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How to turn your microSD card into Internal Storage on Android

 turn your microSD card into Internal Storage on Android
If you are constantly running out of storage space on your Android device, I would like to recommend you this trick where you can make your microSD card Internal storage of your Android phone along with phone's built-in storage capacity.

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This is really very easy to turn a microSD card into internal storage on Android and you won't need any special requirements except a Android 6.0 Marshmallow running Android Phone.

When you sets the microSD card as Internal storage of your Android, it will automatically save your new images, all the files and also apps on the SD card. You will also love this article - how to install Apps on SD card but after Android Marshmallow there is no need to install apps on SD card one by one. SImply turn your microSD card into internal storage capacity and enjoy.

How to Turn microSD Cards into Internal Storage on Android

Before we get started be sure that your Android is running on Android 6.0 or more.

Note : In my case I'm using a cyanogenmod 13 installed Android device with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and going to show you how to format your SD card as internal storage.

Steps to Format SD card as Internal Storage

First of all if you are inserting a whole new SD card on your Android Phone it will show you to set the card as portal device or internal storage in case it doesn't shows any notification like this follow the instructions given below :
BE SURE TO TAKE BACKUP OF YOUR SD CARD (it will remove everything on SD card)
  • Go to your Phone settings
  • Now click on Storage & USB
  • After that click on the SD card name
  • Click on 3 dotted menu option for SD card
  • Now click on Format as Internal option
  • Once you are on the main menu you will get important notification about the option
  • Formating SD card as Internal will make your SD card very personal and it will work only on your Phone
  • Now click on ERASE & FORMAT button to start the process
  • Now wait and it will inform you with a notification once the procedure completes
This is how you can turn your microSD card into a internal storage capacity on Android, this will automatically save all the files, apps, medias on you SD card.

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In case you want to format your SD card from internal storage to portable device follow below steps:

Steps to Format SD card as Portable Device

  • Go to Phone settings
  • Click on Storage & USB
  • Click on your SD card
  • Open menu option by clicking 3 dots
  • Select Format as portable
 turn your microSD card into Internal Storage on Android
  • Now you just need to wait
  • Once the procedure completes it will inform you with a notification.
NOTE : Be sure to take backup of your SD card before formatting it as portable device.

This is how you can turn your microSD card into internal storage capacity on Android in a minute. This will give you more spaces for apps, games and more also you won't need to move files from phone memory to SD card everytime.