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 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-...
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Phone doesn't see SDCard after doing 2nd partition

In this topic I mentioned that I'm going to change a phone. And it happened. I bought new SDCard and inserted it into new phone. My new Samsung saw this card perfectly. Using MiniTool Partition Wizard ...
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moving apps to sd card is prevented by Huawei EmUI 3.1?

I wanted to ask you a question. why can not I move the apps on my sd card? my phone is a huawei cun-L21, android 5.1. the option is shown, but it is disabled. because? while, with another sd card, I ...
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after restart all media are gone from gallery

(Im not an english user so ignore mistakes) I have an old gts5360 phone and I add new media to sdcard like photo,video,music,etc. all of this media after restart are gone and not showed up in gallery, ...
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Why won't Android recognize my micro SD card and how can I get it to?

I have an Acer Iconia A1-810 that is running stock Android 4.4.2 and I have a SanDisk Ultra PLUS A1 16 GB microSD card. I am having so much trouble getting the tablet to recognize the card. If I have ...
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Sd card COMPLETELY unrecognizable after rooting

Around a year ago, I rooted my Samsung Galaxy Tab T-113. I cannot find the respective rooting thread anymore, so I cannot provide any links :/ I do remember that the thread told me from the start, ...
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Android 7.0 - SD Card formatted as internal storage

My Wileyfox handset recently upgraded to 7.0 and I'm getting nowhere with their support. My SD card is formatted as "internal storage". Despite over 30GB of free space on the card, I'm unable to add ...
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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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SD card data not getting erased

I have Samsung Galaxy J26 with SanDisk 16gb memory card. Although the card seems ok I have facing one weird problem. If I delete something from the card and check the memory status it doesn't seem to ...
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How to decrypt an undecryptable micro SD card?

I encrypted my micro SD card and used it (and encrypted/decrypted it) without issue during some months. But one day, without explanation, my micro SD card is no more decryptable: the encrypt screen at ...
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PC-less, direct backup? (ADB apps+data, call logs, SMS, contacts, AndroidManifest, app metadata, settings, etc.)

How can these data be backed up directly in the phone itself (i.e. MicroSD, USB-OTG) without needing a PC? Is it also possible without Root? All SMS messages. Call logs. All contacts and phonebooks. ...
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After moving files to SD card, mediaserver keeps drinking battery juice until next reboot

Even if I move just one voice record (.ogg) or movie/picture file towards the SD card, the Android mediaserver/system_server keeps draining the battery, 2% per minute, and heating the device up ...
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SD won't encrypt or decrypt or work after removing phone battery

I removed my phone battery when the phone was on without turning it off first, my SD card was encrypted, so now I cannot access my SD card contents on my phone while phone detects the SD card. ...
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“Format as Internal Storage” option no longer available

When I first inserted my SD card, it showed a notification with an "options button." I proceeded to format the card as external, portable storage, although the system storage format option was ...
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MicroSD card not recognized anymore by Android phone

Recently, I purchased a 32Gb Kingston MicroSD card for my Alcatel Onetouch Pixi running Android 5.1 with all the latest available updates. When I first inserted the card, everything worked as ...
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Using SD card from Android 7 in Android 6

I got a new 'phone, with Android 7. I don't like it and plan to continue to use my Android 6 phone. When I put the SD card into the Android 7, I vaguely remember something about it formatting - and ...
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problems with SDCard after partitioning

I'm using a rooted XPeria Z1c. Recently I got myself a bigger SDCard (128 GB) and I decided to use 2 partitions. I started 'adb shell' then partitioned the card using sm partition disk:<disk_id>...
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Transcend SD card recognized as SanDisk card

Recently I bought a Transcend SD card (32 GB) for my HTC One E8 dual sim, but Android recognized it as SanDisk card. Besides, I noticed that in Google Photos it sometimes takes too long to move ...
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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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Link2SD | 1st partition not working / not showing / not detected

My problem is, that I can't see the 1st. partition in the storage informations. Hardware: Sony Android mobile phone (don't know exactly the model; is my girlfriends) Android 4.2.2 Samsung PRO Plus ...
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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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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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Damaged SD card, chkdsk not working

MY SD card is damaged and not formatting. I tried chkdsk fix but its not working, have a look C:\Users\subhn>chkdsk g: /f The type of the file system is FAT32. Volume Serial Number is EC22-1DA0 ...
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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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Can an encrypted SD Card be recovered? [duplicate]

My hopes aren't very high for this one but here's how my problem goes: I am using an LG V10. Over the summer, its motherboard decided to die and it was replaced. Therefore the external SD card I used ...
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Is it possible to use usb drive/sd card as internal storage?

