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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NKEZE BRIAN, Jun 21, 2017.


    NKEZE BRIAN Lurker
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    How can I double the space of my Nexus 5 from 16gig to 32gig

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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Buy a handset with 32GB storage.

    Not being flippant - well ok, I am, but I'm also serious. The EMMC chip will be soldered to the motherboard, and is not user-replaceable. Even if you have the skills and equipment to remove it and replace it with a compatible 32GB part, the system firmware will also be stored there, including stuff like the bootloader which you'd need in order to flash the system image. Hence you'd also need specialised equipment to do the initial firmware load after replacing the chip before the phone would work.

    So the realistic option is to buy a larger capacity handset, or at least a 32GB N5 motherboard to replace your 16GB one.
    #2 Hadron, Jun 21, 2017
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2017
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  3. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Get a second exact phone?
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The Nexus 5 release date was November 2013. Features and Specs include a 4.95" screen, 8MP camera, Snapdragon 800 processor, 2300mAh battery, and 2GB storage.

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