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I cannot get my Xperia XZs phone with Android 8.0 to adopt a new SD card as internal storage. Card is Samsung EVO+ 256GB.

This is what I do:

  1. Open Settings > Storage
  2. It shows internal storage (32GB) and portable storage SD card (256B)
  3. Click the SD card and I see the contents of the card (empty)
  4. Click the three dots, click Settings for storage
  5. It shows that 5MB is in use, 256GB free, a bar that shows this info and two buttons for formatting and ejecting.
  6. Press the formatting button, there is only one option: erasing and formatting
  7. Click that and it formats as external SD

I don't see no option for formatting as internal storage. What is going wrong here?

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