How to (almost) never run out of internal space again
Saturday 17th of December 2011
Also available on the Area 51 ForumsWhat does it do? Allows rooted phones to place any non-system (built-in) app to the sd card. There is even a setting to automatically install to sd card. For those apps that cannot be moved to the sd card (apps with widgets, for example), this method will move the apk, dex, and lib files to the sd card (including the dalvik-cache). Tl;dr: Leaves you with a ton of internal storage.What do you mean by "a ton of internal storage"? I was able to install all apps I had previously, in addition to all the apps I had installed at one point, but had to uninstall to make room for other apps. And I still have 61MB of storage available.How do I perform this technological miracle? I'm glad you asked. First you will partition your sd card, then you will install Link2Sd. That's it...basically. You'll open Link2Sd, pick some options and then you're pretty much done. Step-by-Step Instructions (RTFM)Step 1 Back up your SD card Partitioning will format your SD card so if you want to keep anything, back it up. I just copied the files I wanted to my
What does it mean to partition sd card?
Tuesday 13th of March 2012
Yeah. What is it? What is it do?
The phone I bought is rooted....what does that mean to me? - Page 3
Wednesday 11th of May 2011
Originally Posted by dudewithaplanCould the recovery be on the SD cars dude?Not sure I understand you are asking of the recovery can be on the SD card?? If so then ya anything is possible with an ext partition and a little bit of codding but I doubt anyone would do something like that I mean cyanogen didn't even want to run the ROM of the SD card when he got the thing on the G2 so I wouldn't advise putting the recovery on it. Originally Posted by Beer GogglesCan you guys enlighten me?1) Why do you feel the need to partition?2) What is the issue you have with CWM Recovery 3.0+?I'm running CM7 nightly #70 without any special partitioning.1) Not sure I understand the question I didn't talk about partitioning... I don't think at least.2) clockwork mod 3.0 have a few issues and people have reported having problems with flashing ROMs with clockwork mod and problems with ROMs they flashed with clockwork mod 3.0 and that is when a whole bunch of people switched over to Amon-RA (including me).And partitioning the SD card (I think that is what you are talking about) isn't necessary but it jus
Android Forums - View Single Post - What does it mean to partition sd card?
Tuesday 13th of March 2012
Well to partition your sd card there is an option in recovery, but when you partition your card if the rom you flash has apps 2 sd enabled it puts the data/apps onto the partition on your sd card. Saves space on internal memory
New SD Card on Rooted Desire
Monday 27th of June 2011
Hi,I've rooted my Desire, S-OFF using AlphaRev, then partitioned the internal memory using Android Flasher to CM7 r2, and installed CoolKingdom Sense 3.0 Gingerbread. Been running for a while on my old 4G samsung SD card.I bought a new PNY 16GB Card Class 10 so I had more room and tried to change it over.The phone wouldn't boot (stuck on AlphaRev Splash Screen) when I first put the new card in so managed to mount it using 'mount USB storage' under 'mounts and storage' in the AphaRev recovery mode. I used gparted to create a new fat32 partition and a 1GB EXT4 partition, and copied the contents of my old sdcard from the PC back onto the new card.The phone still won't boot, and if I try and restore it using the clockworkmod backup, I get error messages saying 'Can't mount /sdcard' etc.Does this mean the new card is no good? As I can access it once mounted in AlphaRev recovery and it holds data, it seems like it should be OK. Is the phone trying to mount the new card somehow different to this recovery mount.Not sure what to try next. Anyone get any ideas?
Enabling Sd-Ext for the Commando
Monday 17th of June 2013
Hello Users in "G'Zone" of the Commando, <--I'm running out of greetings Somewhere on the forums here someone asked me a question about moving apps to the SD card, but loosing the widgets or start up items. There is a way to fix this, called the SD-Ext partition. The reason why widgets and start up scripts for apps are lost is because the apps that are moved to the SD card are still part of the FAT32 system. Said system of storage does not support journaling, and therefore must be checked on start up for errors before it is mounted. What does this mean? It means that the phone may be "loaded", but you have to wait for the .android_secure folder part of the SD card to be mounted! The way to fix this is to partition the SD card with a Linux file-system, ext4, that supports journaling, and that can be mounted before the phone is fully booted. So, you get to keep your widgets on your home screen, plus no more waiting after the device is "ready".Ok enough explaining, let's get to it!(This guide assumes you are rooted)1.) Go to the play store and install Li
unfortunately, com.sonyericsson.usbux has stopped
Thursday 29th of August 2013
Hi All, Looking for some help after searching around on the error message of "unfortunately, com.sonyericsson.usbux has stopped" when ever I try and connect my Sony Xperia E via usb nor does it recognise my SD card (which works on other devices)A quick bit of background info on how I ended up with this error. I have rooted my Xperia E and its been working perfectly well so I could use Link2SD to move apps to my SD card due to the phone memory being miminal on an Xperia E.It looked like I had partitioned the SD card incorrectly (by that I mean what I wanted to use as my primary was actually my secondary with the least space) so it resulted in the card filling up very quickly.So I moved all the apps back to the internal memory and formatted the SD card and then partitioned it again using Mini Tool Partition. The next step is where it all went wrong. When I launched Link2SD I assumed it would pick up the fact that the card had been reformated/partiontied again and run set up as such from scratch but it didnt. So I went into the Link2SD menu > settings > more > then qu
Questions after Partitioning SD Card
Sunday 09th of February 2014
Phone details:Metro PCS LGMS769Android v 4.1.2ROM LGMS769e (stock)I have finally partitioned my SD card (16GB) successfully using MiniTool Partition Wizard tool. I created two FAT 32 partions (G=11.75GB DATA and *.=2.87 APPS). I had problems when creating an EXT2 partition...Link2SD wouldn't recognize it or mount the card. Was able to successfully mount the card after creating 2 FAT32 partitions so I went with that for now. Several questions though...1) I was unable to actually move to SDcard using "native App2SD method" with an error telling me that App2SD not supported by my device because it has a primary external storage which is emulated from the internal storage. Instead had to link the app in order to move its files to the card. What does this mean and why can't I physically move? Also, what is actually happening when I create links? 2) Apps appeared to be on the external card afterward when I went to System/storage and reviewed space usage. I could not, however tell whether they were on the DATA or the APPS partition from File Manager OR after taking the card out an
Questions after Partitioning SD Card
Thursday 13th of February 2014
Looking for some insight and/or answers on this one...please help if u can!! Thanks!! Phone details: Metro PCS LGMS769Android v 4.1.2ROM LGMS769e (stock) I have finally partitioned my SD card (16GB) successfully using MiniTool Partition Wizard tool. I created two FAT 32 partions (G=11.75GB DATA and *.=2.87 APPS). I had problems when creating an EXT2 partition...Link2SD wouldn't recognize it or mount the card. Was able to successfully mount the card after creating 2 FAT32 partitions so I went with that for now. Several questions though... 1) I was unable to actually move to SDcard using "native App2SD method" with an error telling me that App2SD not supported by my device because it has a primary external storage which is emulated from the internal storage. Instead had to link the app in order to move its files to the card. What does this mean and why can't I physically move? Also, what is actually happening when I create links? 2) Apps appeared to be on the external card afterward when I went to System/storage and reviewed space usage. I could not, however tell whether th