Root Formatting phone storage after root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Czwakiel, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. Czwakiel

    Czwakiel Active Member
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    I rooted my Incredible a few days ago for the first time and installed Cyanogen mod. Everything is going well, but I do have one question.

    When I connect my phone to my pc, my sd card comes up but phone storage doesn't. When I click on the phone storage, it asks me to format the drive to be able to use it. If I do format, what will happen? How can I fix this?
     

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  2. ynnufderf

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    I would try turning of debugging first and see if it come up then, if that doesn't work I would pull the micro sd and use a card reader and see what you get then. If you format your sd you'll lose all of your data on the card.
     
  3. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #
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    If you format your internal phone storage, you'll have a long and winding road to recovery.
     
  4. Czwakiel

    Czwakiel Active Member
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    Turning off USB debugging didn't work. I'm going to restore my first nandroid back up and see if I can get access to phone storage through that.
     
  5. Czwakiel

    Czwakiel Active Member
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    Yeah, Cyanogen 6 was causing the problem. I the backup I made right after root and I can access both my SD card and internal phone storage without a problem.
     

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