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Transfering sd card data question
« on: April 09, 2016, 01:03:55 AM »
I am considering upgrading my Samsung Galaxy S5 from 64 GB to 128 GB.
Is there any way that I could clone the 64 GB and transfer that to the 128 GB card?
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Re: Transfering sd card data question
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2016, 09:07:23 AM »
Why clone it?  expansion drives rarely carry system data that isn't visible in a file manager.  Just copy the contents to a folder on a PC then copy those to the new drive before inserting it into your device.
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Re: Transfering sd card data question
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2016, 11:22:13 AM »
Why clone it?  expansion drives rarely carry system data that isn't visible in a file manager.  Just copy the contents to a folder on a PC then copy those to the new drive before inserting it into your device.

That is kind of what I am wonder about. . . . .If I would have any issues with doing that.
I just don't want to try to download all my podcasts again.
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Re: Transfering sd card data question
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2016, 03:14:09 PM »
My LG G4 has a backup option that I can use to just create a backup of whatever I want. I can then move that backup to my PC, swap out the card, put the backup file on the new SD card and do a restore. Anything like that on the Galaxy?

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Re: Transfering sd card data question
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2016, 03:37:25 PM »
Not that I have seen although I can at least backup my address book
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Re: Transfering sd card data question
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2016, 10:35:09 AM »
Take the card out, put it in a computer and copy the entire 'drive' from the old one to your computer, then put in the new SD card and reverse the process.  Your phone shouldn't be able to tell the difference.
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