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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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Lollipop SAF: how pre-installed file manager is able to write to SD card?

With SAF I am able to write to external SD card with explicit user permission. BUT I am wondering how pre-installed File Manager app is able to write to any SD card without user permission? Is the ...
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Is it possible to run an app directly from a USB flash drive (OTG)?

I'm almost giving up on this, can anyone help me? I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 which means that I can't get an external sd card mounted to my phone. So I bought an OTG flash drive with the hope that I ...
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How to edit id3-tags (MP3 tags) in Marshmallow?

Ok, so I'm not got to act like I know what I'm talking about, but I've done a fair bit of googling and stuff like 'write permissions' have come up over and over again when searching id3 tag editors. ...
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How to I transfer data from my sd card to my phone?

I got a new phone and I want to transfer all of my non-google affiliated apps onto my new phone. I got an sd card and I installed my apps onto it, and then inserted the sd card into my new phone. ...
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Android Corrupting my SdCard FILES

Sorry but i need help :) looks like my phone corrupting files in my sdcard everything i copy to my sdcard is gone when i instert it to my android. i have format it,chksdk, even buy the new one but ...
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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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Why is Android checking my SD card at bootup?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone running Android 5.0 (.something, update level 2016-03-01) and a 64GB Type10 SD card inside for extra storage. The phone is encrypted and works fine, today I decided to ...
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android improve internal storage

is it possible to use an sd card as part of a smartphone's internal storage, even rooting the phone? I have read that google has been on that feature since android M, but what about versions like ...
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Stuck on moving to SDcard

I have Alcatel 5054D with Lollipop (5.1.1) on board. I tried to move some apps to SDcard by pressing "Move to SDcard". Some of these apps moved successfully and some stuck in "Moving" state. I tried ...
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How to know the device's microSD card reader specifications?

In my opinion, for clarity and transparency before purchasing a device, it would be necessary that manufacturers clearly indicate on the data sheets of their devices more information about the device ...
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Android keeps reloading when mounting internal SD card

running CM13 here on an Galaxy S5. Until yesterday, it worked pretty fine. Due to some error the phone crashes and now the FS on the SD card seems to be damaged. It's a 64 GByte Sandisk, formatted as ...
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How to migrate an adopted storage sdcard to another?

So I've recently tried out marshmallow and kind of like the adopted storage idea as I never find myself removing the micro sdcard. I'm curious though if there is a smooth way to upgrade to a bigger ...
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App doesn't recognize moved OBB file to SD even though 'Obb on SD' Xposed module is installed

I'm trying to move the OBB files of some of my games to my SD card to free some internal storage space. I looked for solutions and found the Obb on SD Xposed module, which says that "just enable ...
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Moto G3 (android marshmallow) not detecting SD card anymore

Was stored as internal storage. The SD card when in the phone says "not inserted" and it's the card I've always used for it. The card shows up in another device and other cards show up in this device. ...
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Can you download app to your ad card and still play then

I want to down load app to my ad card so I can download mode apps but it won't let me download apps to it and still play them
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Why file managers badly recognizes SD cards

If I am understanding well...file managers mostly title some part of file system as "SD card" despite the fact that it is not SD card, or even sometimes when the phone doesn't have a slot for SD card ...
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My jelly bean phone is saying SD card damaged but it is not so

My phone had run out of battery and switched off.after I had charged it and switched it back on , it is saying "SD card damaged. Try reformatting it.when I tap the option.It is saying the files would ...
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Storing things on the SD card

I have successfully moved the Facebook app like 10 times from device storage to SD card (and the same is true for some other apps), but a few days later I try to install something and I get "...
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Move apps to SD card in Marshmallow without using internal SD Card storage?

In previous Android versions is was possible to move apps to the SD Card. In Marshmallow, I was prompted to choose if I want to use My Micro SD Card as external storage or to extend internal storage. ...
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Why can't I move all images to SD card?

I wanna move ALL my photos, videos, music, etc. to the SD card, so I can give my phone to a friend. This is the space used by all that stuff and what I see when I click "Transfer data to SD card": ...
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Set USB Storage as SD Card

I have a tablet (Android 4.2) with an sd card slot and added a 32 GB card in it. The problem is that the device detects 1GB as internal storage (OK), 1GB sd card (!!!) and 32GB USB Storage. I wish i ...
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Terminated app install corrupted SD card data

I was downloading an app for my LG-90 and it was taking forever. It had been minutes, so i restarted my phone. The phone would not restart; I'd see the T-Mobile logo and LG logo but it would not get ...
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Motorola G Third Gen SD Card

I have a Motorola Moto G Third Gen with me (the budget phone) with an 32 GB sd card (Micro SD HC-I) from ADATA. When I upload videos to YouTube or Facebook, my Storage & USB menu tells me that the ...
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Does SG S5 supports microSD higher than 128gb?

