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Motorola moto g with possibly corrupt internal storage sd card

I have a moto g 3rd gen phone with a 32GB sandisk sd card formatted as internal storage on marshmallow android. When the phone is switched on the sd card un-mounts after a few seconds. For those few ...
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device memory its just full of system memory

My internal memory is full of system memory, I have 4 GB and all that is system memory. I cannot instal any apps, cannot take a picture. My phone is rooted. I also try to reset factory setting, but ...
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How can I tell the difference between external and internal storage?

I would like to format an SD card as internal storage on my Moto G3, but, due to some reliability issues, I would like a few things to be stored internally. Is there a way I can tell the difference ...
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Is there any way to access contents of SD card formatted as Internal Memory

I had an android one (By micromax) device in which I had 16gb of memory card formatted as internal memory. Before a week, my phone stopped working. (Went to bootloop and later got bricked). But my sd ...
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Recovering photos from internally formatted SD card

All of a sudden my internally formatted SDCard in Android 6 stopped being recognized. I'd done all the usual things, checked pin connections, checked it for errors, but nothing recognized it, so I ...
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Downloaded files missing

I have a bunch of downloaded files in /storage/emulated/0/Download and I've noticed that some files, when downloading them, don't trigger a "this file already exists" warning even though I am pretty ...
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How do i recover data from internal memory on a dead Xperia Z1?

I have a Xperia Z1 and when i try turning it on nothig happens. When i plug it in i get a flashing red LED. I have important photos on the internal memory inside it so i wonder if i can in some way ...
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Internal memory (sdcard0) not writable - Android 4.3 - Xperia T (LT30p)

After a bootloop that I experienced after messing around with Android, I flashed a stock ROM to my LT30p using FlashTool. Everything went smoothly, except for the fact that I can't create files in ...
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How to fix my internal storage problem? I can't save any files

I have a surftab ventos 7.0 tablet. My android version is 4.1 and I have 1.00 GB memory for apps and had 8.00 GB internal memory for my files. Suddenly, my tablet stopped showing my 8.00 GB memory. I ...
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Mount script is not creating

I keep receiving this error after creating partion on sd card. My Anoroid phone is Samsung Duos GT_19082. Mount script cannot be created (4) cant create /system/etc/init.d/11link2sd:not a ...
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HTC 816 doesn't showing memory card on Laptop/PC after it is formatted as internal memory card? [duplicate]

HTC 816 doesn't showing memory card on Laptop/PC after it is formatted as internal memory card, while it is shown in mobile. I tried 2 different brands Micro SDHC UHS-I but I have same problem. I ...
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Internal storage is not writable

The internal storage refuses to write data from apps, saying that either it is full or it is not writable. I have tried using different commands in terminal emulator, installing different roms(stock ...
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Max SD Card Size For Note Edge

I have a 16 GB SD Card in my Galaxy Note Edge and only have 1GB of storage left. I read that some Android devices can only hold up to 32GB - can my phone support the 64GB card?
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Internal total space less than available space

The internal total space reads 8gb while the available space reads 9.83gb. Total phone storage too reads 8gb but available reads 2.21gb and when I connect it to the computer it says I have 18mb as ...
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Android 6 Internal SD card Problems

I upgraded to android 6 (marshmallow) on my Motorola G phone. The best feature (or so it seemed) was the internal SD card feature as before you could barely put anything on your SD card. I have had so ...
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my Android “insufficient storage” problem

I've seen so many people talk about how to fix this issue by clearing a cache or what not in the phone. What I've been experiencing is kinda different. I recently swapped my 2gb micro SD card with a ...
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Cross-device consistent symlink for internal storage

There are many paths to internal storage: /sdcard /storage/sdcard0 /storage/emulated/0 /storage/emulated/legacy /mnt/sdcard /data/media/0 Several questions: Which ones are most consistent (...
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How can you see phone storage from a computer if you use MicroSD as Internal Storage

After formatting my 4GB MicroSD card as internal storage in Android 6, if I connect my device to a computer (Windows 10) with the USB, I only can see the 4GB MicroSD card but not the 16GB of internal ...
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Better to keep frequently used apps on the Android device or move them to an external microSD card?

Apps on an Android device can be broken up into three categories: Apps frequently used, often scores of times per day Apps used 3-6 times per week Apps infrequently used For apps in Categories 2 ...
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Using SD-Card as internal memory, but how?

I am confused, I installed today the Marshmallow update on my HTC One m8. I knew that there is a feature to use my SD card as internal memory and I was awaiting this feature. I did what I expected ...
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Says “SD card not inserted” when it is

I just got a BLU Energy 2 phone and I love it. The only problem I have is that it's not reading the 64gb sd card that I just bought for it. I made sure the software was up to date, rebooted it ...
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Zeki TBDG773B Doesn't Recognize External SD card

I have a Zeki TBDG773B which isn't allowing apps to install because of a lack of space. Error: Insufficient storage This device doesn't have enough space to download "App Name". Consider ...
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Link2sd made apps unable to re install after sdcard currupted

I was using Link2sd and linked some of my apps to sd card including internal data. Recently the second partition somehow got currepted. I deleted the partition and re formated it. Now I cant install ...
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Moved app to SD card and back to internal SD, it doesn't work anymore

I own a LG-P768e which runs OS4.1. Recently, I rooted my phone and replaced the external SD card with a larger partitioned one. I used Link2SD to link a downloaded app to the internal storage in the ...
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Phone doesn't recognize ext2 instead of its own internal memory

I have this: rooted Galaxy Gio, cm11, gapps (29 mb version, 20141227), Link2SD Plus, partitioned 16 gb sd (1,59 gb ext2). Gios own internal memory is 178 mb. Problem is this: When I try to download ...
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How can I get rid of emulated External SD storage, to allow using a real SD?

