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Questions tagged [sd-card]

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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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SD Card Problem In Moto G3 Turbo Edition (2015)

My mother has been using the Moto G3 Turbo Edition for almost 2 years now. The device has 16GB of internal memory, but she is using an external Samsung Evo 32GB class 10 memory card as her INTERNAL ...
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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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What's the recommended procedure when you need to stop using the SD Card?

I have a ASUS Zenfone ZE520KL which has a hybrid card slot. I've been using one SIM card and one SD card for some months and now I need to use two SIM cards. I need to stop using the SD card so I ...
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Cannot read from encrypted external SD Card - writing works though

I have a new phone with Android 7 Nougat. After cleaning up the old phone and copying all data from the external SD card to my laptop, I inserted the card into the new phone. It reported an error, and ...
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How to use an ext4 formatted sd card as external storage with working app permissions?

I'm using LineageOS14.1 (Android 7.1.2) on a Moto G 3rd gen I'm using a 64GB sd and my phone technically doesn't support it, it worked fine until I put more stuff on it and then it started to ...
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I can't find the directory 100ANDRO on my pc

I was wondering why I can not find the folder 100ANDRO that contains the pictures that I take with the smartphone if I connect the phone with the pc. I premise that this happens only with the ...
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Downgrade Android 6 Marshmallow version

Okay so in the first version of Marshmallow it was possible to move apps to the SD card without having to set it up as internal storage. Now they removed this feature, only allowing to move apps when ...
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How can I recover my SD card?

Is there a way to recover my SD card (for free)? I get a message that says it has been corrupted. Simply formatting it again hasn't worked.
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lollipop how to get music & photos on sd

I have Note 3 running android lollipop 5.0 How do I get my music and photos on to the 32Gb sd card? Note I do not want to move the apps just the data.
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Android 6.0, backing up SD card before reformatting

I use Vodafone Tab Prime 7 (Android 6.0.1; hardware remotely based on Alcatel One Touch) with 32GB Samsung SD card (almost 30 gb full). I was using in for a few months but now with all my apps ...
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Changing file permissions in SD card with my phone [duplicate]

I have arch linux on a SD card and I need to change a configuration file. I can only do it with my phone (Android 6.0 cyanogenmod based). Problem is that the file manager (I'm using cyanogenmod ...
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How do I move apps to my SD card?

Recently brought a new phone and put an SD card in it to store some of my apps but I can't move my apps from internal storage to SD? I've installed 2 apps since I got this phone so far and phone is ...
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Can a micro-SD card contain some encrypted and some unencrypted files?

I recently upgraded from Samsung GS5 to GS7 edge. I was encrypting the SD card in the old phone. I believe that it was decrpyted when I removed it, because it was on and running, and I unmounted it ...
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Offline translation files not recognized

When I try to use Google Translate offline, I get an error: Translation failed. Offline translation file not available. Please check SD card is inserted. In Settings-> Storage I could see ...
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Can't download application with storage full, even after attaching a micro SD card

The storage in my phone (it's a Huawei Honor 4C) is already full, so I inserted a micro SD card into it that has 8 GB available space. I tried many times to download applications but it didn't. What ...
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Move app data (on /data/data) to SD card?

This is my first post so plz be easy on me 😜 I bought one of those budget phones that claimed to have 4gb of internal storage... But it looks like there is only 1.08GB. I removed all bloatware and ...
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Lineage OS : SD card as internal storage

I have set SD card as internal storage on custom ROM Lineage 14.1. Today, I have installed a official nightly, no issues during installation(on twrp, I cannot read external SD card). And, after reboot ...
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Mounting external sd-card on rooted Android 7.1 tablet fails, but only if partition not empty

Edit: I have tried mounting the sd-card with an empty ext4-partition, and it worked just fine, but after I ran debootstrap on the sd-card, the problem reappeared with identical symptoms. I want to ...
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New sd card doesnt work in my Android Alcatel one touch phone

I purchased a new sd card for my Android phone to increase memory. Its a 32 gb card, but my phone still says not enough memory when I try to download an app. I tried selecting sd card and it shows 32 ...
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Samsung GT-S 5300

sd card: total space: unavailable available space: unavailable mount sd card: insert sd card- Format sd card: my problem is that sd card is inside but it keeps telling me to insert it. How can I ...
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TWRP not recognize my sdcard

I've ported a twrp 3.0.2 to my device (kitkat 4.4), all works nice, but when I try press backup, and select store, only shows the internal store... Device description: Azumi a50c+ with rom Kitkat 4.4....
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Eject SD card via ADB

Is it possible to emulate physical eject/cut power supply for SD card in Android via ADB terminal? What I'm looking for is something similar to the functionality achieved on GNU/Linux for USB devices ...
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Mount sdcard partition as /data

I originally wanted to comment here to ask a clarification question. But as I haven't enough reputation and it seems there isn't any private messaging possible, I opened this new question. The device ...
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How to move installed apk from phone memory to sdcard on android 6.0.1 without root

Move installed apk from phone memory to sdcard on android 6.0.1 without root and install new apk to sdcard. My device is Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500H os updated to 6.0.1). Phone's memory is too small ...
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Have a Moto g play believe 4th gen…

And when I go into storage my SD card doesn't show. I removed and put back in then it shows for a bit then randomly says ejecting SD card... Why is this happening and how do I fix it?
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Why does Thunar suddenly see SD card as empty?

For several days, I have been able to access the SD card of my phone from Thunar having installed libmtp via MTP. Now, when I go to Thunar to mount my phone, it does not show the files inside the SD ...
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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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Accidentally formatted SD Card, can all files be recovered?

The phone is rooted and the SD Card has been partitioned before. I was trying to adjust the partition size using Apps2SD but it ended up formatting it. Is there any way I can recover the lost files? ...
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Apps install data in phone storage instead of sd card

This is really annoying me. I had deleted a 1GB game to free up space and install a game but I set all download and install locations to sd card but the app store downloads the game to the phone ...
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Saving in SD card

I have selected SD card as preselected storage space, but only the photographs I take are being stored in SD. Any other files, like Viber or Snapchat photographs, are being stored in phone's memory. ...