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Questions tagged [internal-sd]

For questions related to the "internal SDcard" used by some Android devices to increase the amount of available storage. For the external micro-SDcard, use 'external-sd'. See the 'storage' tag wiki for a full overview of available storage-related tags.

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Convert Internal Storage to Phone Storage

I have a Wiko Darkmoon running 4.2.2 (Wiko hasn't upgraded to 4.4 yet). The phone is advertised as having 4gb storage, which breaks down as Cache: ~123MB, /cache Internal: ~1008MB, /data Protect:~9MB,...
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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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Trouble moving apps to SD card

I followed the instructions mentioned in this site and I partitioned my 8GB SD card alloting 512 MB to my second partition. I then used Link2SD and linked all my apps to SD card. Every time I install ...
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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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Make the internal SD card storage act like normal Ext4 storage (with file system permission management)

Some people have apparently managed to get Ext4 formatted SD cards to work in their Android devices, allowing them to get file system permission management. I don't have an SD card in my phone, but I ...
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KDE Connect Cannot Use SD Card?

I'm using KDE connect from my Kubuntu 18.04 desktop to try and connect to my tablet (Tab A 10.1 running Android version 7). The internal SD card registers (I can see it) in Dolphin (File Explorer), ...
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Adoptable SD card in Nougat

I have recently formatted my SD card as adoptable/internal storage in android nougat 7.0. There is a option of ejecting the card. My question is, if I eject the card, would I be able to use it by a ...
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When I connect my phone to my PC it only shows SD card, no internal storage

The SD card is there (16 GB) but my internal memory isn't (16 GB). I also can't download files/apps, I can't share things on FaceBook due to internal storage, and going into a file manager doesn't ...
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How to mask USB OTG as SD card

I have a unique requirement wrt Youtube, MicroSD Card and USB OTG. What I am trying to do: I want to make use of Youtube offline feature where you can store a supported video offline (to view without ...
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How to swap external SD card with intenal one on rooted Ematic EGS102 tablet?

Today I rooted my Chinese tablet (Ematic EGS102), and opened its vold.fstab but I can't find the line that points to the internal memory. This is what I found: (Click image to enlarge) All I know is:...
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`/data` and `/sdcard` use the same block device?

My OnePlus 3 is in a pretty weird situation. I deleted the contents of /sdcard on an adb shell while my phone was running TWRP via: # rm -r /sdcard* I also deleted the hidden files files but they ...
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Is there a way to force apps to use internal memory only?

I have a Sony Xperia U, and my 8GB of memory are divided in three parts: 2GB phone memory, 4 GB internal memory (replacing the MicroSD slot) and 2GB that I haven't really figured out about. I don't ...
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SD Card Suddenly Stopped Working — Cannot Remove Read-Only Attributes

My SD card suddenly stopped working in my Motorola Moto E2, running Android 6.0. When I insert it, it just says "checking..." for ages, then says that it's not inserted. I then removed the card and ...
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Using a 128GB MicroSD card with a device with 64GB maximum?

Samsung's specs for my Galaxy S3 say: 128GB MicroSD cards probably didn't exist when this phone was made. If I insert a 128GB MicroSD card, will the card: "not function at all" or will it: "work ...
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Mount entire internal sdcard (/mnt/sdcard2) as /data

Duplicate/extension to this question : Mount a folder from external sd as /data The device is micromax a110 and it has an internal SD card which has it's own /data partition along with other ...
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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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Samsung J5 : Use SD card as internal memory

I'm actually trying to use my SD card as internal memory on my Samsung Galaxy J5 with 6.0.1 android version. I saw some post on google and i follow this tutotial : http://www.phonandroid.com/galaxy-...
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Can I desolder the internal memory from a Samsung Galaxy SIII and move it to a Samsung Galaxy SII?

My SGIII phone has an issue with the main board and will not start at all. Can I desolder the internal memory and move it to a Samsung Galaxy SII? Or is there any other way to retrieve the ...
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Insufficient Storage - SD Card used as Internal Storage

I've formatted my SD card to be used as the internal storage on my LineageOS phone (Android 7.1 - HUAWEI Y5). When I attempt to install anything from the play store I am unable to. Accessing the ...
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How to dump and recover sdcardfs

Sdcardfs is a virtual file system in Android or some Linux systems. It is implemented using FUSE. It is called Android's 'adopted storage', is used in virtual sdcards, or protected partition areas. (...
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How to Transfer Files on to a Phone When PC No Longer Recognizes it?

I just finished setting up a 128gb MicroSD card as internal storage for my Samsung device. However, I tried to copy files from the back up I made for the SD card on to my phone but now my PC shows ...
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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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I can't find the directory 100ANDRO on my pc

I was wondering why I can not find the folder 100ANDRO that contains the pictures that I take with the smartphone if I connect the phone with the pc. I premise that this happens only with the ...
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Recovering a video that was deleted from a micro SD card after a factory reset

I have an LG G5. I recorded a video interview I had with Bruce Campbell. The video was slightly over 20 minutes long recording at 1080p at 60fps. I noted while it was recording that the video was ...
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Microsd card slots: shared vs dedicated - What is the difference?

