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This tag should only be used for questions generic to internal and external SDCards. Whenever possible, please use the more specific tags 'external-sd' and 'internal-sd'.

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Android SDCard ejected while recording video

I was recording video from my Samsung Galaxy S4, then the SDCard ejected by itself, Is it possible to recover the temporary file of the recording?
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Recover files i deleted on my sd card

I deleted music files off my sd mini card I use on my LG phone i don't have a pc how can I get those back
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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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How can I make Whatapp use the SD instead of internal storage on my Samsung Galaxy J5

I cannot find the option I had on my LG, where I could change in settings the preferred storage option of each and every app. My Whatsapp is quite large, because it's being used privately as well as ...
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Micro SD mobile 128 GB size limit overcome

Should I partition a larger than mobile size limit microSD card would all' partitions still be accepted by OS (Android) ?
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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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SD card problem when Downloading

I recently updated my Nokia 3 system to android 8, I have a space of 5 GB in my SD card and 6 GB internal. I had been using my SD card as internal storage before I updated my system. But now with ...
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DD fails beyond 2GB seek

When I try to use dd to flash images I see some issues when the seek value exceeds 2GB.(i.e. bs * seek >= 2GB). dd bs=512 count=8 if=sample.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0 seek=4194304 dd: /dev/block/...
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Can't format SD-Card as internal storage - Meta / Expand Android

I have a Xiaomi A1 with Android on it and I use my Samsung MicroSD Card Evo+ 128 GB, as an internal storage. For no reason, it's stopped working and asking me to format it. The issue is, the device ...
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Is there a way to stop android from creating folders on the SD card such as “Android” and “Download”. I have Android version 8

In sd card folder of android is automatically created always, is there any to stop it?
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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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Suddenly most of the files and folders in my sd card are now named “FSCKxxxx.REN”. How to fix this without root?

I connected my phone using USB in Mass storage mode(MSC) to a HUMAX TV receiver, and after I disconnect the phone, when I opened the sd card in a files explorer app, all of the files and folders were ...
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“App not found” for only applications in folders and on SD card

I rebooted my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge this morning, however, upon restart any applications that are on the SD card and in a folder get the message "App Not Found" when trying to launch. These apps also ...
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RCA Tablet Android 5.0 - Format SD card and transfer gallery from internal storage to sd card?

RCA Tablet Android version: 5.0 Could anyone answer.... How do I format an SD card to be portable storage and then transfer existing gallery from internal storage to the sd card so we can view the ...
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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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Missing internal SD card in /dev/block, phone won't start

Yesterday my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 froze I'd say. The phone was locked and when I attempted to unlock it, it didn't respond (black display, just the led blinking). So I shut it down with holding power ...
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Adoptive storage Samsung Galaxy Tab S , + others

I rooted the device and upgraded to Marshmallow 6.01. Then installed "Root essentials" and flashed "ASPlugin.zip". When i go to storage i now see 3 SD cards (there is only 1 - actually it took a lot ...
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How to format SD card as internal memory on Galaxy A3 Oreo?

The setting to format an SD card as internal memory was available since Android 6 I think, yet for some reason I don't have such option, the only operations available is "Format" and "Unmount", ...
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Remount sdcardfs to allow setting file permisions / ownerschips

I have a rooted OnePlus One running LineageOS 15.1 (Oreo 8.1). I am trying to adjust some file permissions/ownerships on the emulated sdcard partition. The partition seems to be mounted as an ...
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Adoptable storage for Samsung Galaxy J7 7.1.1 Nougat___ Solution for Thread 6.0.1 Marshmallow does not work

I recently upgraded to 7.1.1 Nougat on my Galaxy J7 Prime and I would like to adopt an SD card as internal storage. but it doesnt give me an option to this I formatted the SD card, there is no "...
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Play store apps cannot write to external SD Card in Android Oreo

My Galaxy S7 edge recently updated to Oreo. Now play store apps no longer have rights to write to my external SD card. I have followed app instructions about how to open a system folder chooser dialog,...
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Partition gets unmounted automatically in Android Oreo

I have Android phone running Oreo 8.1.0. I have two partitions in sdcard. One partition is ext4 formatted. I mount it using: mount -t ext4 -o rw /dev/block/mmcblk1p2 /data/sdext2 But after some time,...
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File copy from SD card fails

I try to copy one particular video file about 180Mb from SD card. First I just tried to download it from MTP, but copying to other location fails too at about 53%. I guess the card is damaged. So ...
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Write to SD card to android in Windows 10

Im trying to put some music on my SD card but i've left my micro sdcard reader at home. I do have my charger cable. I can see the files of the sd card on my laptop. But I can't write my music from my ...
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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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How to encrypt SD card on Nokia 6.1?

