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Is there any way to recover data from 2nd SD partition?

To access second partition on SD card if it's not deleted, you may adopt multiple approaches listed below. For deleted partitons or deleted files, you may use tools like testdisk and extundelete which ...
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Link2SD error- "mount: Operation not supported on transparent endpoint"

Try with an ext4 partition. From www.link2sd.info/faq. I had the same issue and this fixed it.
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Adoptable storage questions

Fix for link2sd: Download Apps2SD: All in One Tool Use Apps2SD: All in One Tool to create Mount scripts on the second partition. You can now use link2sd normally. You may need to keep Apps2SD if you ...
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Does the external sd card have to use FAT at all?

The reason why it can't be a single [FAT] partition is: "Because Android unmounts the first FAT partition to share files with your computer [when connected via USB] but the second partition remains ...
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How to mask USB OTG as SD card

I found a rather easy solution here, but it requires Android Marshmallow 6.0: (My Device is a rooted Nexus 7 2012 with latest ASOP 7.1.2 installed, the OTG Device is a USB-Card-Reader with a Micro-SD-...
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What's the best way to move files from SD card without the risk of losing any files?

For regular fuse/FAT file system type, there is no need to preserve file permissions, just copy all files as usual. You can check file system type by typing in mount in the terminal emulator. You ...
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How to move 7GB ext4 partition on external SD card to 30GB partition on another SD card?

It's easy to achieve on a Linux PC: Attach both SD cards to PC. Dump 2nd partition from old SD card to new one. It's also possible directly from Android device. See Creating Partition Dump. Resize ...
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App2sd link2sd how to show mount view 2nd micro sd card ext2 partition

TWRP is not compatible with Link2SD, therefore one must manually mount MicroSD Card 2nd partition each time before TWRP backup/restore is started. One can do this from - TWRP menu - Advanced - ...
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How to unlock view get app info "Move app to SD card" option locked missing in android 5.1.1

Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_INSTALL_LOCATION] indicates something is wrong with signature. If app is moved to MicroSD Card primary partition, Android native app2sd - settings - app - storage - ...
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Link2sd pkg error

fixed, solution for the future; Just open Link2Sd and convert the system app to user app by clicking on the app, then click on the three dots on the top-right corner, then select Converto to user app....
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Is there any way to recover data from 2nd SD partition?

Remove the card from your phone and plug it into a computer running a Linux system (like Ubuntu or Fedora). You'll easily be able to access data on that card.
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Partition MicroSD card to exFat and Ext 4 for link2sd?

If your phone is rooted you can emulate ext4 partition instead of formatting: install a ext4 image file located on external microSD Card busybox dd if=/dev/zero of=/sdcard/.data.sdext2.img bs=4k ...
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Partition MicroSD card to exFat and Ext 4 for link2sd?

Try to use this app for Windows to partition sd card: MiniTool Partition Wizard. Then use App2SD Pro: All in One Tool [ROOT] to create a mount script for the second partition.
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Can't create a primary, not a logical partition in SD Card

1. Answer Unfortunately, in this case you need buy a new SD Card. 2. Argumentation 4pda post: Если у вас не записываются новые данные на карту, а старые после удаления появляются вновь, и ...
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I can't understand the error

The problem with root is that you remove all safety belts from you phone. At the moment it is hard to tell what exactly happened but my guess it that you deleted something else than you think you ...
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Move WhatsApp media data to SD card

You need a rooted phone for this. Download FolderMount. Create a new folder in the external memory where you want the media to be stored. Open FolderMount and add a new entry. Give it any name you ...
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How can I install apps onto my 2nd partition of my SD Card?

You'd better give up attempting to install apps on a FAT32 volume. Various issues will soon drive you mad. Format the 2nd partition to ext4 before doing anything else.
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Should you delete apps moved to SD card with new ROM?

Yes. You need to uninstall or move the app to internal storage When an app is moved to SD ( in versions before Marshmallow or portable storage of Marshmallow ) it does not move the complete app to SD ...
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Link2SD: mounting /dev/block/vold/179:66 on /data/sdext2 failed: No such file or directory

You can use application "Apps2SD" mount a 2nd partition (after remove it and use Link2SD). (Don't use it if you only use 1 partition is sdext2) If you use android 6.0 and use both 2nd partition and "...
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Link2SD doesn't work on Marshmallow: No such file or directory

As others have hinted, you can use Apps2SD to create the mount script and simply uninstall it when you're done.
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Use sd card as internal storage and stop writing to internal memory for good

I have been successfully able to boot from SD card on QMobile Z8 by: Replicating eMMC partition table by partitioning SD card on a Ubuntu machine using parted and fdisk Flashing factory firmware ...
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Use sd card as internal storage and stop writing to internal memory for good

@Claudio you have raised a very good concern. Having some embedded knowledge, I can give some idea about this: When you switch ON a device, it is programmed to boot from specific memory location. ...
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Increase size of ext2 beyond 1.5GB

I had an issue with mini tool but used Aparted on the phone and it worked like a charm https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sylkat.AParted
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