Questions tagged [sd-card]

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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App not installed error (internal storage)

I've moved my few apps to micro sd card now that card has been corrupted so I removed it. but now I'm not able to install those apps in internal storage which were moved to SD card.
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My android phone can detect an SD Card but won't show all the photos from my gallery

I use an ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie Android 8.1.0 with a Sandisk Ultra 64gb micro SD. It was only today (14 Jul 2019) that my gallery wasn't showing ALL my photos. Camera photos, my reaction meme folder (I ...
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mounting multiple ext4 partitions in Android 7+

I am doing away with exFat for my Microsd card after all my pictures decayed , corrupted and the directory was locked. I cant seem to write into a specific directory. chkdsk will just plain abort ...
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Should I get A1 or A2 spec'd Micro SD card for my phone?

I'm currently running with Samsung EVO Micro SD card in my phone (GT-i9195 or serranoltexx) in Adotable storage mode. I'm looking for a faster card to improve performance. I was about to get Sandisk ...
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I upgraded to a larger SD card and some apps can't see the transfered data

I haven't been able to find a way to get the new SD card to work like the old one does. My Call Recorder app (by Appliqato) is set to store saved calls on the SD Card. The call recording app cannot ...
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Error when attempting to create a partition in MicroSD card for internal storage

After an internal storage SD card being bumped out of the physical socket, many internal files were lost/corrupted. I fixed them and reformatted the SD card out of system memory, however now when ...
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To recover my pictures from sd card

How do I get my images back from sd card and I het a notification "tap here to transfer media files sd card" and it tells that i have encrypted my sd card in another device, where i didnt do such
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Android storage errors, cannot write files, app keeps stopping?

My Android phone runs 8.1, model ASUS Zenfone Live V. I have 15.06 GB/16 of internal storage and roughly 11/128 on an microSD card. (I checked with ASUS when I bought it, it is the max storage and ...
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Apps on SD-Card moved back to device storage after being updated on Samsung Galaxy A3?

When an app that's located on the SD card is updated, the app is moved back to the phone. This happens on my Samsung Galaxy A3. I know I'm supposed to put the default storage location to SD but I ...
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photo upload problems

i click " upload photo" and this message always appears" grant external sd permission to proceed". iI click " take photo" and this message always appears " grant camera permission to proceed".
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Cannot move app to SD card: “Not enough storage space”

Disclaimer: There are many similar questions, but: 1) No answer there helped me, 2) This one provides additional info and questions, 3) Others seem to be related to Android versions < 8, so the ...
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I can't permanently delete or download files

Whenever I try to permanently delete a photo in my photo gallery, I get a message saying "Can't delete from device." I've tried deleting files by plugging my phone up to my computer, but the files ...
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how could I store Big file (30G of like) on an external SD?

I need to store on an android tablet or phone some big file : about 30G. To be read by an app as a database. but because of Fat32 simple copy just fail after 2G. Could I format my external SD under ...
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SD Card unmounts automatically

Each and every time I restart my phone, a Samsung Galaxy Duos version 5.0.2, the SD card unmounts itself. What could be the problem and what should I do to stop this. Whenever this happens all the ...
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How to prevent apps from storing cache on SD card?

Objective: Keep all the data in phone (including SD card) protected unless it is decided otherwise. What other way I have tried (and failed): Using Adoptable storage. This is what I did with my ...
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Can I delete ._ files off my micro sd card?

I copied files from my Macbook onto a micro sd card for use with my Android device, but there are duplicates of every file I copied over with the "._" extension. I know that these are resource fork ...
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How to make Line save pictures & videos to the SD card?

Line is the application taking up most place of my internal storage ; this is because it saves many profile pictures and chat videos, to the internal storage. How can I tell it to save them to my SD ...
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MicroSD card file system keeps getting corrupt for no obvious reason

Since when I got my current phone (May 2018) I had to reformat my MicroSD card about 3-4 times, probably because of file system corruption. (It's a SanDisk 8GB one, for those who are wondering. And ...
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SD card not detected

My ZTE Maven 3 suddenly lost all data on SanDisk 8 GB and I don't have a way to back up & reformat. I then bought a new SanDisk 32 GB card and now my phone will not even acknowledge that the new ...
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App permissions say Voice Recorder can modify contents of SD card but VR won't let me record to it

Therefore, when I try to set the recording location to somewhere on the SD card, I'd expect to be allowed. And yet: I tried the bare 9016-4EF8 folder, the Android folder in it, the data folder in ...
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Why the apps cant find files on sd-card?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 7 with Android 8.0 and a external sd-card 64GB. Since few weeks apps can't reach files on the sd-card anymore such like images and maps. Also my ES file explorer can't see them....
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Boot from SD or external hardware device?

I've tried researching this before, but was unable to encounter an answer. Can you boot a rooted device through USB-C, SD, or something? I'm currently running a Galaxy S9+ and want to keep Android Pie ...
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I can't write to my sd card

Some unknown file types appeared with weird name but significant size(one is 1.8gb), also can't delete it. After i reboot my phone, they disappear along with some other files like my photos and videos ...
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How to transfer the data from my current sd-card to my new sd-card?

I got my Samsung Galaxy J3 crown in December and put my previous 64 GB card in it and used it for about 4 months. Then I got a 128 GB card and put it in my phone. I am unsure how to transfer ...
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Inserting incompatible SD card?

