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How to bind mount a folder inside /sdcard with correct permissions?

I am using a Sony Xperia M4 Aqua. As is well known, the internal memory is rather small. Especially the Media directory of WhatsApp uses a lot of precious space, therefore I am trying to move it to ...
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How to create and use multiple partitions on external SD card with different filesystems (Ext4, exFAT, NTFS)?

I want to create 4 partitions on external MicroSDcard through ADB shell commands, not on Windows or Linux. Also want to show all partitions in Android GUI (SETTINGS > STORAGE > SDCARD) and make them ...
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How to save files to external SD card on a non-rooted Android?

I'm using the Terminal Emulator app on a non-rooted Android 5.0.2 phone. When moving files from a folder of the external SD card to another with: mv /storage/extSdCard/DCIM/Camera/* /storage/...
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How to read ext4 filesystem without mounting on a non-rooted device?

I perfectly know it is not possible to mount an ext4 partition from a USB key without root. But in my case, I just need to read a password inside a .txt file (I don't have a PC right now and in the ...
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How do I mount an external disk drive formatted in ext4 via USB Host?

I plugged a 2.5 inch 1Tb drive into a Nexus 10 and I cannot see it anywhere really. Something pops up in ES File Explorer, but I cannot access the drive. Do I have to root my device, or is there some ...
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Using a Partitioned drive on an Android TV

I've got a partitioned drive - A USB drive, where i've got 2 of the partitions formatted ext3, one of the partitions as a FAT32, and the last one as FAT12. I wanted to access the FAT32 partition using ...
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How to mount image file without root?

In rooted android phone, ext4 image file is mounted using these commands in android terminal : # mknod /dev/block/loop52 b 7 0 # losetup /dev/block/loop52 /sdcard/ext1.img # mkdir /mnt/...
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Storing files in a F2FS SD card

I recently made my SD card F2FS. After that, it is not showing in my file manager or on my PC. How can I store files like photos, videos, and documents on my SD card? Apps and their data are stored ...
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Phone Crashing due to too many files/directories on SDCard

My Galaxy S9+ running Android 10 crashes whenever I insert my microsd card containing upwards of 9000 sub-directories and 92000 files. The SDCard is using 330GB out of 400GB. Basically the way this ...
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How can I copy files from an ext4 partition on my USB drive to a fat32 partition on the same drive?

I tried mounting the ext4 partition as root, but it didn't work. My phone is rooted, but as it seems no one has managed to do what I want to do. I couldn't find any solution, that worked for me. How ...
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