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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 ...
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How to mount an Android sdcardfs formatted microSD card in Linux?

Suppose I take out the microSD card from my Cyanogenmod 13/Android 6 phone, put it in a card reader and want to access it within my Ubuntu desktop. The first partition (16M) mounts automatically, ...
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What should be format of my 128GB micro SD card? Ntfs or exfat

What should be format of my 128GB micro sd card? ntfs or exfat. My j1 only supports 32GB.
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Swapping SD Cards

So, I currently have a pretty old 8Gb SD-Card in my Moto G 2nd Gen Phone. Except photos, videos, and other miscellaneous files which can be easily transferred, I also have a lot of big apps. I did a ...
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Marshmallow, SD Card & Apps - Almost Nothing Movable?

I am wondering if I am missing something that has simply become a bit more 'hidden' in M. On my old phone, which had not reached Marshmallow yet, there were, say, a dozen apps that could move a ...
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Decrypting Encrypted Micro SD Card without phone [duplicate]

Since the release of the new Android version, has anyone had any success with decrypting the contents of a Micro SD card without the use of the phone? I want to encrypt my card incase I lose the ...
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BLU phone having trouble downloading apps

I have a BLU Advance 5.0 and a 64 GB SD card already in it. I changed preferred install location to the SD Card and I also change the default write disk to the SD card. But after every download from ...
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App installer not finding the apk's

I just installed Marshmallow. I have apk files on my SD card and have in the past used Easy Installer to install them. For some reason it doesn't detect any. I tried another apk installer and it ...
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Is it possible to mount on a PC an SD card that has been encrypted by an Android Marshmallow device?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 duos with stock Android Marshmallow, and I'm considering encrypting my SD card to prevent access to its contents in case I lose my phone. The main reason of not doing this ...
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Not able to access internal memory after setting SD as default

My phone is Huawei Mate 8 (NXT-L29), latest version of Android Marshmallow and Emotion UI, not rooted, bootloader locked. Today I plugged in a Samsung 128GB level 10 microSD card I got from Amazon. ...
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My apps don't move to SD-card

I need some help. I just bought a new phone Android 6.0 (Huawei Honor 7 lite) and I can't move apps to my SD-card. I enabled primary storage as SD-card but the apps are still in internal memory and ...
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SD card does not appear as adoptable

I have a Samsung Galaxy On5 that has been rooted, and I want to adopt my SD card as internal storage. I am attempting to adopt the SD card using ADB. The process for this is well documented, but every ...
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Recovering data from corrupted SD card formatted as internal storage (Marshmallow)

I have an SD card in a Moto G (2015) running marshmallow, not rooted. It was formatted as internal storage, and contains photos and videos from the birth of our daughter, but has become corrupted. ...
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Samsung Tab A Marshmallow doesn't show contents on SD card

I have a Tablet with an SD Card in it and it doesn't show me the contents on it. On my PC I created a folder on the SD Card calling it Books, I put some epubs etc. into it and I got a few Epub/Ebook ...
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SD card used as internal storage not showing any file

I am using SD card as internal storage in Marshmallow. After few days one day suddenly it stop showing any file on my phone. When I have checked the storage position in phone it is showing the memory ...
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What happens to the already existing internal storage memory if I make SD card my internal storage marshamallow

I recently bought a phone (Lava P7) and upgraded it to Marshmallow. I need more internal memory space so I thought to make SD card my Internal storage. My SD card is 16Gb and internal storage is 8GB ...
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How do i install apps directly on SD card in Lollipop?

I have Android Lollipop 5.0 installed on my phone and I already made the SD card the default storage option. However, when I try to install an app from the Play Store, an error message pops out, ...
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Place Osmand maps to SD card

I have Osmand running on Huawei Y560 with 5.1.1. Osmand was running in internal storage. I have performed "move to SD card" operation. Currently maps folder is set to /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/...
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SD card root access

Hey I just wanted to ask how it is possible to access my sdcard data with command lines on a rooted phone ? I tried to ls in /sdcard, also in /mnt/sdcard/ but my files are never displayed, yet a ...
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How to change my default storage location for play store on samsung J1?

I have tried searching through the whole settings list and 'my files' for the settings I have been told would be there, but I just can't find them. Please help.
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Failed to mound sd card ERROR

I tried updating software on my galaxy ace and it was downloading then it got stuck. so I switched it off then back on and it says failed to mount sd card. I can't get into recovery mode. please help!!...
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Photos moved from phone to SD card on Galaxy S5 have disappeared

I updated to Marshmallow a few days before my son's wedding. I didn't realize the phone was now saving the photos to the phone memory instead of the SD card. The memory got full, so I moved the pics ...
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Is there a way to move unmovable apps to the SD card in Android 6.0?

I recently updated to Android 6.0 and made my new 64GB SD card as adoptable storage. Unfortunately, as per here: Apps can be placed on adopted storage media only when the developer has indicated ...
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How to make WhatsApp store media on external SD card (instead of device storage)?

I have a lot of media files circulating between all my contacts and groups in WhatsApp. And all the media (images, audio, video) takes a lot of space on the device storage (internal). I have not found ...
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Transfer information to SD card (apps)

I have a problem transfering information to SD card on my Lenovo Vibe C. I had Lenovo A319 in the past and I bought Vibe C (Cause I broke the screen).It was much easier then and low time-consuming. I ...
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Lg stylo2 moving apps to sd card problem

I have an lg stylo2 from virgin mobile running android 6.0.1. I'm trying to free up some internal space by moving some apps to the sd card. Everything i have seen says that you go to apps, storage and ...
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Can I run Android from an SD Card? The eMMC in my phone is dead

I have a Mediatek based phone, Alcatel 4030x, and it is slowly dying. The System partition is now mounted as read-only, then apps start crashing after a minute or two. I've tried SP Flash tool, ...
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Partitioning SD card on Android phone

I have a 32GB SD card which I want to have it partitioned. I'm having the hardest time finding any apps that work or any tutorials. Can anyone please help me out with this?
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How to find out sd card partition in dev/block?

In order to mount an ext4-formated sd card in Android I followed this guide. In the bash script msd2.sh is followking command: mount -t ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk1p1 /storage/extSdCard && sleep ...
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How to migrate to a larger sd card [duplicate]

I am using a rooted fire tablet and have some apps installed on a 4GB sd card. How can I migrate to a larger sd card? Will cloning and expanding the partition with gparted work? I'm familiar with ...
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Lollipop SAF: how pre-installed file manager is able to write to SD card?

With SAF I am able to write to external SD card with explicit user permission. BUT I am wondering how pre-installed File Manager app is able to write to any SD card without user permission? Is the ...
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Is it possible to run an app directly from a USB flash drive (OTG)?

I'm almost giving up on this, can anyone help me? I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 which means that I can't get an external sd card mounted to my phone. So I bought an OTG flash drive with the hope that I ...