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Ignore solved. Used this guide if anyone needs it: http://forum.xda-dev...ad.php?t=919326

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Ignore solved. Used this guide if anyone needs it: http://forum.xda-dev...ad.php?t=919326


cant understand how this is any different, its basically the same way

Edited by tillaz, 02 November 2011 - 01:50 AM.

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Followed the instructions carefully twice and same problem. Why is the smaller partition the only one accessible to me on computer? Also, MiniTool just kept ignoring my request to make this partition 507.43mb... Need help asap...


the second partition can be any size you like..

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LINK2SD GUIDE (FOR WINDOWS)


wizard partition: http://www.mediafire...he2gihy0km9vtnw


download & install the .exe from the link above


connect your phone to your computer via usb and turn on usb storage on your phone from the notifications.


making a full back up of your sd card - make a new folder on your computers desktop call it sd back up, now open your sd card on your computer & press the edit tab at the top, then click select all, now right click on any of the highlighted items and press copy.


now go to your new folder named -- sd back up -- open it & right click inside the empty box and paste.

(now you have a full back up of your sd card)

you can copy & paste this back into your sd card when we are finished


open mini tool partition wizard


click to select you drive - it should be F: double click it to open and make shure it is


if you cant see your device and it is turned on properly click the general tab at the top and press reload disk information.


now... click on the drive F: to make shure your sd card is selected


now under operations select format partition


change file system to fat32 and press ok


then apply at the top left corner & wait for it to finish.....


then right click on drive F: click move / resize


click & hold the end of the bar (right hand side) and drag it back untill the unallocated space after: says 507.54 MB then press ok


now right click on the unallocated box underneath F: press create then yes


change create as: to primary


change file system to: fat32


press ok


then apply in the top left corner.


wait.........it will take a couple minutes it has not crashed.


once it finishes close the program and turn off usb storage and reboot your phone.

open the link2sd app and when it asks to select the format select fat32 at the bottom, it will tell you to reboot - do this now

after reboot open link2sd press the menu button then settings & tick auto link

also check in the auto link settings and make sure that all three boxes are ticked.

back at the main page press the menu button then filter, select user. this will show you all apps that can be linked to sd.


note you have to move your apps back to the internal memory before you can link them to the sd.

from link2sd select apps that say there on the sd and then press manage, you will see an option <move to phone> do this

now go back to the app in link2sd and press create link at the bottom and tick all three boxes and press ok.


after you set this up you will notice that your internal memory is affected very little or not at all after installing apps.

i had 112 apps on my phone at one point with 125mb of free internal spacePosted Image


update: when you do a full wipe in clockwork recovery it will change the second partition to ext3,

so the next time you use link2sd after a full wipe select the ext3 option when prompted at first launch.

I am new to android. Used WM6.1 up to now (played a lot with that).
I used app2sd on my medion (ZTE skate) to free internal mem space. I have not installed any custom ROM (to scared to mess it up). The main space users are Google Reader, Medion Navigator and the Andriod Market. I have still some 19 mb free. Will link2SD move these as well? Would I need to do a custom ROM before being able to use link2SD?
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I am new to android. Used WM6.1 up to now (played a lot with that).
I used app2sd on my medion (ZTE skate) to free internal mem space. I have not installed any custom ROM (to scared to mess it up). The main space users are Google Reader, Medion Navigator and the Andriod Market. I have still some 19 mb free. Will link2SD move these as well? Would I need to do a custom ROM before being able to use link2SD?
thanks for responding.

they should be abl to be moved. You don't need a custom rom but do need to be rooted

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they should be abl to be moved. You don't need a custom rom but do need to be rooted

How can I "be rooted"? What program should I use? Medion has android 2.3.5.

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hi, i can move the apps but not the dalvik-cache,may i know what could be the problem?

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hi, i can move the apps but not the dalvik-cache,may i know what could be the problem?


some cant be moved, or have nothing to move

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Tillaz I can't get my SD card thing to work with your guide, when I have done everythign in the wizard tool and then rebbot the phone and go back to 'LinkSD' app, it doesn't ask for me to select FAT32.

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My storage info is showing the following:

Internal: Total 162MB, Used:162MB, Free 24KB

SD Cardl: Total 6.96GB, Used:12.00KB, Free 6.96GB

SD Card 2nd part.: Total 507MB, Used:2.00KB, Free 507MB

Also...I am getting 'Force closes' every second and is irritating the hell out of me now.


Edited by Navie, 12 November 2011 - 01:55 PM.

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My storage info is showing the following:

Internal: Total 162MB, Used:162MB, Free 24KB

SD Cardl: Total 6.96GB, Used:12.00KB, Free 6.96GB

SD Card 2nd part.: Total 507MB, Used:2.00KB, Free 507MB

Also...I am getting 'Force closes' every second and is irritating the hell out of me now.



I think I have fixed it now.

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I think I have fixed it now.



I haven't fixed it yet, I thought I had.

Everytime I reboot the phone it gives me a mount warning in the notification bar, my widgets dont show up, why is this happening? I think its because of what I mentioned in post #29 as it never asked me to select FAT32.

The mount warning says the following:

"Since the 2nd partition is not mounted during boot time it has been monuted after the system finishes loading.

Therefore your linked apps are not visible to the system at the moment.

To make them available again, please try 'Quick reboot'."

I have tried 'Quick reboot'...no luck.

Edited by Navie, 12 November 2011 - 03:24 PM.

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Someone must have an idea of a solution apart from Tillaz surely? He is offline at the moment so I don't want to wait for him as I need to sort this out asap :) thanks.

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Someone must have an idea of a solution apart from Tillaz surely? He is offline at the moment so I don't want to wait for him as I need to sort this out asap :) thanks.


OK - what ROM are you on?

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OK - what ROM are you on?



Bluemonte V1.8D, I am seeing if I can complete the steps in Tillaz's guide, I think its because I haven't propely completed the Link2SD guide, when I unlink the widget apps from the SD card (not linked) they work just fine and don't disappear after a reboot, when I link them back to the SD card and reboot then they display a message saying widget can't be loaded.

Edited by Navie, 12 November 2011 - 03:42 PM.

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Bluemonte V1.8D, I am seeing if I can complete the steps in Tillaz's guide, I think its because I haven't propely completed the Link2SD guide, when I unlink the widget apps from the SD card (not linked) they work just fine and don't disappear after a reboot, when I link them back to the SD card and reboot then they display a message saying widget can't be loaded.


OK. The widget problem is beacuse the SD card is mounted AFTER the phone boots and not before. So the widgets dissapear.

You shouldn't really have widgets on SD card.

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I also have similar problems with Link2SD using my ext3 partition. I link some apps to sd partition and after that if I reboot the phone all the apps that I had linked have dissapeared magically from the phone.

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OK. The widget problem is beacuse the SD card is mounted AFTER the phone boots and not before. So the widgets dissapear.

You shouldn't really have widgets on SD card.



I did have them on before and have always had it that way.

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I did have them on before and have always had it that way.

then you might want to try reinstalling the Tom without wiping data.

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then you might want to try reinstalling the Tom without wiping data.



What's a Tom?

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