So in specs it is written that galaxy s5 supports sd cards with up to 128 gb memory, which (i think) means that it supports micro sdxc cards. Then can I use for example 200gb sdxc card? Or what I ...
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SDHC memory card only readable while booting my phone

I have a 32GB SDHC memory card. It cannot be mounted normally, it says Blank SD card , SD card is blank or has unsupported file system. I have tried chkdsk on it with windows 10 which results in "RAW ...
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Contact names not showing when I dial or send SMS

My phone did an upgrade from Android 1 to Android 6, and the following problems have come up: When I dial names in my contact list, only the number will show while dialing or in calls made. When I ...
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Android says Damaged SD card at EVERY card

I faced a problem with my 32 GB SD Card on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime. Device says Damaged SD card. I changed it to a brand new (also 32 GB) SD card... And problem didn't gone. Each card read perfect ...
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Windows 10 PC cannot play MP3 files from android LG G3 with 0 bytes

I was trying to edit one of my sound files on my phone in audacity eariler today, when I discovered that the files held "0 bytes" and were inaccessible by any players on hand. Info: LG G3 does not ...
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Android SD card does not mount on Windows 7 directly

If I connect my Nexus 5 (Android 6.0.1) to my PC via a USB cable, even though the device is shown in My Computer, no file is shown inside it. If I change the USB configuration (in developer options) ...
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Synchronize an Android phone SD card folder with a computer folder, the wireless way [duplicate]

I don't use the cloud for my music (such as Dropbox or Deezer or Spotify) but a 50 GB folder on my PC that I often synchronize with my phone's 128GB SD card, by plugging both with USB cable, and ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow SD Card Not mounting

I was having problems with my 32gb sdcard from day 1 . It use to unmount suddenly and I had to re boot to mount it. Also, the sdcard all folders where not showing when I connected the phone to PC.To ...
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Are all micro SD cards created equal? [duplicate]

I'm looking to get a 64gb micro SD card for my phone (Samsung Note 3 running Lollipop). The prices online run anywhere from $6 to $120. I read on a photography blog that there are speed classes and ...
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App´s won´t install even if I have the default writing location set to the SD Card

I recently bought a phone with the horrible android 5.0 Lollipop. Now I regret I ever bought it. I have some major issues with the playstore and the gallery. First of all I cannot download any app, I´...
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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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BQ Aquaris X5 - Unable to mount sd card rw via USB

I just bought a new Aquaris X5 with Cyanogen OS from BQ and inserted the freshly formatted sd card into the phone. When I am connecting the phone via USB cable with my Fedora laptop, I am able to view ...
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whats the standard sdcard device name?

I need to find SD-card device name. On my phone its "/dev/block/mmcblk1" . Is this device-name same across all android phones. If not how to find out this information?
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I'd like to move my Kindle Books to my SD card on Galaxy Tab 4

I'm running out of internal space on my Galaxy Tab 4 and would like to move my kindle books, which are one of the largest file sets I have, to my SD card. How do I do this?
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How can I move data from an adopted SD card to a new SD card?

I've got a Moto G 2014 LTE running CM13. When I found out about the whole 'adopt SD card as internal storage' thing, I was quite excited, as the actual internal storage on this phone is tiny. I set up ...
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Available space is more than total space on the memory card

I recently purchased a 16 GB memory card. But my android shows available space is more than Total Space and when I try to install a new app it says insufficient memory. Total space: 8GB. Available ...
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Android Marshmallow encryption of external SD card

When I use adoptable storage on my device, then my SD card will be encrypted. Is there a way to get the "encryption key" with root access? So if my phone dies, I can still retrieve my data from the ...
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Some questions about storage

After weeks of trying to understand Android's storage management I'm left with more questions than answers. I've already figured out how to force-move apps to external SD card, and to convince newly ...
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okay, prepare for a long one

so, to start the story i recently bought new motorola moto g and everything was perfect until i installed a new system update (it just sais 6.0) and then i started having a shit ton of problems if ...
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SDcard in lollipop still readonly using EZPDF

I finally got my lollipop upgrade. Seemed fine but I have still issues with EZPDF. Let me explain. I just upgraded from kitkat and therefore, I cannot write to the SD card as we all know. After the ...
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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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How to install android app directly to sd card

I have a micromax canvas A72,with android 2.3.6.I can't install any app which has a size greater than 50MB.Even though i have a sd card of 1gb i am not able to install anything directly to it.Even if ...
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My microSD card doesn't work

My microSD card doesn't work on my android, Alcatel One touch Pixi 3 4.5. It first came up with the error message "Damaged SD card". I have searched online and discovered the way of plugging it into ...
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Taking screenshots to SD card? [duplicate]

Is there any way to take a screenshot directly to the sd card without root? (btw i'm using an lgg4 if it matters)