Is there any way to encrypt the SD card on Nokia 6.1? I didn't find any option to do it. (The current Android version is Android One 8.1.0) Product page: Nokia 6.1
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Access Android SD from Windows 7 via card reader

I want to backup my sd-card, before using it in my new phone. So I used a card reader to connect it to my Windows 7 notebook. Sadly the partition is not mounted to a drive letter, altough I can see it ...
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Location of files: Main Storage versus SD card

I'm trying to figure out what is stored where on my Android phone (an unrooted Samsung Galaxy S8 with an SD card). I can examine the phone's contents either via any of the several file manager apps I'...
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SD Card is not showing up filemanager

I'm using Moto G5 Plus (32GB) with the latest updates (Android version: 7.0 Security patch: April 2018). Somedays back I noticed something wrong with my SD card. It's not showing in file manager app(...
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Deleted “.exo” Folders

I've been trying to download YouTube videos so that I can watch it offline but every time I turn the connection off, the videos are not saved and I've been doing it for a lot of times already. ...
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Deleting files on SD card does not free up space on SD card

I'm facing this issue: When I delete a big folder, it's not deleted, but moved in "system data" instead, I remove the card, I plug it in my pc and my pc says that the device has to be checked for ...
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Internal 1.4GB VMEM of Samsung J2 2016(SM-J210F) is missing

First I will say what I did before I got this problem. I have rooted SM-J210F by following the instructions on XDA-Developers site. Rooting was successful. Then I started doing random things without ...
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Can android phones use micro SD storage in the same way they do internal storage?

Dose putting a micro SD card in your android phone allow the OS to mount the SD card and use the storage space the same way it would internal memory eg. photos taken on the phone would be saved to the ...
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External SD card is not working in Android phone

I used 8GB external memory card. Suddenly all data inside it is corrupt. Which means cannot read any data.It shows only it has 2GB size. For a solution : 1.Unmount it and insert it. 2.I format the ...
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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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Move Apps to SD card Huawei y5 2017

I bought Huawei y5 2017 with Marshmellow 6.0 and can not move Apps to SD card. How can I do so?. thank you
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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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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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Unable to move apps to SD card

My Android ZTE has a 32GB SD card. There is no option to transfer apps from my phone to this SD card. what am I missing?
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When I move apps to SD card, it said “App has stopped”

Everytime I move an app to SD card, it will say "App has stopped" and the icon changes. I keep on retrying to uninstall and install it again and again, but it's still the same. I don't want to lose my ...
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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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Freeing up phone storage after moving apps to SD card

Samsung A5:- I have moved a couple of "big" apps ( eg Netflix & BBC iPlayer) to the SD card. These are now shown as residing on external storage but the free phone storage hasn't increased ( even ...
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Can I designate a block device as the internal storage? [duplicate]

Everything was fine as long as I used CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4) on my HTC One S. I recently switched to LineageOS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) and since then couldn't use its non-removable 16-GB sdcard as ...
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format corrupted adopted storage

I need some help here. I've already tried googling for a solution but I haven't found anything that works. So, a while ago I got a micro sd on my moto g4 and formatted it as internal storage (...
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Can't write to my sd card

My phone model is GALAXY J7. I have a samsung 16 gb sd card. I can't move, copy or do anything from the sd card. I tried formatting it and this pops up, then the sd card unmounts itself. What should i ...
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App lock gives error SD card full, Unable to move video to app lock

The "App lock" app is giving an error saying my SD card is full and it is unable to move videos to App Lock. I am using a YU Yunicorn device, which has internal memory only, no Micro SD card. Is ...
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Android 7.1.1 showing insuficient space even with plenty of space in SD card formatted as internal

I have a ZTE Maven 3, it comes with 8GB of internal memory so i bought a 16GB microSD and formatted it as internal storage with the built-in android option to do so. Problem is, when i try to install ...
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All files of the internal memory are duplicated on an LG G6

I have an LG G6 (has Android 7.1. An update with Android 8.0 is announced but not avaliable yet) with an SD card. The SD card went corrupt for some reason and after a phone restart, all files in the ...
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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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Some disabled function on Huawei CUN-L21

usually I can free space on the internal memory of the phone in this way: settings - memory - internal archive - cached data (translation from Italian, excuse me). with my current phone, Huawei CUN-...