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How does the “Format as internal storage” feature work in Android 6.0+?

How does the "Format as internal storage" feature work in Android 6.0+? See screenshot below: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Why is it the case that "this USB drive will only work in this device"? Is ...
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How to decrypt Adopted Storage?

Using the SD card as Adopted Storage encrypts it. How can it be decrypted?
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Recovering data from corrupted SD card formatted as internal storage (Marshmallow)

I have an SD card in a Moto G (2015) running marshmallow, not rooted. It was formatted as internal storage, and contains photos and videos from the birth of our daughter, but has become corrupted. ...
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How to encrypt an external SD card natively?

There are several questions regarding the possibility to encrypt an external SD card on Android. None of them are satisfactory. They either point to a third party solution (e.g. BoxCryptor, Cryptonite,...
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How to recover data from adaptive storage while rooted phone stuck at boot?

So , i'm using Galaxy Mega (i9152) with a CM13 ROM which i flashed through TWRP. For the sake of running PoGO , i had disabled root through the settings of the SuperSu app in CM13 (the game still didn'...
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How to get Adoptable SD card encryption key with root access?

When I use adoptable storage on my device, then my SD card will be encrypted. Is there a way to get the "encryption key" with root access? So if my phone dies, I can still retrieve my data from the ...
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Can't access my phone memory suddenly after using SD card as internal memory

A few weeks ago I integrated my SD card to use as phone memory. Everything was fine until a couple of days ago. All of a sudden I saw the "insert SD card" notice appear on the notification bar. I ...
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Read adopted and encrypted SD card with external SD reader?

My Moto G5 sd reader doe not work anymore, and does not read the SD card that was adopted and encrypted. I want to access the sd card to save the data/pics etc. I thought that I could use an ...
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How to Read marshmallow encrypted memory card?

Please help on this .. I am using Marshmallow 6.0.1, in that i am using Memory card as internal storage. Unfortunately my mobile got stuck with booting. Now, my most of the data are available in the ...
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How to expands sd-card formatted as internal storage?

In Android 6 I formatted my 32GB sd card as internal storage. What I now see with GParted on my desktop is this: As you see there is still an unencrypted, readable FAT32 partition. I assume it was ...
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How to access the content of an sd card formatted as internal storage?

I am using Cyanogenmod 13 (based on Android 6) and an external 64GB sd card. When starting Cyanogenmod the first time I selected to format this sd card as an internal storage (Note that in my case the ...
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Encryption on SD card. Not recovering data after crashing

My SD card on Nokia 5 suddenly stooped being recognized one day and all my apps and data was lost. I switched off the phone and reinserted the card, but no use. Then I took the card for recovery with ...
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How to recover data from 'forgotten' internal storage Android 6.0 SD card

A few months ago the SD card on my Android 6.0 phone stopped being recognized. I tried data recovery programs, not knowing the files were encrypted, and being very confused, failing in my effort. I ...
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recover from sd card image using the key file in the phone [duplicate]

My android phone (6.0.1) died and was not charging. I removed the SDcard hoping i can recover some photos, but was not successfull. I took the image of the SDcard and then started using the SDcard in ...
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How to recover data from corrupt SD Card formatted as Internal?

My mother has been using the Moto G3 Turbo Edition for almost 2 years now. The device has 16GB of internal memory, but she is using an external Samsung Evo 32GB class 10 memory card as her INTERNAL ...