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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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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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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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/data/sdext2 mount not found link2sd

I installed cm 7.2 stable (android 2.3.) frome here. Then i followed this guide to prepare my sd card for link2sd. Then i installed link2sd on my phone and created mount script for the ext2 partition. ...
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S2E/Link2SD and all other apps get corrupted?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace powered by the official CyanogenMod. I don't know what caused this issue but it has happened twice already. Once on Link2SD, the other while using S2E. And on both times: ...
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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I am trying to mount a second partition (ext4 ) for my apps ( I guess its a bit outdated with adoptable storage but then ext4 isn't accepted FS for adoption for external card ) .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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Android won't mount SD card after using link2sd

I'm extremely inexperienced when it comes to using link2sd but my basic understanding before using it was this: I partition my 16GB SD card to FAT32 (about 12GB) and Ext2(about 4GB), link2sd uses the ...
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How to calculate size for 2nd partition for Link2SD / Apps2SD?

I've moved to Marshmallow (CM13) and unwittingly fallen victim to its regression in support for apps stored on the external SD card (since adopting external SD as storage is not option), so now I'm ...
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Getting "App2SD is not supported" error when trying to move an app to my SD card

I’m using an Android LG Tribute phone, which I have rooted. I want to move some apps to my SD Card and so I installed the “LInk2SD” app (because there was no “Move to SD Card” for any of my ...
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link2sd. Most Apps were gone after restarting

I just rooted my phone and successfully link all movable apps to my external sd's 2nd partition (ext4) using link2sd. I did a restart and everything's fine, same on the second restart... but the ...
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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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Why are there so many duplicates on my phone after using Link2SD

I have noticed that the internal storage of my tablet is filling up even though I have tried to link as many of the apps as possible to the SD card using Link2sd. I did a quick search for duplicates ...
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Android reboots permanent after i activated OBB Move in Link2SD, data is aviable

I activated OBB Move in the Link2SD app (I don't know exactly what it does, but I already asked the developer, he hasn't answered yet) and then I had to reboot. After I rebooted the system worked ...
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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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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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Can't access external SD Card in TWRP after Link2SD

Ever since I partitioned my SD card for Link2SD, TWRP has been unable to read it. CyanogenMod 12.1 views it fine, but TWRP just shows the card as being 0MB, and freezes when you try to select it. Is ...
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link2sd app size incorect

Hi I was wondering someone here had a solution to my problem. I have rooted my tablet, created a ext4 partition and installed link2sd. I did this because I kept running out of space. The problem I am ...
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Link2SD fails for application updates

I have rooted my Xperia M and installed Cyanogenmod 11 (Android 4.4.4). Since the internal memory of my device is limited, I am using Link2SD (3.5.2 free) to link apps on my SD card. The problem I am ...
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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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Installing Google text-to-speech hd voices on sd card

I use the Google text-to-speech engine and it has the option to download high quality voices. Those are about 250 mB per file, and i barely have any internal memory left after i download them. Is ...
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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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android updated system app, how to remove the "updated" status?

link2sd can list all updated system apps. as this screenshot shows. I thought that link2sd categorize an app as UPDATED when it finds the same app in /data/app and /system/app. So I deleted the ...
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Link2SD - Lost first SD partition

I've been running Link2SD on a year or so with no issues. I use an 16GB SD card with a 1GB second partition. I have most of my stuff linked to SD, but a few apps I just left on the first SD card ...
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Internal Memory getting low despite apps are moved out using Link2SD

There might be similar questions. I don't want to open those old question. This is what I have done: I have rooted my phone. I have installed Link2SD. It was working good. Suddenly I started to get ...
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how to lower boot up time? (many apps 122, rooted device)

[old subject: link2sd not mounting second partition, "quick restart" fails too] [IMPORTANT: boot time took 20 minutes, see at the end...] My phone suddenly reboot (while I was sleeping), ...
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How to add link2sd to cyanogenmod custom_backup_list.txt?

I'm using link2sd installed on /data Every time I update the CyanogenMod rom I need to recreate the scripts and reboot to recover all the applications that are on the ext3 partition. ¿Can I edit the ...
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Link2SD fails to mount after nandroid restore

Recently I happened to switch back to stock ROM in my LG P500. I used v2.3.3 (v20c) ROM from LG's site and installed wiping all partitions including my SD card. I then rooted using SuperOneClick and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 *...
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Storage issue doubt

My phone is micromax canvas magnus Android 4.2.1 Here are two pictures from the settings app... Why the storage shown for Apps(app data and media content) is different from the info i get after ...
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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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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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Link2sd showing app on sd but it is not

I have a query regarding the way Link2sd is supposed to work. I came across this today. As the screenshots show when entering the Link2sd app. The app is supposed to be linked to the sd card, but, if ...
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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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Is Link2SD completely safe on a rooted device?

I have a rooted device, and I was wondering: Is Link2SD app safe to allow root access to? Is it a scam or anything? Does it work as is says it does and does it actually save the stuff to the SD card?...
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Link2SD cannot mount second partition after re-flashing CM 11

After re-flashing a version of CM 11 I'd been using for a while with no problems on my Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, I can't get Link2SD to mount the second partition. I'd been using Link2SD with no ...
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Low space even though most apps are linked to SD card

I have link2SD and 90% of the apps are on the SD card. Yet I still only have a few MB left of space. I tried refreshing my e-mail and got a message "can't download more e-mails, delete some first". I ...
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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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link2sd not linking properly

I have a galaxy ace s5830i .I have done rooting and linking the sdcard after partitioning .But in the beginning it was working fine from few days back when i downloaded apps and link it to the (ext2) ...
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How to deal with link2sd?

I installed link to sd and moved apps without creating the 2nd partition , do I must unistall my apps (I can't move them to internal storage),If I can do a recovery please tell me how!
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