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An application that allows other installed apps to be stored on a secondary partition of an SD card rather than on a device's internal storage space.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro 2017 (SM-J730GM) doesn't seem to support partitioned SD cards

I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro SM-J730GM purchased at a Sanborns shop in Mexico, running Telcel's stock ROM, rooted, with TWRP recovery and Link2SD. A couple weeks ago I repartitioned my SD card in ...
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How to increase internal memory of the HTC Wildfire S finally?

I've been spending a lot of sleepless nights trying to fix this. I know there are a lot of threads like this on the internet, but I want to go a bit deeper. I have an HTC Wildfire S with only 512 MB ...
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Storage manager (SM) Partitioned Micro sd card but how to mount the extended partition and use it as internal storage.?

Question:- Storage manager (SM) Partitioned Micro sd card but how to mount the extended partition and use it as internal storage.? I purchased 6 months before, Samsung Galaxy s20 Fe with android 12 ...
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Moving apps to SD Card on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Android 12

I purchased 6 months before, Samsung Galaxy s20 Fe with android 12 with 128 GB internal memory and a 256 GB external Micro SD card. I am an IT freelancer professional, so I have a job is for testing ...
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How to create Mount script or Link2sd symbolic link in adoptable storage (format microsdcard as internal memory) any help

Question : How to create Mount script or Link2sd symbolic link in adoptable storage (format microsdcard as internal memory) any help I have an old mobile with upgrade of Android 6.0.1 marshemellow ...
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According to Link2SD I only have 2% system space left

I have plenty of space everywhere else. How can I fix this?
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How to change SD Card after moving apps using Link2SD?

I haven't used Link2SD yet to move apps, because there is one thing I'm confused about. Currently, I have a 2 GB SD card on my phone, but I'm thinking to buy another 8 GB card later. What will I have ...
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mount: mounting /dev/block/vold/179:98 on /data/sdext2 failed: Device or resource busy

When I open Link2SD, it asks to recreate mount scripts: I use ext4. After a reboot, when I open the linked application, it gets stuck and black screen till reboot. I use ext4 as the 2nd partition, ...
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Link2SD made apps unable to reinstall after SD card corrupted

I was using Link2SD and linked some of my apps to an SD card including internal data. Recently, the second partition somehow got corrupted. I deleted the partition and reformated it. Now I can't ...
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How to split Partition External SD card for adoptable & Portable without rooting?

My mobile device have OS Android 6.0.1 Marshellow Processor Qualcomm Family cortex a53 Machine arrch 64 Architecture arm cortex a53 External memory card 64GB ROM 16 GB MOBILE NOT ROOTED It have ...
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Link2sd, partition unmounted itself, can't mount back

I have Sony Xperia M2 (D2303), and i have had Link2sd for quite some time. A while back I created a partition in Minitool and mounted it as ext4 in Link2sd. Sometimes it crashed, but usually waiting ...
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Partition MicroSD card to exFat and Ext 4 for link2sd?

I've been poking around using GParted on my 128GB microSD card so it can use two partitions for link2sd. Problem is, no matter what I do, each time I place the card in my phone, it says that the card ...
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Use a disk image for Link2SD's 2nd partition

Well, this question is targeted for those few devices without support for an external SD card as well as merged storage, for example my Micromax Canvas Knight A350. I thought this up today: If we ...
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Issue with the Apps that are installed on SD Card after reinserting the SD Card

I am using an Xperia X10 mini pro (Android 2.1-update1). I rooted the phone and partitioned the 8GB SD Card into two parts. 1. ext3 2. FAT32. I installed Link2SD to move the apps to SD Card. This has ...
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Lins2SD app error: could not load library libsigchain.so. What does it mean?

I've a Lenovo A 7000 (64-bit) Android mobile. While using Link2SD app on my rooted mobile, I observed an error after trying to move an app to SD. It says: WARNING: linker: could not load library "...
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App2sd link2sd how to show mount view 2nd micro sd card ext2 partition

Question :App2sd link2sd how to show mount view 2nd micro sd card ext2 partition I had loaded twrp recovery (fastboot boot twrprexovery.img) in bootloader mode and installed SU and rooted and ...
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How to unlock view get app info "Move app to SD card" option locked missing in android 5.1.1

Question :-How to unlock view get app info "Move app to SD card" option locked missing in android 5.1.1? I have two mobiles of same company with different model both having same os android 5....
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Will linked moved apps to sd card through link2sd works after unrooted mobile?

Will linked moved apps to sd card through link2sd works after unrooted mobile? I want to move my apps to external sd card of my android 6.0 mobile it has option of formatting sd card to internal ...
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What's the best way to move files from SD card without the risk of losing any files?

So I'm running out of space and I'd like to use link2sd to move my apps to sd card. But before that I need to create a partition on my SD card, and to do that I would have to move my files from it and ...
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App Won't Load After Link /data/app to 2nd SD-Card Partition

Lenovo S920 Android 4.2.1 Basically, I want to link my /data/app to /system/sd/app (2nd SD Card partition). I have mount my 2nd partition on boot to /system/sd/app correctly. Here what I got when ...
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Losing partition on sd card

I have a 2GB sd card that I have partitioned with minitool partition wizard, Easus partition master and Gparted. Each time I create a 1.5GB fat16 partition set as primary and a 370MB ext2 partition ...
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How to disable automount of /dev/block/mmcblk1p2?

I installed link2sd then formatted my 2nd partition as ext2. Then I used link2sd to create mount script. Now,due to free version i'm unable to link internal data to this partition. So i removed the ...
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Restore disappeared apps on SD linked with Link2SD?

