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Default SD Card, EXTSD, SDCard2, etc.

As quickly as possible, could someone explain to me why this phone has so many different storage locations? What's the difference? What's the difference between phone storage, and internal storage? I hate having to look for some pics that my phone decided to save where-ever on the phone sometimes.


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The only place pictures will be saved are on either your internal SD card or the external SD card, depending on where you've selected in the camera app.

/sdcard/ext_sd is the same as /sdcard2. They are just two separate references to the same folder (the root of your external SD card).

I think this confusion is probably one of the reasons they stopped making devices with an SD card slot. That, and the way they partitioned the nand on this device was poor.
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Okay, thanks Captain. Two more questions: what is the difference between phone storage and internal storage?

And, what is sdcard0? sdcard?

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I honestly don't remember which is which, but one of them is your /data partition, where app data is stored. The other is your internal SD, which is mounted at /storage/sdcard0, and symlinked to /sdcard.
Device 1: HTC One (M8)/831C | Hardware Version: 0005

Baseband: 1.05.20.0321_2 | PRI: 1.52_003 | PRL: 52100
Recovery: TWRP 2.7.0.5

Device 2: HTC Jewel/PJ75100 (EVO 4G LTE) | Hardware Version: 0003

Baseband: 1.13.11.1105 | PRI: 3.02_003 | PRL: 56018
Recovery: TWRP 2.7.0.4b

Device 3: HTC Shooter/PG86100 (EVO 3D) | Hardware Version: 0002
Baseband: 1.09.00.0108 | PRI: 1.55_003 | PRL: 22100
Recovery: TWRP 2.6.3.0

Device 4: HTC Supersonic/PC36100 (EVO 4G) | Hardware Version: 0004
Baseband: 2.15.00.01.15 | PRI: 2.33_003 | PRL: 40460
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