I have an Android phone which supports 32GB SD card. So, if I insert a 64GB SD card, I know that the device will not recognize it. But, if I create two partitions in the 64GB SD card (32GB each), will ...
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Deleted photos reappear after reboot, new photos dissapear

I try to delete all the pictures I have on my SD card. I just select all of them and click the trash icon. When I finish, I see an empty folder, as expected. I make a new photo. And then I reboot my ...
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Cannot save comments, highlights, etc. with Acrobat Reader for files on the SD card

I'm using an Asus Android device running on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). With Acrobat Reader, I'm able to save comments, highlights, etc. for PDF files in the internal storage. However, I can't do the same ...
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How can I move installed apps from the old microSD card to a new one, as I swap the cards inside my phone?

In my Android phone, I have moved some installed apps from the internal storage to a MicroSD card. Now I swapped the microSD card with another microSD card inside the phone. How can I move the ...
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Android 9 (Pie) sd external card conventions

My Moto g6 asked to reformat my SD card after the official Pie update. No app was able to access the SD card and only the System and Total Commander even recognized it. After Android formated, I could ...
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Why can't I see a folder in “/storage/emulated/0” on PC through MTP? [duplicate]

I use a banking app in my Android 8.1.0. All receipts are saved in /storage/emulated/0/APPNAME. I can see the APPNAME folder and the receipts on Android if I use an explorer app like Google Files. ...
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Why cannot I use my SD card for games on Android 8.0.0?

For some reason, I am not able to download apps onto the SD card that I have. It does show up as portable storage, but I cannot configure it to be internal storage. I have tried multiple online ...
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Accessing device with broken touch sensor and LCD using adb

After a drop, my phone's (Galaxy J3 6v) screen (both LCD and touch sensor) are completely unresponsive. I believe I have USB debugging turned on, but cannot be sure. I have a Linux machine with ...
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How do I check if my Android SD is encrypted?

I can't remember if I encrypted it already or not. How do I verify that? Under SETTINGS - SECURITY - ENCRYPTION, there is just "Encrypted phone", but nothing related to the SD card. The SD is NOT ...
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SD card is unwillingly used for apps

I'm having the reverse of the problem everybody is having with their internal storage management. So I have an SD card in my phone (xiaomi mi a1, android pie) which was never set to be internal/app ...
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What does it mean when appears a no Sim/SD Card when I turn on internet

I got a Lollipop 5017 A, and sometimes when I use the phone internet it appears a little ícon close to the internet one that shows a card with a diagonal risk as if the phone can't find the SD/SIM ...
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Play store error code 910 [duplicate]

Can someone tell me the sure fired way to remove error code 910 on play store so I can download my messenger app that I was trying to update?
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Mobicell Astro and Evo 32gb Plus SD card

Just bought this SD Evo Plus 32gb for a mobicell Astro phone (can take up to 32gb external memory). It reads the storage, when I format it as internal storage, it says the card is to slow might have ...
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Why are third party apps entirely excluded from USB OTG since Android 7?

Android KitKat rendered SD cards next to useless for writing, but did not affect USB-OTG at all. Android 6.0 put USB OTG into read-only, which can be a good thing, but sometimes, I want to write to ...
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Unable to Decrypt SD Card after reboot my Samsung s7 Edge?

I moved my important files in Encrypted SD card from my Phone & removed SD card for reboot the phone. After complete the reboot i am unable to find my files in encrypted SD card. When i put my SD ...
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Android Encryption Key in windows manual backup

I did a factory reset and then realized that I didn't decrypt my SD Card. I know that the data is probably lost, but I made a complete copy of the Internal Storage connecting the Samsung J5 mobile to ...
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What do I do to decrypt my SD card as I forgot the encryption pin set on Samsung J8

I have recently bought a Samsung J8 android phone and encrypted my external sd card with a pin number and now forgot it too. I can't figure out the encryption pin I have set on my sd card and now I ...
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microSD card performance issue

I have some microSD cards and I noticed a weird behaviour: larger microSDs give lower results! For example, using them on my Note 8, I get these results: Code: 64GB -> R: 70MBs W: 35MBs 128GB -&...
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Phone memory images stopped showing in the gallery

I'm using Zenfone max pro M1, while I was trying to edit a picture I saw that most of my pictures are not shown in the gallery then I suddenly went to the gallery app and noticed that the phone memory ...
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How to use SD card's full storage capacity?

I just bought a new 32GB mini SD card to make more space for my video files and put them into my phone. When I turn on my phone the system just mounts new SD card to /sdcard0, then it begin to use ...
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My dad updates his phone's software and now SD card is shown as unsupported

My dad has a HTC A9 and he updated to android 7.0 today. He always ignored the updates until now. So after the update the SD card started showing a unsupported. We have many photos and video there ...
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How to restore an encrypted SD card backup after factory reset?

I did a factory reset and then realized that I didn't decrypt my SD Card. I know that the data is probably lost, but I did make a complete copy of the Internal Storage. Is there a way to copy back ...
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How to transfer between SD Card and External Hard drive using Samsung S8 and NO PC?

I am on S8 Exynos (Custom ROM - Renovate ICE, LATEST). When I was using a S7 last time and had a USB OTG cable to daisy chain my SD card reader and USB hard drive, the connection dropped so frequently ...
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SD card became READ-ONLY

This is the 3rd time my sd card has become read-only. I can still transfer files from it but not into it. I have tried all methods in the internet such as Diskpart and other softwares. May I ask if ...
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Cannot clear app data

Specs Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo App based on this Google sample that works fine on other Galaxy S8 phones Question On trying to start from scratch on my app installed by APK file, I am ...
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I switched my internal storage to Sd card and it still won't let me download apps

My phone has little to no space so I used an sd card as internal storage. It says I don't have enough storage even though the sd card has 30 gigabytes left.