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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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. ...
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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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