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Default [Q] Does internal storage survive rom flash?

My phone before this one was the RAZR Maxx HD and one of the nice things about it was that you could flash a rom and the internal storage at storage/emulated/0 would not be cleared. Does the M8 act the same way or do you need to backup stuff on the internal SD? May be a noob question, but the RAZR was the first android I had that treated the internal memory like a true SD card.

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My phone before this one was the RAZR Maxx HD and one of the nice things about it was that you could flash a rom and the internal storage at storage/emulated/0 would not be cleared. Does the M8 act the same way or do you need to backup stuff on the internal SD? May be a noob question, but the RAZR was the first android I had that treated the internal memory like a true SD card.

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Yes, unless if you intentionally or accidentally wipe storage.
 
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My phone before this one was the RAZR Maxx HD and one of the nice things about it was that you could flash a rom and the internal storage at storage/emulated/0 would not be cleared. Does the M8 act the same way or do you need to backup stuff on the internal SD? May be a noob question, but the RAZR was the first android I had that treated the internal memory like a true SD card.

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Yes, when you do a factory reset in TWRP it does NOT wipe internal storage. If you read the TWRP script while it's wiping it says "wiping data without wiping data/media". Data/media is where your emulated internal storage is stored. The only way you will wipe your internal storage is if you deliberately check the internal storage box in the TWRP wipe menu.
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