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[Q] Internal storage / emulated SD question (ANSWERED)

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By ItzCrooK2UxD, Senior Member on 13th January 2014, 07:04 PM
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Let me preface this by stating that this is my first device with no removable storage, so this is a really noobish question. So here it goes. What is the safe way to do a data wipe without losing the emulated SD data? With my prior device the recovery had an option to wipe all partitions except SD which I found to be quite useful, but with no removable storage I am hesitant to wipe anything without knowing that the emulated SD is safe. Thanks in advance!

Also let me add that I am aware I can move the contents of the emulated SD, or backups to my PC and plan to.
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13th January 2014, 07:12 PM |#2  
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Using twrp you can just do a factory reset and it will leave your storage alone. I believe "internal storage" under advanced is the only option that will wipe your SD.

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13th January 2014, 07:16 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by travisjustin

Using twrp you can just do a factory reset and it will leave your storage alone. I believe "internal storage" under advanced is the only option that will wipe your SD.

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what he said, factory reset on any recovery does not wipe the internal sd card.
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13th January 2014, 07:28 PM |#4  
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Awesome! Thanks guys.
13th January 2014, 10:37 PM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mistahseller

what he said, factory reset on any recovery does not wipe the internal sd card.

To elaborate, "on any CUSTOM recovery"


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