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Can I install a micro-SD card into my Note 2 after I've enabled device encryption?

I recently got a Note 2 and enabled device encryption. I want to put a micro-SD in it now to expand my storage capacity, but when I go to settings, it won't let me mount the card. Is it because of the ...
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Media on external sd card can be browsed but not seen by other apps (including settings>storage). Not part of the .nomedia file fiasco!

As the title says, if I fire up a file browser I can access all the files on the sd-card without a problem. I can even view the pictures with the gallery and the music app plays my music files ...
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Why is the SD-card mounted to “/sdcard/external_sd” instead of “/sdcard” (or “/mnt/sdcard”)?

I recently upgraded my phone to an LG Motion 4G (Android 4 ICS). I see that the sdcard is mounted at /sdcard/external_sd. I also noticed that this appears to be the same with some other newer models. ...
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Android devices with 2 SD Card Slots

As android devices support SD Card with up to 32 GB. Are there any android devices that support and have two SD card slots? This is to remove the hassle to remove a SD card and insert another SD card ...
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Android device can support SD Card of up to 32 GB, so FAT32 is more suitable?

May I assume that there is no point to format your SD Card (assume you have the 32 GB size) to NTFS if the device can support SD Card of up to 32 GB and FAT32 maximum limit is also exactly 32 GB? The ...
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Will a higher class SD card reduce the risk of crashing my Galaxy Ace?

I was using my class 4 32GB SD card in my Samsung Galaxy Ace quite happily until I filled it up to a certain point (which point, exactly I'm afraid I can't find out and don't know). Once the SD card ...
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How to uninstall ice cream sandwich update on huawei ascend g300?

I have an ascend g300 from vodafone which I have unlocked and moved to another provider. Yesterday I updated the os to ice cream sandwich following these instructions. Since then the phone ...
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Specifying SD card mount options upon boot

I have an Archos 101IT with a 16G external SD card. The SD card contains one partition that is formatted as an ext3 file system. The Archos runs UrukDroid 1.6.4 (Froyo 2.2). The Problem: When booted, ...
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Expand file sysem to entire sd card

I followed very simple instructions http://liliputing.com/2012/03/how-to-dual-boot-cyanogenmod-7-nook-tablet-os-with-a-microsd-card.html1 for extracting cyanogenmod to an sd card for dual booting ...
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SD card won't mount when Xperia Neo V is connected to Ubuntu 12.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu set up to 12.10 and realized that the SD card can't mount like it used to every time I connected my Neo V (running android 2.3.4). It can't be a hardware issue as it mounts ...
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Problem detecting micro SDHC card

I recently purchased a Micromax A110 and I tried to use my old Sandisk micro SDHC card which is previously used on a Nokia 5233. The problem here is that the new Android phone is not detecting the ...
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Are Xoom files automatically transferred to a newly added microSD card?

I just slipped a 32G microSD card into my Xoom tablet. I had used the SD card in my Android smartphone before replacing that card with a larger capacity card. Are files that were heretofore stored on ...
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SD card not recognized if I create second partition

I need to create a second partition on my SD card to use Link2SD to store apps on it, but every time I make a second partition the phone says there is no SD card at all. I've tried it a few times with ...
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Why is it that whenever I partition my sd card outside CWM it doesn't get recognized by my phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace, running on its official CM7 ROM. I have an 8gb sd card and I just want to make a clean install of everthing starting with the sd card's partition. I've had sd-ext ...
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Are there any issues if buying a Samsung Galaxy S3 without memory?

If I buy a phone without memory or minimal memory, can I change to a memory card that I buy somewhere else? I was thinking of a class 10 32gb or 64gb. Are there any concerns with doing it this way?
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Why is my 16GB SD card not being read in my Samsung Galaxy S?

Why is my 16GB SD card not being read in my Samsung Galaxy S? I've tried to format it several times but nothing happens.
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Is a 16gb class 4 micro sd card enough for hd gaming on Xperia Neo V GB?

I want to expand my storage to 16gb primarily for HD gaming (which the Neo V does so well). I have been offered a great deal for a SanDisk 16GB card Class 4 and wanted to clarify if it is enough for ...
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Sony Xperia Tipo not recognizing SD memory card

I have installed an 8GB SD memory card in my Sony Xperia Tipo, but the memory card is not being recognized. Has anyone else had this problem with the Sony Xperia Tipo? If so, how did you solve it?
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32gig sd card corrupt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover data from a damaged SD card? I have a 32Gb micro SD card that I've solely used for my Samsung Galaxy S3. The card has been completely cleared and is not ...
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How do I check the class of a micro sd card? [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a new sd card and read that the class of them really matters. I'm looking at getting a 16gb one with a class not less than class 6. How do I check for the class?
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Problem partitioning SD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SD card partitioning? why? how? I am trying to partition my sd card on my Samsung Galaxy Ace because I want to extend my memory using the app link2sd but I have some ...
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SD card will not format within Android therefore cannot mount. Works fine on laptop

I bought a 64GB SD card for my Galaxy S3, and it worked perfectly. Today I turned on device encryption (worked fine) then I turned on SD card encryption. Since then I am stuck with the phone reporting ...
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How do I migrate from one SD card to another one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I switch my Android device's SD card without causing problems? I just moved to Android from iOS. My new droid is Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V which came with a ...
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Nexus One crashes with 32GB SD card

I just got a Nexus One (Gingerbread), and when I put in my 32GB Micro SDHC it will crash when it tries to read it (copying apps, opening storage settings, etc) and after you have locked the screen it ...
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Locking individual files on micro sd card

I have Galaxy S2 running on android 4.0.3. I have a number of photos, videos, pdf and word files stored on the micro sd card. I am just wondering if there is a way to password protect individual ...
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Why has my micro SD card suddenly stopped working in my Samsung Galaxy SIII?