Phone internal storage is damaged and unavailable. Is there any other way to fix the phone than replacing internal storage (or entire motherboard), perhaps using usb drive or sd card?
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Change video timestamp on non-rooted device?

I thought I'd be clever and compress some old video files taken with my phone camera using the Video Dieter 2 app. It worked fine, except the new files have new (random) names and their modified ...
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Termux write to SD card

Android 5 Termux 0.54 Not rooted, no wish to $ pwd /storage/sdcard1 $ id uid=10096(u0_a96) gid=10096(u0_a96) groups=1015(sdcard_rw),1028(sdcard_r),3003(inet),9997(everybody),50096(all_a96) $ ls -l ...
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Can't put downloaded apps in my SD card

I have a LG Tribute 5 with 8 Gigabytes of total memory. I had been getting the annoying box that says "Storage space running out". I bought an SD card and put all my pictures and music in it. For ...
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How to decrpyt & extract data from encrypted removable SD card from another device?

My Xperia z5 died for an unknown reason and I had to send it for repair. I had an SD card inside for my pictures and kept it home. After a longer time, Sony sent me a new phone. Happy, I put back my ...
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Encrypted SD card failed after S5 restart

As I can't get my Samsung S5 connected to my Debian 9.1 with KDE machine over MTP I had to use KDE Connect to copy over files. I then had to move the files from my internal storage to the SD card. I ...
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okay, what about the pictures on my SD card?

Will I be able to see my pictures on my home computer if they've been on an encrypted SD cell phone card? If that answer is no, that means I won't be able to use my SD card to make any prints of my ...
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How to dump Android's external SDcard that is used as internal memory?

although StackExchange sites have helped me a lot in the past, it's now the first time to actively post a question here. I have an issue with my Motorola Moto G which is running with Android 7.1.1 (...
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Unable to get bluestack downloaded data

I installed Bluestacks and I am trying to access files downloaded via Bluestacks but I seem not to find these files (folder is empty). I have also installed ES file explorer . Can anyone provide a ...
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How can I get Google Photos app to see old/other photos stored on SD card?

On my wife's LG G5 she uses Google Photos as her choice of photo gallery app. She took photos until her device memory filled up, so I bought her a micro-SD card. I went into File Manager and moved all ...
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What is the .android_secure Folder?

On my currently working Android 4.4 phone, much of my apps and data is on a MicroSDHC card and I am trying to find what to preserve and port to a new phone. As I am trying to move from an old phone to ...
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How do I reset my phone without losing everything?

I have an Alcatel Dawn phone and it's lagging and turning on and off. I want to reset it but I will lose my photos and contacts. I don't have an SD card. I don't know which one I should buy or where I ...
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Phone crash caused my app icons to dissapear?

My phone crashed a few minutes ago and when I turned it back on, the majority of my app icons were gone. I could open then from the app store and it said they are installed but the icons are just gone?...
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“Insufficient Storage Space” problem with Titanium Root, preventing backup

I'm in a pickle I have no idea how to fix. I turned off the often suggested "Mount Namespace Separation" option in SU, and it doesn't work with this issue. I uninstalled/ reinstalled Titanium Root, no ...
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Is it possible to use MicroSD socket as a generic expansion card slot?

Considering that I have: Android phone with MicroSD slot (non-rooted) A microcontroller with SDIO & SPI interfaces support Is it possible for an app which is running on non-rooted device to ...
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How to move audio files from internal storage to external SD card permanently?

OK so, I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime and just recently have purchased an SD card. I want to move 117 audio files from my internal storage to (external) SD card without having those files on my ...
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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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Moto G3 (android marshmallow) not detecting SD card anymore (solution?)

About a month ago the Moto G (3rdGen) of my wife was not able to recognize the SD-card 32GB Trancend premium 400x (which was formatted as adoptable storage) anymore. On this card were very important ...
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What specifies the maximum supported sdcard capacity of a mobile phone?

I often see this in mobile phone specifications: "microsd card supported, up to 32gb" Is this limit really real? Does it depend on hardware or software? How to know for sure (e.g. using a software) ...
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SD card unexpectedly removed

Here is my issue. I was moving data (photos and videos) from my smartphone's inner memory over to my Micro SD card with 16 GB of memory, a close-to-daily process in which I've never encountered any ...
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Free up space problem

My android device is lava v2s. I have sufficient space of 5.67 GB on my SD card and even of 263mb but, still, when I want to download any app from Google Play Store, it is saying to free up space. It'...

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