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Database [Q] Extending data partition (Lenovo a1000)

Hello folks,

I know this is not the official forum but this seemed to be the only one related to Lenovo Tablets.

So, I just bought a Lenovo Ideatab a1000 tablet (4gb edition) and unfortunately, I came to know that lenovo has partitioned the eMMC card rather uniquely. Only 500 MB is available for installing applications while other space is reserved for data etc.

Obviously, I ran out of space after installing 7-8 applications.

I wanted to ask is there any way to extend the partition to use the whole space? If yes, how?

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!
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I'm facing the same problems
And different storage size.
I have 500mb for Internal
And 2gb eMMC.

My badluck. I dont even asking about this and they dont mention about that when I bought this one.
As I know it will be having 4gb storage with the lowest price.
 
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I'm facing the same problems
And different storage size.
I have 500mb for Internal
And 2gb eMMC.

My badluck. I dont even asking about this and they dont mention about that when I bought this one.
As I know it will be having 4gb storage with the lowest price.
I am also having the same problem.. is there no expert who is using the same tab and come up with the solution ?
 
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Info 2 Install the new update

They just released a new update, which converts the 500MB internal storage to 1.5GB internal storage reducing the USB storage from 2GB to 1GB. It will also wipe out your apps and data, so don't forget to take a back up
 
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I'm facing the same problems
And different storage size.
I have 500mb for Internal
And 2gb eMMC.

My badluck. I dont even asking about this and they dont mention about that when I bought this one.
As I know it will be having 4gb storage with the lowest price.
an update is released to increase to 1.5 gb , if that too not sufficient u can use link2sd
 
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an update is released to increase to 1.5 gb , if that too not sufficient u can use link2sd
link2sd also need root right?
how about change vold.fstab?
 
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To increase internal only option is link 2sd
By changing voidstab u can swap emmc with sdcard
 
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is there any way to combine internal storage and usb storage as single partition..?
any method for root users..??

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