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By Shi_Kid, Junior Member on 17th January 2014, 09:06 AM
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Hi So i recently got a LG G2 but unfortunately the 16gb version, and what was worst is that you are only allowed to used 10gb
So as i love gaming, listening to my favorite music and watching awesome videos, I needed a way to get more space to hold everything..

Eventually I came across an App called FolderMount, unfortunately you need your device to be rooted for this app.
You will also need a OTG microUSB adapter.. Not sure if this will work on all devices

Here is a step by step guide on playing games off a USB drive:

1. Install FolderMount, get it from play store

2. Install your game( I'm installing Fifa 14)
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3. Create an empty folder in storage/emulated/0/Android/obb/com.xxxxx ( blank sd data folder )
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4. Copy the game sd data onto a USB drive and plug the USB drive into your Android device using an OTG microUSB adapter

5. Now open FolderMount and in the top right corner tap the "+" icon

6. You may enter the game name to make mounting a game easier.

7. By Source, select the empty folder created in Step 3
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8. By Destination, select the game sd data folder on the USB drive

9. Check Screenshot_4 to see how it should look.
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10. Now in FolderMount, tap the pin icon and wait untill it turns green

11. Finally enjoy your game

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17th January 2014, 09:35 AM |#2  
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It works for every app, right?
17th January 2014, 10:46 AM |#3  
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It works for every app, right?

For small apps it should be pointless but for apps that hold more data, it should work.
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17th January 2014, 11:28 AM |#4  
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Where did you buy the adaptor? And how large it is?
17th January 2014, 12:32 PM |#5  
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Where did you buy the adaptor? And how large it is?

Between 1-3 dollars.. its usually about 3-4 inches.
17th January 2014, 02:34 PM |#6  
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Awesome.. I have the 16gb version too. Thank you so much!

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17th January 2014, 09:07 PM |#7  
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Awesome.. I have the 16gb version too. Thank you so much!

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My pleasure, glad i could be of service
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17th January 2014, 09:43 PM |#8  
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My pleasure, glad i could be of service

I can't select any folder in /obb.
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18th January 2014, 12:21 AM |#9  
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I can't select any folder in /obb.

to select a folder you need to enter the folder itself. e.g enter /obb/com.xxxx(game data folder) then tap the tick in top right corner
18th January 2014, 04:08 AM |#10  
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Thanks for sharing! May very well use this in the future.
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