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What is /storage/emulated/0/?

Recently, I've figured out that if I delete files from /sdcard/Download it deletes files from /storage/emulated/0/Download. And if I add the files into /sdcard/Download it duplicates them in /storage/...
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1 answer
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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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How to run an executable on boot and keep it running?

I have an executable build from a ndk-build program. I want to run it on a rooted Android device. How much is the possibility that Android will kill my executable? Using adb shell, I am able to ...
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2 answers
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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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Cross-platform compatible encryption of SD-card for Android

How would I go about encrypting my brand new 256GB SD-card, which is meant for my Android phone, considering the following: Card should be usable across multiple Android devices, and other platforms (...
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How to move apps from internal to external storage?

I'm trying to move with Lucky Patcher (also with app2sd and Samsung stock app) some apps from internal to external storage, but everytime with every apps movable I got this message: java.lang....
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How to encrypt an SD card for android so that it can also be used on other devices?

When encrypting the SD card via Android's encryption it makes the SD card only usable on that device. However if that device gets lost or broken or if one would like to access the SD card from ...
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Decrypting Encrypted Micro SD Card without phone [duplicate]

Since the release of the new Android version, has anyone had any success with decrypting the contents of a Micro SD card without the use of the phone? I want to encrypt my card incase I lose the ...
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How to mount sdcard as "internal" using custom filesystem on Android 10 (root access only via adb)

How can I properly mount my SD card as "internal" (i.e. so that all apps are on it) using a custom filesystem (in my case Ext4, but I'd like to use full-disk encryption using a key that I ...
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Encrypt SD Card

I am new to Android because I was an iOS user before and the first thing I came across on the way is that with Android it is possible to expand the memory via an SD card. The disadvantage, however, is ...
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