Help, I got ‘Couldn’t install on USB storage or SD card’ when trying to install applications or games in Google Play Store. Well, I got this issue after I root Android 4.0 ICS Samsung Galaxy S II with CF-Root. Seem like CF-Root Kernel has SD card mounting issue on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Samsung Galaxy S2. So how to fix Couldn’t install on USB storage or SD card issue?
Tag: SD card
Gameloft has lot of great Android games. However, most of them are not small in size. Samsung Galaxy S II has only 11.50 GB internal USB storage. Gameloft will store all the games data in /sdcard/gameloft/games which located in internal USB storage. Asphalt 6 Adrenaline HD itself needs to store 900 MB data files there. Not to mention if you have lot of Gameloft games like BackStab HD, Brothers In Arms 2: Global Front HD, N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance HD, Shadow Guardian HD, Eternal Legacy HD… Gameloft Patcher does not work on every Gameloft games. But no worry, here is a free solution to hack and move Gameloft games data to external SD card. All Gameloft games are supported. Note – Root access is required.
Most of the NAND Android ROMs for HTC HD2 support A2SD+ feature. A2SD+ helps to store applications and data at EXT3 partition on SD card. This is very useful for HTC HD2 which has only 512 MB of ROM. You will easily face out of internal disk storage issue if you don’t use A2SD+ supported Android ROM. EXT3 partition on SD card should solve low internal disk space issue.
- ClockworkMod Recovery v1.3
You can use any method that you know to create EXT3 partition on SD card like using GParted Live. However, create EXT3 partition with ClockworkMod Recovery is easier. Follow this guide to install if you don’ have CWM yet – How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery v1.3 on HTC HD2? (Video).
Note – CWM will format and delete everything on your SD card when creating EXT3 partition. Remember to do a backup of your SD card first.
Can’t detect your SD card at PC after installed Windows Phone 7? Windows Phone 7 build 7004 XBmod-Yuki ROM v2 will encrypt SD card and make it like a real WP7 phone. Therefore, your SD card is locked. And can’t be detected at all. How to unlock and revive SD card after install Windows Phone 7? You need to install StorageLock in WP7. Then use it to unlock the SD card. Or lock it if you want. After unlocked, you will see 2 partitions on your SD card. You may delete both of them and create FAT32 file type partition so that you can use the SD card again on PC, Android or Windows Mobile. Just follow below step by step guide to do so…
Note – only perform these tasks when you don’t want to use WP7 anymore. Or want to dual boot WP7 and Android (note – just unlock and don’t delete any partition). Else just skip these…
- Windows Phone 7
- Zune Software (link)
- WP7 Update Cab Sender
How to speed up Android SD card read / write speed? Simple… Buy a better and higher class SD card will do, right? But I don’t want to waste money to get a new SD card, what should I do then? Just install SD Speed Increase from Android Market. It is an application allows you to change a parameter in file system that manages size of the cache on the memory card. At 2048 kb the performance is optimized, making read-write on SD card faster. Try it see… Note – root access needed.