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 Linux and external storage is mounted via UUID. So I was afraid of just copy and paste, because that doesn't copy the UUID.

Duplicate, but no satisfying answer: Changing SD Card Just a Simple Copy & Paste

  • You mean adopt the storage?
    – DevUt
    Jun 27, 2016 at 12:22
  • @user4847410 I want to move my data to a larger sd card
    – Motte001
    Jun 27, 2016 at 13:14
  • I'm assuming the SD card is removable? Take it out and copy everything onto a computer with hidden files toggled then copy it onto your new SD card. That should work
    – asloss
    Jun 27, 2016 at 14:25
  • @Motte001 I suggest a /data/media partition
    – DevUt
    Jun 27, 2016 at 15:25
  • If you're talking about a physical SD card: simply shutdown your device, copy all contents of its SD card to the new card, put the new card in, boot it up. If unsure whether that works without issues, take a look at our external-sd tag-wiki and follow up to the question linked at its bottom :)
    – Izzy
    Jun 27, 2016 at 15:30


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