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Questions tagged [adoptable-storage]

using your external SD card as internal storage with Android 6+

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External SD card cannot be erased or formatted [on hold]

Back Story: Recently i have got a new phone (Android Pie), and i still have my old one (Android Oreo). I have been using an external SD card (64GB) for the past 3 years with my old phone, and now i ...
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Reusing adopted storage

I have sdcard formated as adopted storage. I have also root and made a copy of encryption key which is in /data/misc/vold dir. I'm using it to access files on sdcard on PC with Linux. I'm planning to ...
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Adoptable Storage on LG Stylo2

I recently bought a 64GB SD card. Soon discovered adoptable storage is disabled on Stylo2, so I can't change app storage from Internal storage to SD card. I followed instructions on another forum of ...
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External SD card became Phone Storage?

I inserted my 8GB microSD card into the device and after a reboot the card became Phone Storage while the real phone storage partition became external SD card. Once I remove the micro sd card from the ...
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SD card is unwillingly used for apps

I'm having the reverse of the problem everybody is having with their internal storage management. So I have an SD card in my phone (xiaomi mi a1, android pie) which was never set to be internal/app ...
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How can I force apps to always install to internal storage when adoptable storage is enabled?

There are thousands and thousands of articles online detailing how to set the default install location for apps to external storage, but not a single one for the reverse. I have an external SD card. ...
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List apps on SD card

I'm running LineageOS 14 (Android 7) and my SD card was formatted as adoptable storage. I want to revert it to portable storage, without loosing apps, so I need to move those apps back to internal ...
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Can I bruteforce adoptable-storage SD card to recover data?

I got an LG G4 (locked bootloader, no root), on which I enabled adoptable storage on with adb a few months ago. Today, I tried to put a SIM card in the first SIM card slot, which was under the SD ...
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Moving apps to adoptable storage

In Resurrection Remix nugget rom i am not able to move some apps to adoptable storage . why ? Any solutions ?
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Wiko UFeel phone won't restart after logo screen

Recently my Wiko UFeel (using Marshmallow Android) restarted automatically and won't pass from the UFeel logo image. I know I problaby have to do a factory reset, however I need to backup some files ...
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How to recover files from android adoped storage after sd went ro?

OK, I have the following setup: I have an unrooted mobile phone with an SD card attached that was formated as internal storage in the past. Recently the storage made problems. I found out, that the ...
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Decrypting Android Nougat adopted storage

I changed my phone from a LineageOS (Android: 7.1.2 - LineageOS: 14.1-20180704-NIGHTLY-FP2) to regular Android and used my SD-Card on the first start-up of the new phone. The new phone (Huawei Mate 10 ...
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Vodafone smart prime 7 SD card issue

I recently got a Vodafone Smart Prime 7 smartphone. I want to extend the internal storage of the phone to 32 gb using a MicroSD card. When I insert the card, the phone detects it "New SD card ...
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how to format an SD card as portable for adoptable storage?

I have ZTE phone: Model z828 Fcc id srq-z828 IC 5200E-Z828 H/W U06A DATE 03/2017 and have inserted and mounted a 32 GB SD storage chip. However, cannot seem to get an option to use ...
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Can't adopt micro-sd card on Moto Z2 Force

I have a new Moto Z2 Force, bought for the Qualcom Snapdragon 835 and the 6GB RAM, running Nougat 7.1.1. I also have a new Samsung 224GB U3 micro-SD card for it. That operates nicely as an ...
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Adopted external sd card as internal storage - but storage space is not available

On my Xperia XZs with Android 8.0 I formatted the external SD card to be used as internal or adoptable storage. I had to use ADB to get this working. The system sees the storage, but I can't use it. ...
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Resetting phone to one big internal disk?

My phone has 32GB internal storage and 128GB external (SD-card). Internal has 20GB to use for data and apps, of which 19GB is used. TomTom Go uses 6GB of internal storage. I can't move it to external ...
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FLAC files getting corrupted on microSD card

Whenever I put a FLAC album on my phone, after a few days some of the tracks get corrupted. They show errors when I bring them onto my PC and use the command line function flac -t *.flac. While most ...
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SD Card as ADOPTABLE STORAGE isn’t recognised anymore

Hello EXPERTS, I have somehow messed up my phone and require some help to get it back working as many information and data are suddenly not available anymore. Before someone tries to explain me the ...
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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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Need to recover data from Microd SD card which was undetectable and used as internal storage on mobile

I was using my MicroSD card as internal storage on android marshmellow and suddenly my device stopped detecting the Card. Removed it from Device mad connected to PC but it only asks to format the ...
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Impossible to format corrupted SD card formatted as internal storage

I see lots of questions about recovering data from corrupted SD card formatted as internal storage, that's not my case. I want to FORMAT this SD card to be able to use elsewhere. For some reasons the ...
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Adoptable storage and nandroid backup - All apps included?

