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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rushmore, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member
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    For anyone having slow performance with your sd card, format in fat 32 and observe a dramatic speed increase.
     

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  2. DerekElensar

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    Yeah, I think Android has problems with NTFS right now =/
     
  3. Bonakid

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    i think NTFS not working on andriod
     
  4. DerekElensar

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    I wonder if they've fixed that with ICS and/or will ever fix it...... >.>
     
  5. rushmore

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    ExFat is also an issue. My 64GB was formatted to this and fat32 fixed the awful performance for media and file transfers.
     
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  6. DerekElensar

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    Good to know! Thanks rushmore! =)
     
  7. mtray

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    how do you go about changing this to fat32? I have a ainol novo 7 flame that says to format SD card and ive read to change it to fat32 but how do i do this?
     
  8. tube517

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    You can format to fat32 in your pc if you have a card reader or adapter.
     

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