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How do i install apps directly on SD card in Lollipop?

I have Android Lollipop 5.0 installed in my phone and i already made the SD card the default storage option. However, when i try to install an app from the Play Store, an error message pops out, ...
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Unable to mount SD Card to X301 running Kitkat

I am trying to install a new SanDisk microSDHC 32GB card to my Alps X301 android, currently running version 4.4.2, but receive no prompt upon inserting the card. Powering the device on/off shows no ...
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My Android phone is full, what can I do?

I have 4G of internal memory and my phone keeps saying that it is full. I have put a 32G sd card but I cannot move the system applications onto it. What can I do now to make it seamlessly work? I ...
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Place Osmand maps to SD card

I have Osmand running on Huawei Y560 with 5.1.1. Osmand was running in internal storage. I have performed "move to SD card" operation. Currently maps folder is set to /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/...
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SD card root access

Hey I just wanted to ask how it is possible to access my sdcard data with command lines on a rooted phone ? I tried to ls in /sdcard, also in /mnt/sdcard/ but my files are never displayed, yet a ...
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How to change my default storage location for play store on samsung J1?

I have tried searching through the whole settings list and 'my files' for the settings I have been told would be there, but I just can't find them. Please help.
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External microSD R/W access problem (write works through Shell/SSH though!)

fellow Android enthusiasts! I am having problems with my device's external microSD card. The card seems to be in a read-only mode: I can't format it using my laptop's sdcard reader and diskpart, nor ...
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Move obb to SDCard causes null object reference

I get this error when i paste an obb file in SDcard/android/obb : I use normal copy paste method and i use Z-Archiver.I bought the final fantasy 4.Now I dont have enough data to download the obb file ...
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Failed to mound sd card ERROR

I tried updating software on my galaxy ace and it was downloading then it got stuck. so I switched it off then back on and it says failed to mount sd card. I can't get into recovery mode. please help!!...
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Photos moved from phone to SD card on Galaxy S5 have disappeared

I updated to Marshmallow a few days before my son's wedding. I didn't realize the phone was now saving the photos to the phone memory instead of the SD card. The memory got full, so I moved the pics ...
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Is there a way to move unmovable apps to the SD card in Android 6.0?

I recently updated to Android 6.0 and made my new 64GB SD card as adoptable storage. Unfortunately, as per here: Apps can be placed on adopted storage media only when the developer has indicated ...
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How to make WhatsApp store media on external SD card (instead of device storage)?

I have a lot of media files circulating between all my contacts and groups in WhatsApp. And all the media (images, audio, video) takes a lot of space on the device storage (internal). I have not found ...
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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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Transfer information to SD card (apps)

I have a problem transfering information to SD card on my Lenovo Vibe C. I had Lenovo A319 in the past and I bought Vibe C (Cause I broke the screen).It was much easier then and low time-consuming. I ...
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Lg stylo2 moving apps to sd card problem

I have an lg stylo2 from virgin mobile running android 6.0.1. I'm trying to free up some internal space by moving some apps to the sd card. Everything i have seen says that you go to apps, storage and ...
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Differentiating files on the SD card from phone storage

Phone Spec: HTC A9 16BG - Android 6.0.2 - SD card: SanDisk Extreme 32GB Hi All, To start this is not my own phone, it's a friends; I have never used a HTC phone! So initially this started with the ...
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Can I run Android from an SD Card? The eMMC in my phone is dead

I have a Mediatek based phone, Alcatel 4030x, and it is slowly dying. The System partition is now mounted as read-only, then apps start crashing after a minute or two. I've tried SP Flash tool, ...
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How to set SD card as default storage/move apps on 4.4.2?

It's not as simple as it seems, I think. I bought a brand-new android phone then a few days later the internal storage was full. So I went to but a brand-new SD card. I popped it in and it said "...
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Phone is dead after sd card got corrupted

I was using marshmallow's feature for merging sd card as internal memory but today my sd card got corrupted and after a restart my phone become dead. I tried charging cell for an hour, removing ...
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Alcatel One Touch Factory SD mount reset

I have a alcatel one touch phone. I bought it from ebay. It was in great condition. Working perfectly and downloading. I added my account to it (you know for things like google play store and other ...
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Partitioning SD card on Android phone

I have a 32GB SD card which I want to have it partitioned. I'm having the hardest time finding any apps that work or any tutorials. Can anyone please help me out with this?
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how to fix missing .asec files

Today, I made a big mistake , formatted SD card and erase all files including .asec files that stored in .android_secure folder. So i want to fix that issue without losing my data... i tried to ...
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How to find out sd card partition in dev/block?

In order to mount an ext4-formated sd card in Android I followed this guide. In the bash script msd2.sh is followking command: mount -t ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk1p1 /storage/extSdCard && sleep ...
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How to migrate to a larger sd card [duplicate]

I am using a rooted fire tablet and have some apps installed on a 4GB sd card. How can I migrate to a larger sd card? Will cloning and expanding the partition with gparted work? I'm familiar with ...
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I've copied files to my SD Card, but I can't access them on my phone

I can see and access everything on my SD Card with the exception of the folder and files I copied tonight. They're video files, and I'm trying to run them with the VLC app, but they don't show up in ...
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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 ...