An application that allows other installed apps to be stored on a secondary partition of an SD card rather than on a device's internal storage space.

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Link2SD, I can not play movies or music from the first partition

I have a tablet (Archos 101d Neon) with Kitkat 4.4.2 installed. I want to move my apps to the SD card. I rooted the Tablet (Kingroot), partitioned the SD card (first partition FAT32, second ext4) and ...
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Lins2SD app error: could not load library libsigchain.so. What does it mean?

I've a Lenovo A 7000 (64-bit) Android mobile. While using Link2SD app on my rooted mobile, I observed an error after trying to move an app to SD. It says: WARNING: linker: could not load library "...
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How to increase internal memory of the HTC Wildfire S finally?

I've been spending a lot of sleepless nights trying to fix this. I know there are a lot of threads like this on the internet, but I want to go a bit deeper. I have an HTC Wildfire S with only 512 MB ...
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Can SwiftKey be moved to the system partition?

I want to move the SwiftKey app from my standard user partition to the system partition (I have root). I am able to use Titanium Backup or Link2SD to turn an app into a system app, but anytime I try ...
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SD card partitioning? why? how?

I am going to install cm7 and it seems to me that is 'good' to partition my SD card. I did some reading but I am not sure if ext partition will become accessible as mass storage when an Android phone ...
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Does the external sd card have to use FAT at all?

link2sd allows one to fully move apps to a second partition on the external sd card provided its Filesystem supports Linux permissions. but does it have to be a second partition or could I simply ...
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Link2sd, partition unmounted itself, can't mount back

I have Sony Xperia M2 (D2303), and i have had Link2sd for quite some time. A while back I created a partition in Minitool and mounted it as ext4 in Link2sd. Sometimes it crashed, but usually waiting ...
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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 partition the Internal SD Card using CWM Recovery?

How to partition the Internal SD Card using CWM Recovery to use with link2sd. I am using Sony Xperia SL.
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Use sd card as internal storage and stop writing to internal memory for good

Smartphones seem to die after two years of usage, as if they knew that you just have paid the last instalment. The common reason seems to be the failure of internal memory. I'm desperately trying to ...
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What causes Link2SD to not automatically link apps?

When I install an app from the Play Store, Link2SD doesn't automatically link it but if I go to the app manually and press Create Link, it works and the app gets linked. It just won't do it ...
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link2sd. Most Apps were gone after restarting

I just rooted my phone and successfully link all movable apps to my external sd's 2nd partition (ext4) using link2sd. I did a restart and everything's fine, same on the second restart... but the ...
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Android won't mount SD card after using link2sd

I'm extremely inexperienced when it comes to using link2sd but my basic understanding before using it was this: I partition my 16GB SD card to FAT32 (about 12GB) and Ext2(about 4GB), link2sd uses the ...
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Link2SD does not select second partition

So I partitioned my 32gb micro sdhc card with USB cable, both partitions FAT32, the bigger one set as active, and when I start Link2sd it doesn't ask me to select the file system of the second ...
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Link2SD doesn't work on Marshmallow: No such file or directory

Due to my displeasure with the new SD card as internal storage of Marsmallow, I decided to switch back to Link2SD, something which I had been using on previous versions of Android. However, there's a ...
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Adoptable storage questions

I recently updated to marshmallow with cyanogenmod 13 to use the "adoptable storage" feature. I was disappointed to find out that that only some apps could be put on the adopted storage. I used ...
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Storing offline Google Maps on SD card

I'm trying to force Google Maps to store offline map data to my SD card by using symbolic links, however it crashes once I try to run it. I copied the data folder to the link2sd partition on the SD ...
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Can I clear out broken/uninstalled apps that still show up in the app list?

I had some apps stored on my SD card that I have since wiped. The apps still show up in my app list in Settings->Manage applications. How do I refresh this list? Rebooting the phone doesn't help, and ...
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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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Link2SD: mounting /dev/block/vold/179:66 on /data/sdext2 failed: No such file or directory

I am using a rooted Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 with the latest stock Android 6.0 ROM. I am trying to use a 2nd partition with Link2SD but so far I always get the same "No such file or directory"-error: ...
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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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mount: mounting /dev/block/vold/179:98 on /data/sdext2 failed: Device or resource busy

When i open link2sd it ask recreate mount scripts I use ext4 after reboot when i open linked application it get struck and black screen till reboot.. I use ext4 as 2nd pation. but it show ext2 in ...
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Map Whatsapp media to external SD on rooted Lollipop

I've wanted to create a symlink from the Whatsapp media folder on internal storage to external. So I installed FolderMount from XDA, which is claimed to work. Instead, what I've seen is that Whatsapp ...
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How can I check second partition of SD card is of which type ex2, ext3 or ext4?

I have partitioned memory card,but I forgot my second partition type I had selected at the time of partitioning memory card.One partition is of FAT32. I want to know my another partition is of ext2,...
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How to calculate size for 2nd partition for Link2SD / Apps2SD?

