[Q] can i use the method described below to partition my sd card???htc salsa
How to partition SD card for App2SD
The first method that we are going to discuss is using windows and the second method can be directly used from your Android phone.
Note: Before proceeding to further steps it is mandatory that you back up your SD card data on your system. You will lose all your data during the format.
Download and install the MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition.
Keep the SD card ready in an external card reader.
What is MiniTool Partition Wizard and how to use it?
MiniTool Partition Wizard is a freeware windows desktop application. It not only helps in formatting SD cards in several formats but also is complete disk management software that offers tons of useful features. Using this application is simple.
It can work with pre allotted tasks; as a result you do not have to sit and wait to perform operations turn by turn. Hence make you choices and apply them at once, no need to look back.
Once you have got this software installed proceed to the next steps:
Put the card reader in usb with the SD inserted.
Open MiniTool Partition Wizard and you will see the SD card.
Select it by a single click and right click on the drive. From right click options select delete.
Now you will see the whole space as unallocated. Right click on it and create.
Now the first partition to be created is the FAT 32. Create it as primary.
Select space you want for normal SD leaving space for the EXT 4 partition.
Once the above step is done again click on the left over unallocated partition and create again. Click ok on any warning and make the partition as logical and in EXT 4. The size of this partition is already decided from the FAT 32 partition.
After completing all these steps click on Apply button on right hand upper menu. Sit back and wait for the application to complete its job.
Using Android Phone
Clock Work Mod Recovery- Installation Guide.
Working SD card inserted into phone.
After getting the above things ready, proceed with the given steps:
Boot into CWM (keep Middle button + Power button pressed in off state).
Scroll down to advance options (second last option).
In Advance and Debugging Menu go to Partition SD Card (second last option).
Select EXT and swap partition size according to your needs and overall size of the SD card.
Wait till the process completes. You will get a success message if things are done......
CAN I USE THIS METHOD TO PARTITION MY SD CARD???