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Support Transferring to a larger micro SD card

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Ivan Berger, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Ivan Berger

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    How do I copy the contents of my current micro SD card to the larger one I just bought?
     

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    Use a Windows computer with an sdcard slot. Copy contents to a folder. Then paste in New card. If the computer does not have an sdcard slot then leave card in device and attached to computer with usb cable. Copy and paste.
     
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    Easily done on a PC, especially if you have dual card readers. Insert both cards, "Select All" from the old card, drag and drop to the new one. If you only have one card reader you can create a folder on the PC to hold the files from the old card then swap cards and drag them to the new card.
    If you have a lot of stuff on the old card (10's of GB) the transfer may take a long time and you might have to do it in segments.
     
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    Make sure you copy hidden files and folders as well.
     
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    I've pondered using Clonezilla just for that reason. I don't think Windows Explorer will move .android_secure.
     

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