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Best Filesystem on SD Card

I have a Galaxy S5 with Android 5 and got a new 64 GB SD card. What is the best file system for the SD card? FAT32 is not an option because I want files >4GB. Which file system offers the best ...
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System shows no files on memory card from time to time

About two or three times a day I can't find any files on MicroSD card so I can't use any apps or music that is stored there until I reboot the system. Is there anything that can be done about it? I ...
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Nexus 5: did factory reset, now cannot add old widgets

I've updated my Nexus 5 phone to Android 5.0 Lollipop about a month ago but encountered a lot of problems, so decided to finally do a factory reset just tonight. I previously had widgets for both ...
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Strange storage issue on new Rom

I have a 2Gb ram 16gb Jiayu S3. The rom it shipped with is an outdated one so I want to flash to this: http://www.needrom.com/download/jy-s3-stock-moded-system/ Currently my phone has internal ...
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Bluestack is not working. how to copy data from its database file?

I installed bluestack on my pc i used it for months but as i upgraded it to the newer version all my shared files got deleted and whenever i tried to copy using esexplorer on bluestack it shows copy ...
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SD card is damaged, even after I format and get new sd card, I'm still seeing the same error, Please help!

Hi I've found my 8 GB SD card damaged this morning. And I was able to access it on my computer and I collected the files on it, then FORMATTED it. However, when I put it back in my phone I'm still ...
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Trying to get my HTC to connect to my computer, but it keeps saying I removed my microSD card

Just as the title says, trying to connect my HTC to my computer, and whenever I restart my phone, it reads my MicroSD card just fine. I go into my settings, set my Connect to PC as Disk Drive, and ...
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SD card sometimes gets unmounted after upgrade to Lollipop

I have a Moto G 2nd generation that I updated from KitKat 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0.2. When I am playing songs sometimes it will hang and automatically unmount the SD card. How can I fix this?
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The files on the external SD card are just shown for a few seconds after mounting

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2, with an external SD card of 64 GB. Since few weeks ago, I can just see and open the files stored on this external SD card for about 30 seconds, when I mount the card. ...
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Memory card damaged

My memory card was damage so I had to format so I lost my data then the phone said the phone storage is damaged so I did a backup on the memory card and reset it but then the memory card was damage ...
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After moving app to SD card, the data are still stored in internal storage

I have an app installed in SD card, but the data are still take place in internal storage. My Android shows me I have SD card data 131MB, however, this amount of MB seems to be in my internal storage ...
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Wrong id and gid running /system/bin/sdcard

I am trying to use my ext4 sdcard properly in Stock rooted Android 4.4.4. For this, I run mount -rw -t ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk1p1 /mnt/media_rw/sdcard1 and then /system/bin/sdcard -u 1023 -g 1023 ...
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Lost phone storage and SD card after modifying void.fstab

I have Canvas A177. I have rooted my phone and edited the void.fstab folder by changing sdcard0 to sdcard1. Now, after rebooting my phone, I lost my phone storage and SD card. So I have deleted that ...
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samsung galaxy core-i8262 /system/xbin/su path

I have samsung gt-i8262 phone. scenario: i want to drop superSU binary for gaining root access. I tried framaroot but was not successful. now I am using cydia impactor to execute script as ...
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Phone doesn't read SD card

I have a Huawei G525 and I always used a micro SD card to store all the media files, apps, etc. But now my phone doesn't recognize the card, but if I take the files from the PC, it works! So, it's a ...
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“no external storage available” After Phone ReSet

I have Xperia V i rooted it and i have 5.0.2 CM Rom After While Of Using it ihave no problem but i get bored and factory reset my phone after that every thing work Fine My Sd card work ok BUT My ...
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Understanding SDCard storage

I'm trying to get more free space to install apps using Link2SD which require a 2 partitions sdcard, and that's what I tried to achieve. I connected my phone to a linux box with msc mode, and fdisked ...
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Damaged sd card won't register in device to be mount

What can I do to recover or save my data and possibly restore my damaged 8GB Micro SD memory card? This card won't register itself in any device. Hence, I cannot mount it to my internal storage data ...
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Video streaming in firefox runs out of space

I have a phone with a very small /data partition (Samsung Galaxy Y) and use Firefox as my browser. When I try to view videos that use Progressive Downloading (eg vimeo.com) and which are longer than ...
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Transferring files to galaxy s4 sd card from imac

I have an imac and I want to move a lot of my movies and such onto it. Right now I'm using android file transfer and I have to do a 2 step transfer to device, run out of space, then transfer to card, ...
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how can I know which is my vold folder that points to the internal flash?

This is regarding the question Missing internal flash memory and SD card does not mount. My vold folder contains this folders: 179:0 179:1 93:64 93:65 How can I find out which is my vold folder ...
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Cannot Mount Ext2 on Link2sd

I installed MiniTool Partition on my PC, and partitioned my 8 GB FAT32 SD card to a 6GB FAT 32 and an EXT2. But then when I installed Link2SD on my android phone, I choose ext2 as my 2nd file ...
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File system inaccessible as root, but works fine as user

I'm quite new in the Android development scene. Recently, I installed a custom KitKat ROM and I encountered a strange issue. It is related to my SD cards (one is somekind of "virtual card", it is the ...
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My HTC Desire HD A9191 can't mount a SD card

My HTC recently encountered a SD card problem, I've been meaning to fix it but can't find a way to do it. When I push in the SD card, a pop that says 'Preparing SD Card' comes up. But after a few ...
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SD Card can't be fully used by Galaxy S4 Mini - Android 4.2.2

