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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86 Discussions

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?

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 :)?

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?!

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

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?

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

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mozier

1 year 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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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.

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.

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

HOW did you do it??? pls help me

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!

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

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

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

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!

I just followed the instructions above and it worked. I am so happy I was stressing so hard about the space on my phone. Had I known that you couldn't store apps on the sd card I wouldn't have bought this phone, but it was such luck that I found this web-site with these instructions. These where the easiest by far to follow. Who ever put these instructions up is such a life saver. Thanks a bunch.

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please help me to fix this issue

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Hi! Happy to help First I would just follow through with the commands to see what the results are or just go through the steps again. Make sure in the process of doing this you look at your phone to see if it is asking your permission to tak an action.

1.First
make sure that you Enable USB debugging on your smart phone go to SETTINGS select DEVELOPER OPTIONS and check on USB Debugging Then make sure you use a usb cord and plug
your phone into the computers usb outlet

2. Take this link and download it on your computer
►►https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1nan93XP24OQ241...

3.Then
you install it on your computer like you would any software or application choose “Run as Administrator”.

4.For
every question it ask you type Y so you do this for number 5 below because this
is what it will ask you, and again you just type Y

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

6.Then Allow to install the Google device
driver.

7.Once
it downloads you right click on computer then click on open then you double
click on C the picture below

8.Then
you look for the file adb

9.Double
click on that file when it opens you need to open a command prompt here, you do
this by pushing Shift +
Right-click anywhere in the folder > Open Command Prompt Here).

OPEN COMMAND PROMPT on your PCIt will look like this

For this part I just copied the commands one by one and entered
them by right clicking and selecting paste. Now one important thing before you
start entering the commands is make sure your phone isn’t requiring you to
select an option so when you put in the first command if it returns a response
as unauthorized look at your phone, but if it does not then that means
everything should be working fine.

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

hope this helps.