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How can I run a consistency check on my removable MicroSD card? [duplicate]

I own an Android device with a removable MicroSD card. The card uses either FAT32 or ExFAT technology. These are "non-journaling filesystem" technologies, so the data on the cards can become corrupted ...
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All apps installed on my SD card have suddenly disappeared

So this is very odd. Last night my phone rebooted itself. Nothing unusual there - it does it from time to time. However, this morning when I try to read the news I get "Application is not ...
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fsck.auto: No such file or directory

So I'm trying to run fsck on my sdcard's ext4 partition and it doesn't work for some reason. sh-4.1# fsck /dev/block/vold/179:2 fsck (busybox 1.21.0-Stericson, 2013-01-28 21:49:55 GMT) fsck: fsck....
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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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chkdsk for android

My Android tablet "went berserk" this week and eventually I managed to stop the behaviour that was stopping me from even getting the "desktop" to stay up front. I eventually discovered a corrupted ...
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Recovering broken ecryptfs on SD-card with lollipop

This morning my phone froze and I had to hard reset it. Now when I boot and I insert my SD card, I get the following two messages: Preparing SD card/checking for errors. A dialog offering to encrypt ...
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When should I run a consistency check on my removable MicroSD card?

I own an Android device with a removable MicroSD card. The card uses either FAT32 or ExFAT technology. These are "non-journaling filesystem" technologies, so the data on the cards can become corrupted ...
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SD card became READ-ONLY

This is the 3rd time my sd card has become read-only. I can still transfer files from it but not into it. I have tried all methods in the internet such as Diskpart and other softwares. May I ask if ...
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Using fsck to fix SD card returns invalid argument

I'm having issues with my 64 GB micro-sd card that I can't find a solution to solve this problem. I've reformatted from windows 7 using windows solution as well as the format software offered by the ...
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Android 6.0, backing up SD card before reformatting

I use Vodafone Tab Prime 7 (Android 6.0.1; hardware remotely based on Alcatel One Touch) with 32GB Samsung SD card (almost 30 gb full). I was using in for a few months but now with all my apps ...
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Check and fix "formatted as internal" / encrypted SD Card i/o errors

Unfortunately I seem to have a problem with my filesystem on my as internal storage formatted SD card. My problem is kind of related to this thread so I think it is worth mentioning here. When I was ...
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ADB_SERVICES error on catlog errno = 5 I/O error

I'm using catlog to find error for an issue. Although that issue did not reappear , I see a constant Error ADB_SERVICES ERROR: fd = 13, n = -1, errno = 5 (I/O error). Sorry quite new to all this , ...
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Repair SD card removed from phone without unmounting?

I have a Xiaomi phone and I'm using a microSD card to store photos and other data. I wanted to copy photos to PC so, with the phone turned on I just removed the sd card from the phone. Putting the ...
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sd card reports full when it isn't

I foolishly interrupted a file deletion operation on my internal sd card. (The card was full when I started) Now using any file explorer tool shows files and directories adding up to ~300 M, yet the ...
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How to test SD card for suspected fault, or validate correct performance, within Android?

I have a Samsung S7 running LineageOS 14.1 (=Nougat 7.1). Since purchase I've used it with a 60GB Samsung SD card. I know that fake SD cards are out there, so on this one I bought direct from Amazon ...
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