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What happens to the already existing internal storage memory if I make SD card my internal storage marshamallow

I recently bought a phone (Lava P7) and upgraded it to Marshmallow. I need more internal memory space so I thought to make SD card my Internal storage. My SD card is 16Gb and internal storage is 8GB ...
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Cannot access all my folders from my SDCard via USB

I plug in the USB cable to my computer. I click on Open Device to view files, I get to the root of my SDCard. The problem is that there is a directory missing. I can see it with my file manager on ...
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VEGA LTE A is malfunctioning and cannot open

My phone VEGA LTE is malfunctioning and can't open. First it was restarting every 5 seconds, then later on can't control it so I let it do that so the battery will then be drained. Later on I checked ...
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How do i install apps directly on SD card in Lollipop?

I have Android Lollipop 5.0 installed on 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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Why does Android drop files I transfer to SDCard while in recovery mode?

Here's my situation: I have a Sprint Samsung Nexus S 4g. It is rooted, unlocked, and loaded with CyanogenMod 10.1. I am attaching it to a Windows 8 machine via USB cable. Recently, the phone went ...
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Error code (ERR_ACCESS_DENIED) Local HTML file on SD card with Chrome

I cannot access local HTML files at external SD card on my Lenovo S6000 within Chrome. It is mounted at /mnt/extSdCard. Browsing to file:///mnt/extSdCard does show this message: The file at file://...
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Where does the movie downloaded from “Play Movies & TV” get stored in external SD card?

I recently bought and downloaded a movie from "Play Movies & TV" application. It is not automatically detected by any other video player. So, where does the movie downloaded from "Play Movies &...
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delete directory containing too many files

I have an app called Telegarm and it stores all its cache files in a directory inside sdcard/Android/data folder. the problem is that there are thousand of tiny a few kilo bytes files stored in there. ...
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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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How to use android phone as SD card reader?

I want to format my external SD card (For installing Raspbian) and I don't have a SD card reader on my PC or an external one. Is there a way to use my Android phone as a SD card reader? PC OS: ...
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Cannot wipe data/factory reset and also cannot restore backup

I recently flashed a new ROM on my Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114. The problem was the SD card was detected as phone storage and vice versa. Also, SuperSu binary was not detecting. So, I go to CWM to ...
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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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Why doesn't My phone recognize my SD card?

My phone ( Trend plus) doesn't recognize my SD card. It's been working for almost 2 years now, I don't know what happened, did I damage it somehow, I don't know.
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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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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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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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After the Lollipop update, SD card not detecting

After the update on my Moto G gen 2 to Android Lollipop, the phone is not able to detect the SD Card which I did not remove at any point in time even after successful installation of software. I'm ...
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i want to set the sd card as default download location in htc desire 500,how?

In my mobile the apps are only downloading in my phone's memory I think which is full my sd card has a space of 16 GB only 1 GB is used in it and I want that when I download apps it directly goes to ...
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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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How to stop android from creating files and folders on the SD card

Is there a way to stop android from creating folders on the SD card such as "Android" and "Download". I have Android KitKat version 4.4.2.
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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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How to listen to music off an SD card?

I have a new LG G3 and I want to listen to music that is saved on my SD card. How do you do this?
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S2 stuck on CWM, can't mount sdcard

I've been trying to install Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100), following the official guide. I was successful in installing Clockworkmod and can enter the recovery mode. The problem ...
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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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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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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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why won't my apps go to sd card

I have a tablet that has little memory and I needed an sd card so I got one, but I still have 29 GB on the sd card and when I try to download an app it says insufficient memory because I ran out of ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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Can't move certain apps to my SD card

I recently reset my phone to factory settings, because I didn't have enough space on my internal memory and I wanted to start off anew. When I started downloading apps onto my phone that I had before ...
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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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Tablet does not recognize an External SD Card

I have an Android tablet (Torque Droidz Duo Slim). It has 2GB of internal memory and a 2GB SD-Card. I also have bought and been using an 8GB SD-Card but the device does not recognize the external SD-...
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How to fix the unable to mount SD card problem in my brand new Android phone?

I had just recently bought Asus Zenfone 4 and until yesterday it was just working fine. All of a sudden on yesterday the phone started to behave weirdly and settings was not at all opening. I thought ...
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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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My android phone is not displaying apps in the sd card

I open my settings and go to application manager. Then i move some apps to sd card. After that, i insert the sd card into another phone. But the apps doesn't appear. Help me pls.
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change download folder to external sdcard in ttpod

I am new user of Sony C6603, with Android 4.2.2. For free music download, I use TTPod. I find the music can be downloaded for free in this App, but I wonder if I can change the default download folder ...
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How much impact can an SD card have in battery life?

I have a samsung tablet and since I bought the sd card I notice imapact on the battery. Unfortunatly I installed Android 5 by the same time (thatś why I bought the card), so its unclear if its the ...
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What might cause my Sony Tablet S to run very slowly

My Sony Tablet S has developed a gross speed problem. For the last several months it has run exceedingly slowly most of the time. Apps take 10's of seconds to start, taps to bring up menus take ...
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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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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 ...