I have a Motorola Moto G3 Smartphone and I installed the Android 6 update yesterday. After installing the update, I found out that all my playlists, App preferences and basically everything that relied on the external Sandisk 16 GB micro SD card is Messed up or damaged. I found out the cause of this is that the base name for the SD card has been changed from 'sdcard1' to '3835-3237'. I am unable to change the SD card name in Mobile (using ES file explorer) or externally via PC (no matter what I change it to, it still shows those numbers on my mobile). I have a heavily customized my phone and I would prefer not to root it just to change the SD card name. Could anyone please tell me a method to change the SD Card name without having to root the phone? Or any way I can do it externally?
Android 6.0 now uses the volume serial number of the formatted partition as a unique identifier to distinguish which SD card you might be using.
I guess this could be useful in case you have a device that could theoretically support multiple SD cards.
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