 420mb left on my internal memory. Yet when I try to download a 7mb song off google play it says I don't sugnifcant storage left. The memory card ...
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How does Samsung implement SD card encryption?

My android device just stopped working. I still have my SD card, but all data in it is encrypted. Encryption has been performed at file level, so I have the directory structure and filenames in plain ...
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Can't move files to SD card

I have a Sony Xperia M2 (not rooted) on 4.4 kitkat, and recently it started giving errors whenever it tries to move files to my external SD card. My internal storage is almost full, and it sometimes ...
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What are the risks of rooting a phone [duplicate]

Like the title suggests what are the common problem in rooting a phone? i am planning to root my phone because of the internal and external sd card app moving problem because the apps the others ...
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How do you move an app from the internal sd card to the external sd card

Can someone answer my problem? I have a digital2 deluxe II tablet containing an internal storage of 1.97 gb and an internal sd card of 3.74 gb and it's kinda full and my problem is I have an external ...
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Cannot Mount Ext2 on Link2sd

I installed MiniTool Partition on my PC, and partitioned my 8 GB FAT32 SD card to a 6GB FAT 32 and an EXT2. But then when I installed Link2SD on my android phone, I choose ext2 as my 2nd file ...
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Move multiple apps to SD card

Is there an app or a way to transfer multiple apps to the SD card? It's slow and tedious to just use the "move" button in the app settings.
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I can't use the sd card to download apps

I just got a new phone but when I try to download something it says insufficient space but my sd card has plenty. How do I fix this?
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Storing pictures on an external storage media

So, I'm new to Android but I came to the conclusion that on 4.2.2, the Camera app doesn't exist as such and is actually part of the Gallery app package. Now my problem is it isn't possible to change ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace doesn't see sdcard

My Galaxy Ace was working fine until this morning. it's now failing to read any sdcard. I have tried factory reset but still it doesn't recognize the sdcard.
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Change default storage location of Screenshots in JellyBean 4.1.2

a few people have posted similar questions and there was no direct answer to either so far. I have been able to change the storage options for the camera (e.g. from internal storage to external SD). ...
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Ebook reader: open file (and the overall problem with closed source, dumbed-down app ecosystem)

I am a long-time, experienced Linux user, but I am a newbie android user. I am struggling with android: it seems the OS has been dumbed down so much for regular users, that even the simplest ...
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moving SD card in and out without messing up apps in it

I always leave my SD card inside my phone, but yesterday I had to use it in a Galaxy Mini 2 to install a custom ROM. As I put it in my own phone, all apps which where installed in the SD card where ...
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External SD card keeps unmounting

Everytime my sd card unmount itself automatically and mount again and sometime... it won't mount. Restarting and/or shutting down the phone won't do anything. I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5 with ...
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Why can't some applications be moved to external storage? (what app features require this restriction) [duplicate]

This post asks for reasons why some applications cannot be moved to the external SD card even when the SD card is present. The poster was asking about why in Settings -> More -> Application ...
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How to alter files on external SD after 4.4 KitKat upgrade? [duplicate]

I am unable to alter files on the SDHC card since I accepted KitKat on my Samsung Galaxy Mega Plus. It is not rooted. How may I make that external SDHC read-write without esoteric things like Rooting ...
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Application manager: no SD card present but applications still listed under “SD CARD” and what is USB storage?

The back of my Samsung Galaxy SIII has a slot for inserting an external memory SD card (MicroSD up to 32 GB) next to the SIM card slot, but I never purchased nor inserted any, just double checked just ...
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swap internal sd card to external storage

I wanna make my external sd my internal one without having the need to use an app. So Instead of having 8GB of internal storage I want to have 64GB (taken from the micro sd card). It worked on my ...