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How do I find what type of file system is of given USB attached directly to Android phone?

How can I find the file system type of USB drive without using computer. Drive is attached to Android phone and I can see the files in it. I want to know if it is extFAT etc It is a dual 128gb ...
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bind mount / symlink - keep destination “tree” on removal of source?

I'm trying to accomplish something fairly odd, so bear with me. I've added an external SD card to my old Droid Mini (basically just for an experiment to see whether or not I could expand the storage ...
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When i try to capture a screenshot i get an “USB Storage may be in use” error. I can't install or use almost any app as well

First of all, I have a Galaxy Note 2. Hello, I've read more than an answer for this issue but none of them solved my problem. The problem is when I try to capture a screenshot it gives me an error ...
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How to enable USB Storage for Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet

I have these Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet, ever since I bought it and the first time it prompted me if I wanna enable USB mass storage when I connected it to the computer, and I selected charge ...
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What file system can I use on SD Cards?

I stupidly changed my new SD cards file system to NTFS for using with my laptops and my Android tablet. Now I realize my tablet doesn't want to see the card when I put it in. And now I bought 2 USB's ...
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Why do i get “Insufficient storage” when the so called “usb storage” is almost empty?

Samsung Galaxy S2 is the model I get no free space error msg when i try to install application from Google Play. So i navigate to Settings->Storage and i see 3 sections: Device memory - 200MB Free ...
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Android USB port suddenly functional

I did system update on my android device and after some days, i discovered my phone which used to fully charge under two hours could only charge around 10% in an hour. I couldn't connect via the USB ...
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Cannot connect Nexus 7 to computer to see internal storage after flashing Cyanogenmod

I've managed to flash Cyanogenmod 12.1 onto my Nexus 7 2012 to give it a new lease on life, but now I can't connect it to my PC to view it as a storage device! The Nexus 7 shows up as a "media device"...
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How to access a memory stick using a OTG cable?

I have a OTG cable connected to my phone and a memory stick on the other end. My android phone is rooted and I have no idea how to find/access the files on my memory stick. How do I access files from ...
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USB storage alert whenever camera used

I use Samsung GT P1000. It displays "turn off USB storage before using camera" each time I try to use the camera. It also doesn't see the memory card. I have a done factory reset several times. What I ...
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USB Storage blank or has unsupported filesystem

I formatted my USB Storage to NTFS by accident and now it says "USB STORAGE BLANK OR HAS UNSUPPORTED FILE". I know that I need to format it back into FAT32, but the main problem now is that I cannot ...
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How to access Samsung Galaxy S2 storage while phone is off

My Galaxy S2 recently froze while browsing facebook using Firefox (the loading animation kept playing though), then shut down after a minute. I haven't been able to turn it back on since then. I tried ...
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How can I automatically set up Android as USB storage only when connected to my PC?

How can I set up Android to automatically act as USB storage only when connected to my computer (or other "known" devices), without asking additional questions? I want to have those questions on other ...
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What is “USB storage app” under Storage of App Info?

When I moved an app to the Storage Card on my HTC One V, I found some data moved to USB Storage App. The Storage Card is still showing not used. What's "USB storage app"? Why apps are not moving into ...