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Partition Sizes

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11th May 2014, 06:18 AM   |  #1  
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Curious if anyone has modified the partition table on the device? With the System taking up 4 some gigs... seems silly not to shrink it down a bit for more app usage. Any thoughts on this one or am I just thinking silly on it?
Last edited by Deathman20; 11th May 2014 at 06:40 AM. Reason: Doh - Could someone please move me to the General Section :(
22nd May 2014, 03:41 PM   |  #2  
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I think the same but i found nothing. I flashed a debloated rom for the 10.1 and now have 1.2GB free on system parts. I used titanium backup to transfer some app from data to system but it's boring. But it's nothing compared to my MicroSD card memory
22nd May 2014, 05:11 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by eowindel

I think the same but i found nothing. I flashed a debloated rom for the 10.1 and now have 1.2GB free on system parts. I used titanium backup to transfer some app from data to system but it's boring. But it's nothing compared to my MicroSD card memory

I did transfer some apps over as well, or in reality can remove them because they sit on the SD partition because of updates (really wish it would just update to system by default). I know moving some updates over just screws it up, let alone just moving screws up the icons on the desktop portion.

I don't have a de-bloated rom right now. The way I see it, its being used or wasted at this point. Apps don't seem to be slowing it down, though im sure a few are running in the background, but nothing that has hampered battery life like my previous Nexus 7 (2013). This seems to do much better at not wasting power. Guess im not being as picky as I use to with random apps chewing up space.

I would of jumped all over a 32GB edition from the get go. Paired with a 64GB SD card, its win win. Even now it is, just can't install everything I want to in 1 go since most apps still are stored locally on the main internal SD Partition and can't be transferred over. I can live with it, and im sure someone will figure it out. I know I use to do it with an old phone that had, next to no internal memory (a loong time ago). PITA to update, but well worth being able to use the phone.
22nd May 2014, 07:46 PM   |  #4  
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You can use FolderMount [ROOT] to create a symbolic link between internal SD card and external to move your application.

For example if you want your google offline music on sdcard you can mount /sdcard/android/data/com.google.android.music on external sdcard.

It is possible to do it for every folder so it solves the problem
22nd May 2014, 08:41 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by eowindel

You can use FolderMount [ROOT] to create a symbolic link between internal SD card and external to move your application.

For example if you want your google offline music on sdcard you can mount /sdcard/android/data/com.google.android.music on external sdcard.

It is possible to do it for every folder so it solves the problem

Yeah just read into that. Thanks for the link so it reminds me.

Course, internal storage is always faster But for music/movies obviously SD Card just works fine with that.
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