At some point Link2SD told me that it needed to regenerate the mount script, did it and offered a fast reboot option. This caused an endless boot loop which I escaped by checking the SD card (...
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Use sd card as internal storage and stop writing to internal memory for good

Smartphones seem to die after two years of usage, as if they knew that you just have paid the last instalment. The common reason seems to be the failure of internal memory. I'm desperately trying to ...
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How to move 7GB ext4 partition on external SD card to 30GB partition on another SD card?

I had rooted my Android Lollipop 5.1.1 phone and installed Link2SD and linked installed apps on ext4 7GB 2nd partition of external SD card of 16GB size . The apps installed occupied 6.5GB space and I ...
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Is there any way to recover data from 2nd SD partition?

From the beginning. I was using Link2SD in order to save up some internal memory, but today I noticed that all apps moved to to second partition (EXT2) magically disappeared. I don't want to repair ...
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EXT4 Mount gives this error "SELinux: mount invalid. Same superblock, different security settings"

I am trying to mount a second partition (ext4 ) for my apps ( I guess its a bit outdated with adoptable storage but then ext4 isn't accepted FS for adoption for external card ) . I am on 9.0 ( Pie ) ...
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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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app2sd link2sd nightmare ..all Fully Linked apps disppear

One advantage in using app2sd ( or link2sd ) was that if all your apps are totally linked when you swap out phones you would hope to 'carry' your apps with you and of course space savings to /Data ...
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Link2sd pkg error

I have problem with Link2sd app. When i'm trying to move any app to sd card following error appears. Any ideas how to fix it? Samsung galaxy J3, 5.1.1 Android
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Link2SD: mounting /dev/block/vold/179:66 on /data/sdext2 failed: No such file or directory

I am using a rooted Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 with the latest stock Android 6.0 ROM. I am trying to use a 2nd partition with Link2SD but so far I always get the same "No such file or directory"...
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Adoptable storage questions

I recently updated to marshmallow with cyanogenmod 13 to use the "adoptable storage" feature. I was disappointed to find out that that only some apps could be put on the adopted storage. I used ...
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Link2sd can't mount 2nd partition on lineageos

I have installed lineage os on a Samsung Galaxy S5. I tried to bring Link2SD to work. I gave it root access via the root add-on in lineageos. Link2SD complains about not being able to mount the 2nd ...
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Can't create a primary, not a logical partition in SD Card

1. Summary I can't set primary, not logical partition in my SD Card. After my attempts, I can't write anything to SD Card. 2. Hardware and software 2.1. Smartphone ARK Benefit S401, Android 5.1.1,...
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Moving pre-installed apps to SD-card (ROOTED)

i'm running a Moto E with android version 5.1 Lollipop, and since updating to this version of android I have had constantly so little space on the internal memory that I can't even update the pre-...
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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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Partitioned sdcard not working with link2sd

I have a 4GB SD card which is partitioned into 3GB and 1GB (Well it's not 1GB it's approx. 750 MB) (I used it through my phone 'cause i didn't have a reader and i used mini tool partition wizard) then ...
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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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Link2SD does not select second partition

So I partitioned my 32gb micro sdhc card with USB cable, both partitions FAT32, the bigger one set as active, and when I start Link2sd it doesn't ask me to select the file system of the second ...
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Link2SD doesn't work on Marshmallow: No such file or directory

Due to my displeasure with the new SD card as internal storage of Marsmallow, I decided to switch back to Link2SD, something which I had been using on previous versions of Android. However, there's a ...
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Map Whatsapp media to external SD on rooted Lollipop

I've wanted to create a symlink from the Whatsapp media folder on internal storage to external. So I installed FolderMount from XDA, which is claimed to work. Instead, what I've seen is that Whatsapp ...
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Link2SD is showing "mount: operation not permitted"

I have rooted my Sony Xperia M2 Dual (D2302) using KingRoot and it currently has Sony stock firmware (android 5.1.1, build: 18.6.A.0.182) with locked bootloader. I have checked the root availability ...
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I can't understand the error

I tried to delete ES File Explorer from my Lollipop 5.1.1. I have a system root and the explorer was a system app. In Link2SD app, it said frozen, so I thought it might be useless to keep it.Anyways I ...
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Tricking the file system to mount a LINK2SD drive as mnt/extsd

I've got a device that is using the brilliant LINK2SD to expand the system memory onto the SD......all good. As part of the implementation, the app mounts the two SD card partitions as: FAT32 /mnt/...
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Move WhatsApp media data to SD card

My WhatsApp folder (/data/media/0/WhatsApp) and in particular its media folder has grown very much. So I want to move it to my SD card. I have rooted my Samsung Galaxy S4 and created an ext4 partition ...
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How to partition the Internal SD Card using CWM Recovery?

How to partition the Internal SD Card using CWM Recovery to use with link2sd. I am using Sony Xperia SL.
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How can I install apps onto my 2nd partition of my SD Card?

I created a 2nd partition on my SD card. It has the FAT32 file system. Then I used Link2SD to create the mount scripts. In the settings, I changed the default install location to External. The below ...
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What's the perfect internal storage preserving technique? Does link2sd and data2sd interfere?

I have a rooted ZTE Blade with a fast 8 Gbyte SD card (it's fast enough, and partitioned to 6G + 2G) running on CM7, and I'm using LINK2SD, but I'm not perfectly happy with it. Altough, LINK2SD is far ...
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Link2SD error- "mount: Operation not supported on transparent endpoint"

So I just rooted my Concord II, and installed Link2SD. I partitioned my SD card with MiniTool, and made a Fat32 and a ext2, both primary. But when after opening Link2SD and giving it root access, it ...
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SD Card formatting problem

Hi I have a SD card 8 Gb and when I format it into 2 partitions (1 Fat32 and 1 ext2) My phone shows Unfortunatelycom.erricson.usbux is stopped My phone Sony Xperia Tipo St2l1 Strontium *class 4 *...