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Questions tagged [sd-card]

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Why app data isn't on sd card even if android says its on sd card?

"Data on SD Card 2GB" / SD Card is almost empty Can I do something with this without rooting phone? It's same for other apps with app data.
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Invoke /system/bin/sdcard manually via terminal

I am trying to mount an EXT4 formatted SD card under Cyanogenmod 13.1 (Android 6.0.1). So far, I have setup scripts to mount the card at /mnt/ext_sdcard during boot. My current understanding is that ...
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Unsupported SD format renders my micro SD card useless. Is there a way to fix it?

I have just flashed a new ROM and the microSD card is gone. It appears in the notifications as "unsupported SD card". Is there a way to fix it?
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questions about an SD card

I encrypted my cell phone with my SD card in it. Recently my phone was stolen I managed to get it back but they stole my SD card. So I was wondering even though they stole my SD card would my files ...
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How Can I Burn .IMG to Another MicroSD Card WITHOUT Root

Long story, I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and the only device I own that can write a Raspbian image to MicroSD is my Android phone. I have copied the image from my laptop to my MicroSD, but I am ...
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Micro SD card stopped functioning after inserted when phone on. Android and Windows recognize the card, but can't read it. Can I recover my data?

Android and Windows say I have to format the card in order to access it, but I don't want to lose my data. I have tried to read the card with Recuva and iCare Card Recovery Pro, but they can't access ...
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S3 On CM 14.1: Made SD Internal Storage, Reversed, Now “Empty” Internal Shared Storage On PC

I have a Galaxy S3 on CM 14.1 (Android 7.1.1). I formatted the SD Card as internal storage. Then I couldn't access my internal storage from my PC, so I switched back. I formatted the SD Card to ...
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Unable to read internal storage/SD card on Samsung Grand Prime Plus

so I follow a tutorial for setting my SD card as part of Internal storage with adb. Here is a photo of how it looks like: As you can see, I have 7.88 gb used out of 37.47 gb and my device tells me I ...
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sd card is empty when using su

I have strange issue. I've just installed Supersu. With regular user (not su ) the sdcard shows all contents as usual, But on doing su , I see (with "ls") that /sdcard is empty (though it is not) !...
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Is it possible to copy from SD card reader to USB memory stick directly?

I'm looking for an easy way to backup SD cards full of photos on a trip. I have a 3-port USB hub, and can mount an SD card reader to copy photos to my phone running Cyanogenmod. But if I hook up the ...
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Memory card is not working .!

I have bought Sandisk 32 GB MicroSD class 10 for my Lenovo Phab Plus . I am facing a problem . Card is need to be format Everytime I insert it after I connect it with my PC . It's working fine in PC , ...
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Can't write to Micro SD portion

So I have a 16GB SD card in my Samsung S5. And I was copying some files over and the copying stopped, saying I don't have enough storage. The phone says I still have 10GB left on the card. I took ...
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Can i save my data from sd card formatted as internal memory but now pc says format memory card

I m using Lenovo a7000, and I updated it to marshmallow. To increase memory for apps I formatted my SD card as internal memory. Phone started crashing so I decided to factory set it. I removed the ...
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Secure access to a SD Card

How to restrict a SD card access so that a password is required whenever it’s used in another phone or whenever it’s accessed in computer also? Regards GNS
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Moto G X Play 3rd generation doesn't detect SD but Windows 10 does

Weird : My phone suddently stopped being detected by my phone. So, I hard formatted it in windows, in FAT32. It didn't work, but windows detect it well, I have no problem to read / copy files in ...
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Make the internal SD card storage act like normal Ext4 storage (with file system permission management)

Some people have apparently managed to get Ext4 formatted SD cards to work in their Android devices, allowing them to get file system permission management. I don't have an SD card in my phone, but I ...
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Encrypted Micro Sd Card not detected in Samsung J7 Prime

I am Using a Android phone Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, the Issue is My SD Card My Micro SD Card is not detecting in mobile and PC Let me tell u clearly what i have done step by step? Encryption (SD ...
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S7 Edge SD Card

Okay, so i changed my 256 GB SD card into adoptable storage, worked fine and had all my data. Now I formatted my phone and the phone says I have to format the sd card and erase data. And when I put ...
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exceeding maximum allocated memory

I have a Sony phone which can support up to 32 GB external memory according to Sony specs. but I wanna put in 64 gb memory card. would this be a problem. please somebody reply?!
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Downloading to sd card issues

Recently bought a Vodafone Smart Mini 7 (VFD-300) running Android version 6.0. Even though I have changed my default write disk to sd card, every time I download an app from play store, it downloads ...
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Can't install apps on SD card

I'v got the Alcatel One Touch Pop C9 It has not much space by itself, thats why I use a SD card. I tried to set the SD card as default install. But everytime I want to install something I get the ...
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Cant manage to mount sdcard on cyanogenmod

So I know that you are not found of cyanogenmod but I don't really know where else could I ask that. So I'm trying to use a classe 10 SD-card which is called "corrupted" when I first insert it. From ...
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Insufficient free space on SD card when there's still some room on it

I'm experiencing a weird behavior on my Neffos C5 smartphone with Android 5.1 . The phone is rooted, and I have the ability to write directly to the SD card because of editing the /system/etc/...
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What is the purpose of the SD card on an Asus ZenPad

I had this issue on the Dell Venue but was never resolved. On an ASUS ZenPad, what is the purpose of the SD card if it can't be accessed? So how does one play movies from the SD card?
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Can't access storage and sd card of Moto G4 when connected with USB to computer and in MTP mode

I have a Motorola Moto G4, marshmallow 6.0.1. When I connect it to my computer via a USB cable, it charges, and the computer detects the device, but I cannot see the contents of it, namely of the sd ...
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googleota directory on SD what is it? A duplication of DCIM folder, or else?