I have an SD card in internal storage mode (adoptable storage) and want to do a full backup of my device. In this mode the SD card has folders equivalent to /data/app, /data/data and /data/media. If I ...
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Unable to recover SD card used as internal memory after factory reset

I have Motorolla G3 Android 6.0 phone. I am using 32 gb SD card as internal storage. After removing my 32gb card I did factory reset, now after factory reset my device doesn't recognize my SD card its ...
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Android Marshmallow does not detect an SD card formatted as internal when inserting it

I have an el cheapo burner smartphone I bought due to my previous phone getting stolen, running Android 6.0. I formatted an external SD card for use as internal, and proceeded to spend the entire ...
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SD card formatted as internal storage Recovery Data

I have a problem. I formatted uin SD-Card with a smartphone with Android 6 and asked me to format it as internal memory, I accepted, with only one clause, if I moved the SD on another device this did ...
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Able to open existing files, but cannot download any new ones (e.g., pictures from Chrome or camera app)

My (unrooted) Moto G4 currently has a 32Gb SD card formatted for internal storage. I can open files stored on the SD card (e.g., pictures, ebooks, etc.), so as far as I can tell the card itself is ...
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Android 7.0 - SD Card formatted as internal storage

My Wileyfox handset recently upgraded to 7.0 and I'm getting nowhere with their support. My SD card is formatted as "internal storage". Despite over 30GB of free space on the card, I'm unable to add ...
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How can I ensure that files such as photos/videos are stored in the SD card in Android Marshmallow?

I have a Lenovo Vibe K4 Note phone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. I have formatted my SD card as internal storage. As a result, when I view the file system either through my phone or my PC, both the ...
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Google Play store asks to uninstall apps on sd card to free up space for new installations

My phone internal storage has very less free space (about 450 MB), which is why I cannot install any new app, or update existing apps. When I go to play store and click on any app to update, it asks ...
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“Format as Internal Storage” option no longer available

When I first inserted my SD card, it showed a notification with an "options button." I proceeded to format the card as external, portable storage, although the system storage format option was ...
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I need help recovering vital data from a corrupted sd card formatted as internal memory with the phone off

This will be my first post on a stack exchange site, so please excuse any mistakes I make if possible. [This first paragraph is backstory of sorts; not really important] My father's phone's SD ...
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Removing adopted storage sdcard

My smartphone has ability to use two sim card or one sim card plus sdcard. Generally, I'm using second option (sim+sdcard), sdcard as adopted storage. I want to use second sim card temporarily. But if ...
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All data on SD card wiped after device reboot

Today I switched my phone on (Micromax Bharat 3) after a couple of days and saw, to my surprise, that all the data on my SD card (which is formatted as internal storage) had disappeared. Data for all ...
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Adopting SD card for Samsung S5 mini duos G800-H

Has anyone managed to adopt the SD card for S5 mini duos. I've rooted it and tried to install ASPlugin (from RE) but it doesn't install either with CWR or TWPR. Also tried to partition the SD card (...
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How can I enable adoptable storage and get my Samsung Galaxy on5 to use my external SD card as it's Internal Memory?

I may have @ the time I put my SD card in originally but I don't recall ever coming across that feature/option. Also, I definitely do not wanna erase/reformat my 128 GB SD card (that's about 3/4 full) ...
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Where does Android store information about adopted storage?

I only know that key to decrypt the storage lies in /data/misc/vold. Is there an fstab-like file where additional information about adopted storage are kept? I'm specifically looking for a value by ...
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Keep Apps on SD card

So I'm using Android 7.0 (build nr. NRD90M.G935FXXU1DQH5) on a Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge. Whenever I update an app that I've moved to SD card, I need to move it back to SD card after the update. This is ...
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Storage space running out when using adoptable storage

I'm using adoptable storage in Android 8.0.0. I have a persistent notification that says "Storage space running out. Some system functions may not work." Settings > Storage shows this: Attempting to ...
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Where is adopted storage mounted?

Where in the filesystem is the mountpoint for the adoptable storage partition?
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How I can use SD card as internal memory?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Prime+ - SM-G532F device running Android 6.0.1. The problem I am facing is that. My device has very low internal memory, whenever I try to install more then 3 normal ...
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Get data from corrupted SD card Android 6.0

My micro SD card (set as adoptable storage) was corrupted while I was using my phone (Wiko Tommy with Android 6.0) during a trip. Probably because of a writing error on the filesystem, I guess. I ...
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How to grant access to External Storage on Android?

I am using Lineage OS 14.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-i9152 ; codename : crater). I am trying to download some apps through the APKPure App and whenever i tap the "Install" button ; i get the ...
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How to add adoptable storage on android 6

I read an article claiming that on android 6, it is possible to format an SD card as adoptable storage (about time). I have an ASUS Zenfone, with a PNY 128Gb SD card. I have used an identical card ...
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Linux Deploy ext4 and Adoptable Storage

Edit: I created an issue in the Linux Deploy project. I have a smartphone with the following settings: And the following SD: Ok, it's not a good SD, but that's what I have for today... I was ...
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Does ZTE prevent the use of adoptive storage with Marshmallow?

I was trying to format a 32 GB Samsung SD card for adoptive storage in a ZTE Z815 running Marshmallow, but the only option is portable. What's going on here?
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repair SD-card after Marshmallow

everyone I used the feature in Android Marshmallow, format SD card as internal, and I have 3 devices all the same feature available. after a while I made a factory reset for the devices, and the SD ...
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Moto G3 (android marshmallow) not detecting SD card anymore (solution?)

About a month ago the Moto G (3rdGen) of my wife was not able to recognize the SD-card 32GB Trancend premium 400x (which was formatted as adoptable storage) anymore. On this card were very important ...
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Transfer adoptable SD card to another ROM

Is it possible to use an adoptable SD card on another ROM, by copying the encryption key located at /data/misc/vold/*.key? According to the Android documentation : .. Keys are associated with ...
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Is it possible to migrate an SD card formatted as adopted storage to a new phone without reformatting?

My phone (Moto X Pure 2015, a.k.a. Clark) hates me. It's a refurb that I doubt was properly fixed, which was a replacement for my last one that had a bad USB port, but the issues didn't start until ...