I've seen simmilar issues with S4 and using SD cards on here, but not quite what I'm seeing. I tried to put music onto a 64GB "Samsung" class 10 SD card (bought on eBay, hence quotation marks around ...
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SD Card Problems

When I am on app info for my apps, I have the option to move them to my SD card. When I move them though, the part that tells how much of the app is on my SD card is 0b, but other things like usb ...
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How can I switch the sdcard with the extsdcard

Hi um I wanted to change a file in my systems phone so it could use my extsdcard could someone tell me which 1 should I change ## Vold 2.0 Generic fstab ## - San Mehat (san@android.com) ## ...
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Journal, .0 and .1 files generated

In the My Files folder the phone is automatically generating hexadecimal folders which contain a Journal, a (hexadecimal string).0 and a (hexadecimal string).1 file. I've deleted them a few times but ...
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Rooted my phone Now on to SD problems

I rooted my phone and was able to delete several apps I don't need,(Touchpal, Browser (electing to use google for these) Problem though. Now I want to move the programs I do use , but are not integral ...
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SD card full, even though it's empty?

My phone wont open up the music app because i need to "free up space on my SD card" to start it, however i still have more than 2/3 of my space left? I've already deleted several text convos and over ...
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Cant format mu Micro SD Card

i cant add/del/move files from my card and i am unable to format my Micro SD Card, i tried CMD method, i tried Regedit Method, and tried too many formatter softwares but i cant remove my write ...
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Memory Space Help?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note (N7000) and am having trouble with the storage space, when on the 'Storage' page of 'Settings', it shows 3 storage methods: Device Memory - 1.97gb USB Storage - 11.08 ...
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What happens when an APK is installed on SD card?

Say we want to install an APK named x.apk to an Android phone. By default, at least two things will happen: 1. Copy x.apk to /data/app; 2. Create a package folder under /data/data as the private ...
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Cannot Access External SD card properly with apps

In a Galaxy Note 3 Neo with Stock Android KitKat (nothing moded) and I can't see any of songs or pics or videos in gallery and music player. I've checked if there is any .nomedia file but there isn't ...
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Does my Samsung Galaxy Y young supports SDHC memory card?

I want to know that my galaxy y young supports SDHC card or not? My Baseband version is S5360DDLC2. My kernel is 2.635.7 dpi@DELLI59 #1 Remember its SDHC and not SD.
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Cannot move app to SD card using Android Assistant in KitKat

I used Android ICS before, and the apps could be moved to SD card (or as it is called 'Phone storage') using Android Assistant. I bought a new phone with KitKat yesterday, but I cannot find the 'Move ...
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SD card is showiing no memory in my Anroid phone

I have Micromax Canvas 2 Plus Android phone. My external SD card is of 8 GB. Out of 8 GB, I Have only used least possible space i.e only for 4-5 apps. But it always show that available space is 0B. I ...
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Move apps to SD Card on Zte Imperial Jelly Bean

Is there an App that moves Android 4.1.2 apps to SD card or another way on non-rooted ZTE Imperial?
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Is my device moving apps to the SD Card or not?

I have the LG Optimus F6 and I used Towel Root (one-click root for lots of devices). When I download App To SD card applications, it says "Your device has no real internal storage and does not support ...
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All of my pictures are gone when I transferred them from Device storage to SD card! What should I do?

I have samsung galaxy S4, Android 4.4.2 ..Today my device storage almost got full so I transferred most of the applications and pictures to the SD card which was almost empty, I kept some pictures in ...
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Install applications with “Insufficient storage available”

I have 1GB internal memory (~100MB free) with a 32GB SanDisk SD card (lots free), and a permanent "Storage space running out" warning. When I try to install new apps, it always tells me "Insufficient ...
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Virtual SMB directory on sdcard

I have a Moto G with only 16 gigs of storage. It doesn't accept external sd cards. Therefore, I store some data on my phone and some on my networked drive, at home. This can be annoying because a lot ...
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How do I store apps or app data on internal sd card with Android 4.4.x (Kit Kat)?

Is there an officially supported way without third party extensions or hacks to store applications or some application data on SD card storage instead of internal storage? I see a bunch of empty app ...
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Download without sd card

So i have e739 (lg mytouch) running cm9 stable and I am trying to use this app to flash a recovery, because my cwm won't flash it. For this app, and many more, I need an sdcard, but I have none. Is ...
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How move applications from built-in memory to SD-card without root access?

I have Sony Xperia M. It has 4GB of built-in memory, however I see only 2GB))) The fact of applications can be installed only in built-in memory upset me very much. I do not play any hard games. ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 can't write any files to SD nor delete existing folders, why?

I go to recovery mode, format everything that's possible, even running some full wipe script, then install fresh ROM, boot into it and see all old folder on internal SD card from old apps, also I ...
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Apps Disappear after Move to SD Card (Not Just Icons)

I have a Motorola Droid Bionic, using Safestrap to run CyanogenMod 11 (4.4). I quickly noticed with Safestrap that I cannot increase the system partition by a whole lot. Eventually, the space allotted ...
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Android Droid 1 only partially recognizes SD

My Motorola Droid began experiencing a weird quirk where when booted it recognizes the SD card, but only once. After that some applications complain that there is no SD card inserted and persist until ...
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Android tablet not reading internal sdcard

After I used sdformatter to try and fix a 0.00B internal memory problem I had with my Porto 9" 4.2 android tablet, I noticed I only made things worse because now my android mounts the internal SD ...
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Can I use my phone without sdcard?

My phone recently can't read sdcards, is there a way to make the system think there is actually an sdcard in the device by using the internal storage? The device is an LGP970