In my Android device I set the default location of file (photos, video, etc.) to be saved to SD memory card. Recently I had some problems with my phone/SD-card and did a backup of the SD files to my ...
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How can I know the name of my SD card

I have read this thread : How can I move apps to SD on non-adopted Marshmallow storage? Now, I have a question about this. How can I know the name of my SD card, I want to follow one of the answer. ...
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New files 'do not stay' on SD card after it is unplugged

I insert my SD card used in Android phone to computer and copy or create new files there. It seems that everything is ok but when I unplug it and plug it back in the files are not there - also they ...
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Some but not all music is showing in my phone's media player

I have a Galaxy S7 Edge, and am using the 64GB SD card they gave with the phone when it first came out at BestBuy's. I've put music on my phone already and have had it stored on the SD card and have ...
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SD card containing personal files is unsupported after phone repairs

My Lenovo Moto G4 (Android 6.0.1) died recently. I sent it for repairs, without the SD card I used for internal storage (I don't remember asking for it to be encrypted). The phone just came back, with ...
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Problem with usb connection (MTP)

Hi I have very weird problem, when I connect to PC via USB I get two partitions Internal storage (or adopted depending which one is primary) and external storage, when I open external storage there is ...
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SD Card installed and still saying insuffisient storage

trying to update apps and it tells me i have insufficient storage. We bought a 64 SD Card and tried again and it's still saying no storage. Does this SD card not work for apps??
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Firefox Android adding random strings to attached file names

Firefox Android is adding 'tmp_random number-' in prefix and '-random number' in suffix of the file name I attached to any website. I have tried Gmail and a number of website but it's changing my ...
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Google Play Music and SD Card Trouble

I have a Moto G3 with a measly 4GB of storage, so I bought a 32GB SD card. I installed it as internal storage. I have a subscription to Google Play Music and spend alot of time without an internet ...
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What is the safest way to root a 5.1.1 so I can use the SD drive?

There is no more "Move to SD" option in Apps Info like there was in 4.4 so now I am grasping at alternatives as my new Android is getting filled up while I have a fully empty 32GB SD drive just ...
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Android 5.1.1 no “move to SD Card” option

Just bought a nice 9" Android with 8GB storage. Put in a 32 GB SD card. It shows up under storage. When I select Apps then pick an app, there is no option to move it to the SD card like I had under ...
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Unable to Install and move APK files on SD-card

I have an E-tel(curiosity i110) mobile device running on android 4.42. I tried to install Apps using APK files to my SD card but i couldn't. My problem is that I cannot move Apps which already ...
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Cannot move apps to SD Card

I own a Motorola Moto G 3rd generation upgraded to Marshmallow with an SD card plugged in (formatted as internal storage) and I am not able to get the apps to install there. I tried app2sd and I am ...
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Can't add or remove files on SD card

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 (SC-04F). It has a stock ROM, not rooted, recently upgraded to Android 6.0.1. After upgrading to Android Marshmallow, No application seems to be able to add, remove, or ...
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Just found my SD card was corrupted.

Just found my SD card is corrupted. My internal memory is almost full so was checking to see if it was going to the SD card yet and saw that it was corrupted. Bought a new SD card. Now what do I do?...
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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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Why wasn't contents visible on SD card? Is there a write buffer?

I am using a SMS backup app that stores a local copy in /sdcard/sms_backup/. After running the app and making a backup, I connected the phone to the computer, by a USB cable, and nothing was there. I ...
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Mount f2fs sdcard on boot

I have a 128 GB microsd and I do not want FAT32 on it. I have MIUI 8 (Android 5.1.1) with 3.10.49 kernel, TWRP 3 and root. For some reason mount doesn't work at all, it always produces error Invalid ...
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Emmc replace (inbuilt memory card mounter) with external memory card mounter

Hi friends i want to increase inbuilt memory at infinity level by replacing Emmc holder (inbuilt memory card mounter) with external memory card mounter, can it be possible? If yes how? If NO Why??
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Access data on an unencrypted SD card

Having recently gotten a drone with a camera, I find myself wanting to drop the SD card into my device to grab / share some raw photos / images, intended of just screen shots. The problem that I am ...
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How can I change the default download location to the external SD Card?

I have a Chinese tablet that runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) and comes with the default Download Manager. I googled for a way to change the default download location to the external SD card with no luck. ...
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Internal storage sd read in laptop: where are the files?

I am trying to read in a laptop my micro sd card (which was used as internal storage), through a SD card adapter. Goal is to access to my pictures. On the laptop (using Linux), I see some folders, ...
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How to enable the SD card to be written on by all apps [Mrashmallow]

Is there any way without rooting the device? My device is a Sony Xperia C4.
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Should you delete apps moved to SD card with new ROM?

Say you move a bunch of apps to the SD card. Then you do something big, like factory reset your phone or install a new ROM. What happens to the apps that have been moved to the SD card? Are they still ...
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Sd card not recognise in any pc ( but recognised in mobiles)

My 32 gb memory card is readable in any mobile but it is not at all detecting in any pc or laptop. I can view, delete, add anything from any mobiles but when I tried to insert the same sd card to ...