I have a Visual Land Prestige Elite 10Q tablet (KitKat 4.4.2, rooted with KingRoot), and have discovered that even after rooting and using a utility to "fix" the SD to be writable from KitKat, I can't ...
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SD card ready. Do you want to change your default storage location?

Since a week ago I get this message several times a day. I go to settings and instruct it to use the SD card as default storage. But then it happens again. The phone storage is full, so is this a ...
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Editing fstab to mount /data from a different partition

Is it possible to edit the fstab to mount /data, /cache etc. from a different partition on the a.internal memory? b.external sdcard? Details: The default partition for /data and /cache are too small ...
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Unable to move or install apps to SD card

I have an Android phone and I'm trying to figure out how to download apps on to my SD card rather than my device. Currently, my phone is claiming it's too full to even download apps, despite having a ...
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Phone shows only internal sd card and no external storage

I have a problem, I bricked my phone, started recovery mod to re-flash it, but in recovery shows only internal sd card, luckily there is terminal into recovery mode, how I can get external storage?
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How to ensure app installed on SD card stays on SD card after an update

I have noticed that apps I have moved to the SD card (external storage) when updated get moved back to the device (internal storage). Is there a way on a non-rooted device to ensure the updated app ...
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Folder named 'storage' inside internal storage?

Recently, I found a folder inside my internal storage called "storage". When I opened it in my pc, it showed only a few temp files inside it so I went ahead and deleted it. But it seems that is a ...
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How to swap external SD card with intenal one on rooted Ematic EGS102 tablet?

Today I rooted my Chinese tablet (Ematic EGS102), and opened its vold.fstab but I can't find the line that points to the internal memory. This is what I found: (Click image to enlarge) All I know ...
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Internal SD card accessible through PC even after encryption

I recently bought a OnePlus Two. The first thing I did after getting the new phone was a full encryption under security settings. But even after that, the files in my internal SD card, such as ...
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Confused by 5 times same data on phone

I have the same data in the following maps: /mnt/sdcard /sdcard /storage/emulated/0 /storage/emulated/legacy /storage/sdcard0 /storage/ext_sd empty /storage/usb empty /sdcard2 empty It ...
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I can't install any apps when I don't have a SD Card in my phone!

I've a problem on my SM-G350. I once set my install location to extrenal via ROM Toolbox Lite. I took out the SD card one day and the other day I tried to install an app and it said that I can't ...
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LG Optimus Backup Data on a Micro SD Card inserted in the phone.

On a LG Optimus what steps do I take to copy internal data to an inserted Micro SD Card? Can I also copy voice mails disabled on phone number to the Micro SD Card?
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After flashing LeWa OS 5 on Huawei Honor Holly, internal storage is not showing up in both phone and PC

I have a Huawei Honor Holly. I flashed LeWa OS 5 on my phone. After boot up, I connected my phone to the PC, and it just shows my SD card but my internal storage is not showing up. Is there any way to ...
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How do I scan android internal memory for viruses?

First I want to make sure can windows threats and viruses get into android internal storage when connected to PC? If yes, How to scan internal storage in PC with windows antivirus? because USB ...
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Why do we need emulated sdcard?

Why is there an "emulated sdcard" in Android? I suppose it is located on the same internal flash memory (there is only on physical default memory, right? (excluding separe physical sdcards of course)) ...
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Why wiping “Data” in recovery doesn't wipes my Media in Internal SD card?

My phone doesn't support removable SD card. When I open Titanium Backup app on my rooted Oneplus One (CM12), I see (at the bottom) in the Overview few specs including System ROM usage and Internal+...
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The SamsungGalaxyAce doesn't let me download apps!Even with a huge SD Card

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and a 4GB SD card, I only have one app that is whatsapp, and When I try to download another app That is 40MG(a lot less than 4GB), it says insufficient Space, but I go to ...
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Unable to Install more Apps in Micromax Unite 2

I have Micromax Unite 2, in which 1GB RAM, 1GB Phone Storage, 8 GB Internal SD Card. I have just installed few apps like whatsapp, facebook, skype and Microsoft Lync. After installed these apps, phone ...
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What does SD card Update do?

I have a built in SD card on my Tablet. I just want to know what will happen on my tablet if I would update my SD card. Do I need to back up my files in doing it? Thanks.
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eMMC partitions corrupted

I flashed SailFish OS port for my device (HTC Desire z(Vision),S-OFF, rooted), after that recovery(TWRP 2.6.3.0) showed me that it couldn't mount /system and /data partitions and reported no OS ...
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Moving installation location on non rooted Android 5 Lollipop device

I have a Moto G (2nd generation) with Android 5.02 on it. Internal SD card is about 8Gb and I have an external SD card with 16Gb free space. Moving application to SDCARD from the application's menu ...
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Deleted storage/emulated/0 file and lost access to all files

The phone is HTC DESIRE 820Q running on Android 4.4.4. I was cleaning up my files using the PC and I accidentally removed storage/emulated/0 file completely. I can no longer access images, music or ...
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All apps seem to be gone

I was using my Chrome on Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S II and phone suddenly crashed. When phone restarted it looked like all apps are gone, even Google Play. App Drawer shows only standard ...
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HTC One internal storage performing very slowly

Using A1 SD, I can see that my HTC One (M7)'s 'internal SD card' (ie, the embedded storage) is incredibly slow compared to other benchmarks listed by anonymous users for the same phone. I'm only ...
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MicroSD card MP3s are deleted/unplayable on Note 4

I have a brand new Samsung 128GB EVO Micro SDXC for use with my Note 4. I did get it from eBay, but it came in actual Samsung packaging and looks legit. If it's a fake, they did a hell of a job. I ...