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formatting sd card as extension of internal memory ...& it's impact

Discussion in 'Mobile Apps' started by anarchy0x, Jul 25, 2018.

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    Would like to increase my internal memory that way..How 'safe' is it?
     
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    You won't be able to use the card on other devices. You'd need to format it if you want to use it anywhere else.

    Watch this as well:
     
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    So, searched the web for that & seems like 'format as internal storage' option is not available in my mobile as it's Android 7.0 Nougat. I haven't updated it for a while..
    I went in Settings>About Phone>common> Update center to check & my Nougat version is still Android 7.0. Will updating it to android 7.1.2 help me enable 'format as internal storage'?
     
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    It should be there on the notification after you've inserted that memory card.
     
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    From what I am aware of (by surfing about this), it's not available in Android 7.0 Nougat but I'll remove my SD card & insert it again
     
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    I reinserted the memory card & still format as internal option is not there, kindly guide.. it's not available in Android 7 mobiles
     
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    Is it still possible to do it some way?
     
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    Hmmm anyone please?
     
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    Have you checked under Settings -> Storage?
     
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    Yes, I've checked that.
    This is an issue with Android 7 from what I got from searching online.
     
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    AFAIK Adoptable storage option is disabled/hidden in Stock ROMs, as the manufacturers provide more inbuilt storage so as to increase the mobile's performance (read & write) - instead of depending on SD card which comes with a dip.

    Most of the custom ROMs provide this option for formatting SD as Internal or External. So, if you're OK with custom ROM, you can give it a try.
     
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    Don't use SD card as internal memory coz the SD card speed is not as good as internal memory.
    Use it as external storage for backup.
     
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