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So, if I buy a 32 GB SD card original from 32gb version of nexus 5, can I install it on my nexus 5? Or the SD card is built into the motherboard and is non removable?
 
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So, if I buy a 32 GB SD card original from 32gb version of nexus 5, can I install it on my nexus 5? Or the SD card is built into the motherboard and is non removable?
The sdcard is actually flash memory i believe and no its non removable. You rather buy the whole motherboard from 32gb version and replace it with yours since replacing only the flash memory is pretty hard and if you have accidently bought an empty flash memory then you still cant do anything.

The only way to expand your 16gb is to use an sdcard reader like meenova and an kernel which also have support for the sdcard thing to automatically mount it etc so you can use it like an normal micro sdcard in the most other phones.
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The sdcard is actually flash memory i believe and no its non removable. You rather buy the whole motherboard from 32gb version and replace it with yours since replacing only the flash memory is pretty hard and if you have accidently bought an empty flash memory then you still cant do anything.

The only way to expand your 16gb is to use an sdcard reader like meenova and an kernel which also have support for the sdcard thing to automatically mount it etc so you can use it like an normal micro sdcard in the most other phones.
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Yes. He thinks it has an SD card built in. Its actually eMMC though

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Might as well just buy multiple 32gb Nexus 5s instead of trying to replace it lol, the cost/effort isn't worth it. Of course you can just replace the whole board too.
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Might as well just buy multiple 32gb Nexus 5s instead of trying to replace it lol, the cost/effort isn't worth it. Of course you can just replace the whole board too.
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