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exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table) is a Microsoft file system optimized for flash drives.

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no more space on device while writing to exFAT folder on MicroSD card

JasonR:/ $ su JasonR:/ # cd /stor*/emu*/0/WhatsApp JasonR:/storage/emulated/0/WhatsApp # cd Media JasonR:/storage/emulated/0/WhatsApp/Media # ls -al *.jpg -rwxrwx--x 1 root everybody 506827 2019-02-22 ...
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What happens when Android mounts a microsd card?

I've got a 256 GB microsd card which only works with my phone if its file system is FAT32. The issue I have with this, is that FAT32 only supports files up to 4 GiB, which is a bit low by today's ...
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Mounting exfat properly on android 5

I own Lenovo A10-70L tablet which I downgraded to Android 5.0.1 and rooted. Lenovo products don't support exfat, so I'm looking for a third-party solution. I'm planning to use encrypted containers on ...
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exFat on GT-9082

Is it possible to use a sdcard with the exFat on the Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 ? Is it possible without a custom ROM ? I am running Jellybean 4.2.2 on the stock ROM. I can upgrade to kikat on a non-...
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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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How can 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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Since which Android version is exFat supported?

Which Android version supports exFat, if at all? The web seems unclear about that. Thanks!
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How can I know which file system is used for my internal storage?

I want to know whether my internal storage is formatted as exFAT, FAT32, ext4, etc. How can I tell? I run rooted Android 5.0, if it matters.
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Is there an internal algorithm for calculating UUIDs of a flash filesystem?

I've been doing some experimenting with a MicroSD card formatted as ExFAT and have come across something that perplexes me. It seems that my new Android phone mounts the MicroSD card as /storage/[...
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Portable storage that handles for file size greater than 4GB

I have to frequently copy paste files that are greater than 4GB. With marshmallow, we have to either stick to vFAT/FAT32 to use as portable or use it as internal storage. Is it possible to mount exFAT/...
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mount.exfat-fuse mounts drive r/o

I'm mounting an external exFat drive on a rooted Android device (Amazon Fire TV/2) using the mount.exfat-fuse program. mount.exfat-fuse -o rw,umask=000 /dev/block/sda1 /system/test directory ...
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Would Android 4.3 mount exFAT formatted external SD card automatically without requiring additional software?

Would Android 4.3 mount exFAT formatted external SD card automatically without additional software?