I bought a brand new Samsung Galaxy SIII on Tuesday and put my brand new 32GB SD card in it. It worked fine, populated my phone with all my music and movies etc. I can even watch the movies on my TV ...
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Mounting and Unmounting of Memory Card just by touch?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. In my mobile's settings, I see an option to "Unmount the Memory Card for Safe Removal", so it is possible to unmount the memory card without actually ...
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How to partition SD card in HTC One X?

I was trying to create ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions on the SD card. I tried ClockworkMod recovery and it didn't work. Nothing seems to have happened. I also tried using MiniTool and that also failed. I ...
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Support for Ultra High Speed MicroSD cards

I am going to buy a new MicroSD card for my Motorola Milestone. The phone has Cyanogenmod 7. The upper limit as told by the manufacturer is 32GB, and because they got cheaper now, I'm going to buy the ...
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Moved microSD from droid to droid 4 but apps don't show

I moved my microSD card from my old moto droid to the droid 4, but I can't see any of my old SD card apps. Is it possible to import them? Neither phone has even been rooted. Thanks!
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Corrupted 16GB Samsung micro SD card [closed]

Background I have a 16GB Samsung micro SD card that I use on my Samsung Galaxy tablet. It has 116 videos and tons of pics and songs. One day I recorded a concert and when my tablet's battery became ...
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Cannot take pictures without SD card inserted. Any solutions?

I have no SD card in my Android phone's SD card slot. Therefore I cannot take any photos or upload any. I have tried installing other camera apps to see if one of them might have its own storage but ...
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How can I make the Galaxy S3 detect media on my sdcard?

I have transferred some mp3s onto my sdcard using samba but the operating system doesn't seem to automatically detect them as it would if you copied it using MTP or whatever. How can I force it to ...
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Securing Memory Card?

What should I do so that the Memory card in my phone works only in my phone? Also, I should be able to connect my mobile to a PC through a USB cable and completely see/edit/organize the data on my ...
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Swap partition not working on Huawei U8160 running CyanogenMod 7.2

I have a Huawei U8160 (also known as : Vodafone 858 Smart) which is running CyanogenMod 7.2 (which was released by MADTeam in 2/7/2012). After updating to the 2/7/2012 update, I found an option to ...
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How to move applications to external memory card on ICS

I have an android ICS tablet and I'd like to install applications on the external memory card (not the internal memory / internal SD). Is it possible to do so? A solution that does not require ...
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Join/Merge external SD with internal SD card?

I have a Samsung device of 8GB with an SD card of additional 32GB. I'm using many apps that cache data for offline use (mainly Google Play Music), these apps are not smart enough to determine the ...
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HTC Desire - where are my photos

I was low on battery and my neice installed a programed to assist (can not remember the program). However she changed all my images onto my sd card. After that I assumed I lost all my old images as I ...
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Fix a damaged microsd card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “SD card is damaged - You may have to reformat.” How do I fix this problem? I have a Sprint Kyocera Echo. I accidentally pulled out the micro-sdhc card when in use. ...
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What is a goldcard and how does it work?

I know how to create a Goldcard, but I'm curious as to what it actually is and how it works. I've done some Googling but can't find any information about the details. To create a Goldcard one needs ...
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Any way to use another name for the external_sdcard folder?

On my Android tablet, the SD Card is shown as an external_sdcard folder, no matter how I rename the card. Personally I don't like the auto-assigned folder name. Is there a way to use a different ...
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Can't mount sdcard from Recovery Mode/Clockworkmod [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can I not access the cyanogenmod zip on my sd card? I'm trying to install a custom ROM on my rooted Galaxy S2, I've been following this guide: ...
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Internal and External SD card paths on Optimus 2X

When running the stock Optimus 2X ROM my "internal" SDCARD was mounted at /mnt/sdcard and my external SDCARD was mounted at /mnt/sdcard/_ExternalSD I have now installed CM7.2 and the "internal" card ...
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Partitioned sdcard not working with link2sd

I have a 4GB SD card which is partitioned into 3GB and 1GB (Well it's not 1GB it's approx. 750 MB) (I used it through my phone 'cause i didn't have a reader and i used mini tool partition wizard) then ...
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Does moving an app to external (SD) storage also make it write application data and cache to external storage?

I have very little internal storage installed on my Nexus One. Almost every app I am installing fires a system low on internal storage notification. I moved all applications to external storage but it ...
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Short in sd card slot possibly?

This is not quite an "Android" question, however I figure someone here has to have had a similar problem before. Today my phone randomly started getting hot in my pocket. It wasn't the battery that ...
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Applications on SD Card disappear: Gingerbread bug or hardware error?

I have an Huawei Honour running 2.3.6. I have plenty of apps installed and some I have moved to a 32GB sd card. Now I notice that quite randomly some application that are stored on the sd card just ...
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Can I set up my Galaxy Tab to boot from the external SD card?

I'm having some issues with my Samsung Galaxy Tab, model SCH-I800 (VZW). It started giving me a reboot loop one day (completely stock at this point). I've flashed ROMs and whatnot in the past, so I ...
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Reason SD cards come FAT formated instead of Fat32?

I found my SD card to be FAT formated instead of a modern filesystem (at least fat32). This comes with the disadvantage of large allocation unit size (32kb) whilst most of the files are less than ...
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How to fix - SD card works intermittently, rest of the time checks for errors

I bought a new 16GB micro SD card for my HTC Desire to replace the 4GB one it came with. I copied the contents of the old SD card to the new one and my phone loaded just fine. Then, every few hours, ...