I own Lenovo A10-70L tablet which I downgraded to Android 5.0.1 and rooted. Lenovo products don't support exfat, so I'm looking for a third-party solution. I'm planning to use encrypted containers on exfat sdcard (that's the reason I need exfat - containers are large), so exfat sdcard must be mounted; solutions like TC plugin from paragon are not enough.

I tried to install exfat fuse tools from Lurker00 (https://github.com/Lurker00/Android-fs), they are properly installed and I CAN mount exfat from terminal (in su mode), but applications don't see mount point - it either appears empty or access is denied (depending on the mount point I use). Mounting on boot doesn't work either - the script says in log that mount was successful, however applications don't see the mount point.

How am I supposed to mount filesystem in Android 5 in such a way that all applications would have access to it? I know some applications like EDS are doing it successfully.

  • Unless the kernel supports the file system, you can't get it working. Check if there are any custom kernels (or ROMs) available for your device that supports the required file systems. – Gokul NC Sep 19 '17 at 15:45
  • Kernel supports the file system, I can mount it from command line and use it in the shell that was used to mount it. The problem is that other applications don't see the mounted filesystem. – Eugene Sep 20 '17 at 16:21

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