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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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6 answers
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How to share files between a regular account and a work account?

How to share files between a regular account and a work account? I've researched and I can't find anything. What I am missing?
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What is the "u#_everybody" UID?

In (multi-user) Android there are UIDs like these: u0_everybody u10_everybody u11_everybody Those seem different to the usual uXX_aYY UIDs used for the applications. What is their purpose? Is this a ...
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Where does the work profile app data stored? How to access them?

I am using Total Commander to view files in phone storage. I only see /emulated/0. I need to view and modify files in my work profile. Any adb command or tool I can use?
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How to access "Work Profile" files via USB on my PC

I've got an Android "Work Profile" on my phone, kind of setup as explained here. It's trivial to access normal Android files. Plug a USB cable into my phone and PC, select "File ...
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0 answers
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How to give `adb run-as` external storage permission?

So far I've been using adb run-as and cat to extract files from apps private storage /data/user/0/com.myapp.android. Simply catting the file and piping it to a local file on my pc worked a treat. Now ...
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How to set distinct boot and lockscreen passwords in Android 10 (full disk encryption)

How can I set a distinct password for: The Full Disk Encryption password (used to boot the device) The Lock Screen password (used to unlock the device) For security reasons, I use a 25-50 character ...
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Access cloned apps data in Android 12

I am trying to extract the image folder for the cloned Telegram app from my Redmi Note 10 Pro (Android 12, MIUI 13.0.15, no root), but with no success. This folder is under /emulated/999/android/data, ...
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External SD Card Mounted, Permissions granted, but still Inaccessible on LineageOS

I know there's a ton of external SD card questions, but my case doesn't seem to line up with any of them, sorry if this has been asked before and I just couldn't find it. I'm running LineageOS 14.1 on ...
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What’s the best way to migrate data from multiple user profiles on a Samsung tablet? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung galaxy tab s4 with several user profiles. I bought a new Samsung galaxy tab s6 lite that I would like to migrate to. However, when I used smart switch, it only transfers the admin ...
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