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How would you use your ext4 formatted thumb drive via OTG on Android?

Is there a workaround to use an ext4 formatted thumb drives on Android phones? Right now when I plug it (thumb drive has micro usb end and phone supports thumb drives) Android says it doesn't ...
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How to link cloud storage to android phone storage?

I want to link Cloud storage like Dropbox or Google drive (or other alternatives) directly to android phone storage folders like Apps, media in order to save media files to cloud storage instead of ...
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Invoke /system/bin/sdcard manually via terminal

I am trying to mount an EXT4 formatted SD card under Cyanogenmod 13.1 (Android 6.0.1). So far, I have setup scripts to mount the card at /mnt/ext_sdcard during boot. My current understanding is that ...
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How to bind-mount “data” and “obb” folders from external SD card in “/sdcard/Android”?

Can someone help me mount my Android/data and Android/obb in my internal storage from my portable storage? I'm on a Pie ROM. I found this: How to bind mount a folder inside /sdcard with correct ...
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Cyanogenmod works with ext4 filesystems on sdcard?

Basic reference: How can I mount an ext4-formatted SD card with correct permissions (with root)? I succeeded to make a partition with ext4 filesystem on the SD card, and I mounted successfully ...
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Mount CIFS/SMB share to Android 10 as folder?

Im trying to mount cifs share to android 10 rooted phone and i already mount it but i cant see files in folder in other apps only in rooted one. It is possible to do something like that to get access ...
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Mounting portable SD card folder to internal folder (WhatsApp)

I am trying to mount WhatsApp media directory from portable SD to internal "SD", as the phone internal storage is very limited. My phone: Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (32GB internal storage, 128GB ...
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How to make bind-mounted (mount -o bind) folders visible for non-root users?

I want to mount-bind an app data folder in /data/data/... to a user subfolder in order to automatically synchronize the contents for backup purposes. As root I use the following command: mount -o ...
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How to make an android app access browse external SD card?

The apk im trying to get to work is exagear 3.0.1. It is the one with which you can get some things running on windows, including what i want to run but things I want to run are too big filesize to ...
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Why can't WhatsApp write to bind mounts?

I moved all the data of WhatsApp to /mnt/media_rw/6333-6461/WhatsApp, where 6333-6461 is my external SD card. I opened WhatsApp to find that I could not open any previously downloaded data. This is ...
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Can I mount /data/data/(app_name)/ on external sd card?

Can I mount /data/data/com.termux/ folder on external sd card? My phone is rooted Android 10 and running low of internal storage. As I read from How to bind mount a folder inside /sdcard with correct ...
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Fbind how to use

I have Magisk 4.20 manager and installed the fbind module. I need to use it properly because I made a small mess: I just wanted to bind a folder on my external sd with Download from internal memory. I ...
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How to mount a tmpfs directory that would be allowed to be read and written to by any app? (root available)

I am trying to create some volatile (tmpfs) storage for my Android, to avoid clutter. I am trying to follow the previous questions: making manually mounted partition folders write accessible to all ...
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How to bind mount libunionfs?

Samsung has introduced a feature in its stock ROM that moves content of social media aps (like WhatsApp) to SD card, and then links the two folders. I ran the following command in Termux: $su #mount ...
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How do I move apps to SD card on Android 7

I'm getting tired of deleting apps to install an app. Right now I need every app I got but also need to download another app. I got no more space left. I've searched high and low for a way to move my ...

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