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

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.
Current Device: LG Nexus 5 (32GB)
ROM: Stock
Recovery: TWRP
Kernel: Stock

Device: HTC EVO 3D *RETIRED*
ROM: SmoothCriminal-v2.x / Anthrax'd CM 10 / Viper3D 1.0.0 r268
Firmware: 2.89 (Freeza's OTA)
HBoot: ENG HBoot 1.04
Recovery: 4EXT v2.4.3
Kernel: AnThaX 3.6.7

 
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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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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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Awesome! Thanks guys.
Current Device: LG Nexus 5 (32GB)
ROM: Stock
Recovery: TWRP
Kernel: Stock

Device: HTC EVO 3D *RETIRED*
ROM: SmoothCriminal-v2.x / Anthrax'd CM 10 / Viper3D 1.0.0 r268
Firmware: 2.89 (Freeza's OTA)
HBoot: ENG HBoot 1.04
Recovery: 4EXT v2.4.3
Kernel: AnThaX 3.6.7

 
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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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