I m getting grey hair here! Having issues with my SD card. Its is formatted as internal memory, which seemed a handy extension for my phone memory. I am doubting that by now though.
Problem is as follows:
FP2 stopped being able to write to the card, I couldnt take & save pictures, see/download the pics on whatsapp, install new apps etc. After a reboot and emptying the caches of Kamera/WhatsApp i.e. they would work for a few minutes until i got a message stating “couldnt write to card / couldnt save image / data not on SD card”, depending on the app. Storage space internal and on SD is used 25% max.
After a bit of research i figured my SD card must be corrupted (Kingston 32GB), so i went to get a new one (Lexar 64 GB, 300x, uhs 1). Now my trouble starts.
How do i get my files from my old SD card onto the new one. I m using a Mac (10.6.8), trying to stick to open source software.
Did a manual backup of oldSD with AFT. > inserted newSD into phone, formatted, try to connect to computer to transfer data back > no connection to be established (yes, i enabled MTP)
tried using card reader > no SD card or internal memory anywhere
meanwhile my conclusion seems to be that using SD cards as internal memory is a pain when this part of the system crashes/corrupts. do i really need to reinstall everything manually? (no, i do not have a nandroid or full system backup, just some synced files, foto backups, etc…))
any help or shared experiences are appreciated. I am a newby to smartphones, dont really wanna root, but i m not afraid of terminals with good instructions though.
no root acces
Mac OSX 10.6.8