LG 4 Adoptable Storage Android M 6.0 . No Root

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Introduction: LG 4 Adoptable Storage Android M 6.0 . No Root

Here’s how to enable adoptable storage ( SD card as an internal storage ) on your LG device with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It’s really simple:

Enable USB debugging in your smart phone. To enable it, go to SETTINGS select DEVELOPER OPTIONS and check on USB Debugging

Download this SDK file .

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1nan93XP24OQ241...

Once downloaded, right-click on adb-setup-1.4.3.exe and choose “Run as Administrator”.

Press Y to “install ADB and Fastboot”, Y all users and Y to install the necessary drivers.

Then Allow to install the Google device driver.

OPEN COMMAND PROMPT on your PC

Navigate to SDK Folder (( C:\adb )) and open Command Prompt
(Shift + Right-click anywhere in the folder > Open Command Prompt Here).

Type this command and hit enter.

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adb devices

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You should now see your device listed .

Type the following commands exactly as shown, pressing the ENTER key after each one:

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adb shell sm list-disks

adb shell sm list-volumes all

adb shell sm set-force-adoptable true

adb shell sm partition disk:179,64 private

adb shell sm set-force-adoptable false

adb shell sm list-volumes all

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NOTE: the fourth command partitions your SD card, and may take 2-3 minutes (or longer) to complete, depending on the size of your card. plus make sure you have a reliable and fast SD Card.

Disconnect your phone from the USB cable and reboot it. The reboot is crucial. Your phone may (or may not) take a bit longer to boot this time.

Once your phone is fully booted, tap Settings > Developer Options and disable USB Debugging, clicking “OK” to any messages that may appear.

Go to Settings > Storage & USB and tap your SD card. Tap the three dots in the upper-right corner and choose “Migrate data”:

Done

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89 Discussions

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AbdallahB4
AbdallahB4

1 year ago

i have this issue""""adb shell sm partition disk:179,128 private
Error: java.lang.IllegalStateException: command '80 volume partition disk:179,128 private' failed with 'null' """"
,when i do it with my lg K8 which don't want to accept to format my SD card on both sides phone and with adb ?
can you help me fix it?

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Icosahedral
Icosahedral

Question 1 year ago

I've tried this a few times on an LG Rebel 3 from TracFone. The ADB console session seems to work fine, the partitioning goes as planned (after I upgraded to a faster SD card), I fully reboot...and Android reads the SD card as Corrupted. Every time. If I try a mixed partition, Android has no problem with the public portion, but the part separated off for adoptable storage always reads as corrupted. Any help?

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z3212000
z3212000

1 year ago

thanks a lot it worked very well
also step 4 you need to adjust to your partition - disk id

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abd.hojjati
abd.hojjati

2 years ago

I did it, because of some of the problems that came with the phone, I want to bring the phone to the first one, so what can I do?

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abd.hojjati
abd.hojjati

2 years ago

I did it,
because of some problems that came with the phone, I want to
bring the phone to the first condition, so what can I do?can you help me :)?

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JeremyH148
JeremyH148

2 years ago

At no point in the instructions did it say to expect my SD card to become corrupted and reformatted. The card was wiped with all data stored on it gone?!

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eddy1579
eddy1579

2 years ago

Thank you very much for your instructions, I could not get it to work the first time, I had to reset my phone " LGL56VL " and it worked fine after that again thank you for your help. Harry Dodd

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franzl11
franzl11

3 years ago

It work transferring apps. But the SD card is gone for transferring regular files like music picture video etc.

I'm using LG Stylo 2 Dual Sim. any fix for this? and anyone know how to root this?

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RubénG68
RubénG68

3 years ago

Thanks for the instructions, it works perfect, but sometimes, every 2 ot 3 days my se card starts to work in read only mode. I restart the phone and all work nice for 2 or 3 days.

Have someone the same problem?

Thanks

Phone lg k8

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helpers
helpers

Reply 3 years ago

Hi Can you help with step by step instructions of how i do this on lg k8?

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mozier
mozier

3 years ago

Will it work all LG phones ? I have LG K8 and would like to try this but I wantedto check first hat do you think :)

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gtd2000
gtd2000

Reply 3 years ago

Finally got it to work on the K8 - installed the 32bit C++ files (already had the 64bit installed) and then went through the process a couple of times, before it finally worked out with a 32GB card.

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helpers
helpers

Reply 3 years ago

hi please can you give me the step by step instructions to get this working on my K8. I am a novice. What do I need to download? and what do I need to do? Much appreciated.

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JessH26
JessH26

Reply 3 years ago

Exactly where did you get the C++ library and which one? can you possibly share a link?

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AshwedR
AshwedR

Reply 3 years ago

HOW did you do it??? pls help me

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gtd2000
gtd2000

Reply 3 years ago

Followed the instructions to a T with my LG K8 and no joy.

Wondering if it's the SD card that's causing the problem - will try another card and report back!

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wcreativo
wcreativo

3 years ago

Great!! I followed your instructions and everything its working!! Thanks a lot

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Shminkelcuber.
Shminkelcuber.

3 years ago

When I try to download the sdk file it says invalid format. Does anyone know why?

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andym220
andym220

3 years ago

I followed your instructions, but at this moment I lost data from my external SD card, so I am trying to rescue them first. but during procedure, I received JAVA error message, so I think that it wouldnt work for me. I will try another computer anyway. BTW I have LG H440N android 6.0 + Windows 7 PC

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ShadiN1
ShadiN1

3 years ago

Followed the instructions and work perfectly fine now!

Faced 2 obstacles:

1) "adb devices" wouldn't find my device. after hours, this page helped.

2) I was getting an error running "adb shell sm partition disk:179,64 private". Make sure to replace the disk value returned from "adb shell sm list-disks" with "179,64". In my case my disk was 179,128.

Thank you!