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Are CyanogenMod 11 M4 and M5 on the G Pad 8.3 able to write to external SD card?

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By bradavon, Senior Member on 10th April 2014, 11:35 PM
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I understand stock Android 4.4.2 is unable to write to an external SD card.

Are CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 4 (and hopefully soon to be released Milestone 5) on the G Pad 8.3 able to write to external SD card?

That is directly from the G Pad not using a computer. I'm not interested if I cannot move apps to SD card, just move files around.

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11th April 2014, 12:28 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by bradavon

I understand stock Android 4.4.2 is unable to write to an external SD card.

Are CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 4 (and hopefully soon to be released Milestone 5) on the G Pad 8.3 able to write to external SD card?

That is directly from the G Pad not using a computer. I'm not interested if I cannot move apps to SD card, just move files around.

Thanks

CyanogenMod,i don't know,but use a Mod,you can make self.
In System/etc/permissions
is a file names Platform.xml.
<permission name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" >
<group gid="sdcard_r" />
<group gid="sdcard_rw" />
<group gid="media_rw" />
</permission>
Add this red line and if it works
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12th April 2014, 05:21 AM |#3  
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CyanogenMod,i don't know,but use a Mod,you can make self.
In System/etc/permissions
is a file names Platform.xml.
<permission name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" >
<group gid="sdcard_r" />
<group gid="sdcard_rw" />
<group gid="media_rw" />
</permission>
Add this red line and if it works

So this will allow Titanium Backup to store the backups to the sd card? If so, thanks!
12th April 2014, 12:28 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by letschky

CyanogenMod,i don't know,but use a Mod,you can make self.
In System/etc/permissions
is a file names Platform.xml.
<permission name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" >
<group gid="sdcard_r" />
<group gid="sdcard_rw" />
<group gid="media_rw" />
</permission>
Add this red line and if it works

Thanks letschky. Nice to hear if CM11 doesn't support this out the box it's easy to do yourself.

I presume any text editor will suffice?
12th April 2014, 04:11 PM |#5  
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Thanks letschky. Nice to hear if CM11 doesn't support this out the box it's easy to do yourself.

I presume any text editor will suffice?

I use Es File Explorer,but works with any Text Editor
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14th April 2014, 02:13 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by letschky

CyanogenMod,i don't know,but use a Mod,you can make self.
In System/etc/permissions
is a file names Platform.xml.
<permission name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" >
<group gid="sdcard_r" />
<group gid="sdcard_rw" />
<group gid="media_rw" />
</permission>
Add this red line and if it works

Do you need root to do this?
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Do you need root to do this?

Yes
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