I've moved to Marshmallow (CM13) and unwittingly fallen victim to its regression in support for apps stored on the external SD card (since adopting external SD as storage is not option), so now I'm ...
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mount script cannot be created invalid argument - link2sd

I already link my apps to sd 2nd partition without any problem using link2sd... and then after some restart "mount script cannot be created invalid argument" appeared... Is there any other way to fix ...
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Getting “App2SD is not supported” error when trying to move an app to my SD card

I’m using an Android LG Tribute phone, which I have rooted. I want to move some apps to my SD Card and so I installed the “LInk2SD” app (because there was no “Move to SD Card” for any of my ...
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Why are there so many duplicates on my phone after using Link2SD

I have noticed that the internal storage of my tablet is filling up even though I have tried to link as many of the apps as possible to the SD card using Link2sd. I did a quick search for duplicates ...
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Link2sd showing app on sd but it is not

I have a query regarding the way Link2sd is supposed to work. I came across this today. As the screenshots show when entering the Link2sd app. The app is supposed to be linked to the sd card, but, if ...
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Android reboots permanent after i activated OBB Move in Link2SD, data is aviable

I activated OBB Move in the Link2SD app (I don't know exactly what it does, but I already asked the developer, he hasn't answered yet) and then I had to reboot. After I rebooted the system worked ...
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Mounting problem for second partition

I am unable to mount the second partition of my SDCard using the Link2SD app. My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Ace. I enabled superuser root access also for Link2SD, but still it does not work. My phone ...
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Linked app using link2sd not working lollipop 5.1

I am using moto e and I recently rooted my phone which is running lollipop 5.1. I partitioned my external sd card and linked the second partition using link2sd. I tried linking apps to the second ...
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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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Why can't I link2sd the Play Store and Maps apps?

Yesterday I rooted my phone successfully (Samsung GT-S5570-Android 2.2.1), I created a second ext2 partition on my 8 GB SD card and installed the Link2SD app. The reason for doing this, was due the ...
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Use a disk image for Link2SD's 2nd partition

Well, this question is targeted for those few devices without support for an external SD card as well as merged storage, for example my Micromax Canvas Knight A350. I thought this up today: If we ...
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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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Hard-bricked with dead bootloader Samsung Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300)

You can see the original files that I used for the partioning from this website, as well as the other links : https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=F968213B88AADBF5!127&authkey=!AH0DTuPbDvUS7s4 I ...
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Backup Link2sd ext4 partition, resize it and restore

I have messed the ext4 partition resizing it with Gparted, it still works but shows the old size and Link2sd doesn't seem to be able to link all the pieces. I was wondering if I could backup the ...
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Persisting problem with default install location

I've got a rooted Huawei Ascend Y300-0100 with slimLP 0.12 by chil360, but this problem was there before with many other stock/custom roms: I could never manage to force apps being installed on sd ...
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Second partition can't be mounted (link2sd)

I'm trying to partition my external SD card (32GB SDHC), so I can link application to the second partition with link2sd. Now the problem is that, no matter what filesystem I use, link2sd can't create ...
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Move apps and games in Sony Xperia M to SD card

How can I move apps and games in sony Xperia M? There is no Move to SD card option.
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App Won't Load After Link /data/app to 2nd SD-Card Partition

Lenovo S920 Android 4.2.1 Basically, I want to link my /data/app to /system/sd/app (2nd SD Card partition). I have mount my 2nd partition on boot to /system/sd/app correctly. Here what I got when ...
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How to add secondary patition on sd card to internal memory?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 which I have rooted. I have partitioned my 8GB class 10 SD card to have two partitions on it using AParted: A 2GB FAT32 secondary partition. The rest of the SD ...
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Broken SONY SD Card, formatting, “shredding”, adding/deleting files to no avail

Whole story (Feel free to skip to the "The Problem" section. This section is included for completeness, and just in case if it actually is related.) SMARTPHONE: SONY Xperia E C1504 Specs: -RAM: ...
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Link2SD Linked App Disappear After Reboot

I've used Link2SD for two years. Today, my phone (Sony Xperia M, Android 4.1.2) is not responding, and I think it is normal. I reboot it, but, after reboot, all my apps that are linked to the SD card (...
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Using Link2sd to run scripts on startup

I am using link2sd & using second partition to link apps. My device Samsung galaxy Y has no init.d support as there is no init.d folder in etc folder.(I wonder how it mounts ext3 partition ...
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Can't install Link2SD on Azpen A727

I am using a stock ROM for the Azpen A727 and have been trying to install Link2SD on it. It is rooted using King root and that seems to be working OK. I partitioned the sdcard a 15Gb sdcard as 7Gb ...
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Formatting SD Card Using DISKPART After Link2SD Lockdown

So the story is: Link2SD, which required partitioning of my SD card into a FAT32 and EXT2 format, seems to have failed me, giving random deletions of Android apps. I got tired of this and eventually ...
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Cannot modify my sdcard

Okay, so, yesterday i formatted my sdcard in my allview a5duo with 2 partitions: 1. 13GB FAT32 2. 1GB EXT3 Both are primary partitions. I did this to use link2sd on the separate EXT3 partition, and it ...
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increase size of ext2 beyond 1.5GB

I have a rooted LG-D520 (Optimus F3Q) running Android 4.1.2. The internal memory that came with the phone was so small that I installed an 8GB SD which I formatted using MiniTool Partition Wizard with ...