When I look at detailed specifications of android devices sometimes it is possible to filter them by choosing if a microsd card slot is shared or is dedicated. Unfortunately I am not able to find a ...
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Where do Android apps store data that survives uninstall?

TL;DR On non-rooted devices, where do Android apps store data that survives uninstall? Backstory: I installed an Android app a couple months ago and configured it to my liking. After a couple weeks, ...
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Move apps to internal SD card

My phone has 3 storage spaces available: Internal storage - Internal storage for the OS and non-movable apps (1GB) Phone storage - Integrated SD card (~1GB) SD card - Removable SD card When I got to ...
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Deleted storage/emulated/0 file and lost access to all files

The phone is HTC DESIRE 820Q running on Android 4.4.4. I was cleaning up my files using the PC and I accidentally removed storage/emulated/0 file completely. I can no longer access images, music or ...
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How has USB File Transfer changed in Android changed over the years?

In Windows I remember many years ago when I got my first android that USB connection seemed to work more like a flash drive. You could do multiple things at once without it saying the device was busy....
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SD Card Problem In Moto G3 Turbo Edition (2015)

My mother has been using the Moto G3 Turbo Edition for almost 2 years now. The device has 16GB of internal memory, but she is using an external Samsung Evo 32GB class 10 memory card as her INTERNAL ...
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How to make SD card internal storage on android 7.0?

I have an LG Stylo 2 and the option to change internal storage to SD card isn't there.. I tried ADB method in this article [How to format to SD card1 But nothing happen. Any other ideas?
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SD card and internal storage

I've been having problems with my two storages. I can't move some of my installed apps to SD Card. My internal storage is full. I can't move an app from internal storage to SD card. There's nothing ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy 3 Apollo I58001 | Limited Internal memory problem

How do I solve the Limited Internal memory problem in my Samsung Galaxy 3 apollo I5801 device? It has android 2.2 froyo and a 8gb micro SD card. I want to move the apps which are not by default ...
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Unbricking a FRP-locked phone while leaving it rooted

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace SM-J111F running the stock ROM in Android 5.1.1. I used this XDA-Developers guide to root it. The reason it's rooted is so I could format the attached SD card as ...
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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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Issues with downloading Amazon Prime Videos to sd card partitioned to work as internal storage on galaxy s5 running marshmallow

I have two issues: I recently added a SD card to my s5 running Marshmallow, and used ADB to convert the card partially to internal storage (I partitioned the 64GB card to allow 25% for portable ...
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replace internal memory

Is it possible to replace internal memory of a android phone ? How difficult it is? Is internal memory part of System On Chip itself, so that it is next to impossible to remove them ? Have anybody ...
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Recovering photos from internally formatted SD card

All of a sudden my internally formatted SDCard in Android 6 stopped being recognized. I'd done all the usual things, checked pin connections, checked it for errors, but nothing recognized it, so I ...
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How to restore damaged Internal SD card partition layout? Tried everything

I have Samsung S 3 mini. I did something really bad to my INTERNAL SD CARD partition layout. As I remember correctly, I tried to repartition my External SD card via fdisk right on Android via 'adb ...
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moving my google play books to my sd card

How can I move my play books to my SD card? It does not appear I can do this through File Manager. Galaxy Tab Pro / Android version 5.1.1
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How do you move an app from the internal sd card to the external sd card

Can someone answer my problem? I have a digital2 deluxe II tablet containing an internal storage of 1.97 gb and an internal sd card of 3.74 gb and it's kinda full and my problem is I have an external ...
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HTC One internal storage performing very slowly

Using A1 SD, I can see that my HTC One (M7)'s 'internal SD card' (ie, the embedded storage) is incredibly slow compared to other benchmarks listed by anonymous users for the same phone. I'm only ...
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Data stored on external SD card is factored into “internal storage” calculation

I have an HTC One M8S, running Android 6.0.1, HTC Sense 7.0. Internal storage on this phone is 16 GB. I have installed a 64 GB SD card. My issue is that "Play Store" keeps telling me there is not ...
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X8 mini, use phone storage for apps

I have an iOcean x8 mini. I am getting insufficient storage error when trying to install apps. So I went to my settings - data storage and see this. So there are 2 storages in my phone. The apps are ...
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Why do we need emulated sdcard?

Why is there an "emulated sdcard" in Android? I suppose it is located on the same internal flash memory (there is only on physical default memory, right? (excluding separate physical sdcards of course)...
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How to read the data of a SD card configured as “Internal Storage”

I have made a factory reset in my moto g2(Android 6.0) after removing the SD card which was configured as Internal storage. After the reset, my phone is unable to detect the SD card and asks to format ...
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why Android Mobile phone drive folder is not visible in my computer?

when i connect my infocus mobile with my desktop through data cable. only Driver Setup file opened. Internal memory drive not visible in the desktop. but till yesterday its working properly. today i ...
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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 prevent apps from using my SD for its data?

So, as you all know, even though they are they're installed in internal app memory, some apps tend to store some of its data in internal SD and some in external SD card. (To be more precise, in "/...