Why Want Android to Repartition Internal Memory?
“Hello, all. How can I repartition my Android device so that the storage for my
phone internal usage (like applications or internal memory) can be increased in lieu
of decreasing the User available memory? I have 740MB internal memory and 2GB user
available space. How can I repartition to move some phone storage or the user
available space to internal memory? I have extra SD card so I don’t require the 2GB
in the phone storage. Please help.”
As we know, low internal memory on Android phone or tablet will cause new
applications cannot be installed and old programs not functional problem. Many
Android smart phones have small internal memory, the entry level phones in
particular. For example, Lenovo S820 and S920 have only 1GB RAM. The RAM in Galaxy
Note and S2 is 2GB. The operating system takes up some internal memory so there is
few memory left for applications and personal data. After a period of time, the low
space in internal memory notification will appear. As a result, the intent is to
partition your internal memory is for better app management as well as Android internal
Before Repartitioning Internal Memory of Android Device
Obviously, move applications to external SD card can solve this trouble to some
extent. However, the same issue will come back soon in the near future. What’s
worse, some software don’t support to installed on SD card. Therefore, you have to
adjust the memory. To repartition Android internal memory, your Android device has
to meet some requirements and you have to prepare some necessary tools.
The Android device (phone/tablet) has to be rooted before.
A SD card larger than 2GB. If your current SD card has redundant free space,
then just partition it. If not, it is necessary to buy another SD card.
A Windows PC with AOMEI
Partition Assistant installed.
A memory card reader that you can attach your SD card to.
Download Link2SD from Google Play and install it on the Android device. You
can also download a root checker program to check if your phone is rooted or
Note: The SD card will be formatted during this process. Please back
up important data if necessary. You can copy these files on SD card to any other
folder of Windows in File Explorer or you can backup SD card with free backup software.
How to Repartition Android Internal Memory?
1. Attach the SD card of your Android device to the memory card reader and plug the
reader to your PC. Make sure it can be detected by your PC. Install and run AOMEI
2. At the main interface of the software, you can see your SD card is marked
removable disk. Right click the partition and select “Delete Partition” to remove
the partition. Complete the deletion and remember to click “Apply” to execute the
3. Now your SD card shows as unallocated space. Right click the space and select
4. In the pop-up window, specify the partition size, drive letter and file system. Be
sure you have some space for the next partition. Select FAT32 if the SD card is
larger than 4GB. Select FAT if it is less than 4GB.
5. Click “Apply”, otherwise, you cannot continue.
6. Create another partition with the left unallocated space. Repeat above steps to
create a new partition.
7. Select EXT2 or EXT3 this time in the pop-up window.
8. Then click “Apply” again.
Tips: Windows will recognize only the first partition (primary or
logical) so the second partition will not have a drive letter. Also, you cannot view
this partition in Windows Explorer.
9. Copy or restore previous files to SD card and insert it back to the Android
device. Start the Link2SD to move some applications to the SD card and also you’ll
find the internal memory is increased.
How do you repartition internal memory in Android device? To my knowledge, this is a
workable method to increase Android internal memory storage. AOMEI Partition
Assistant can also format SD
card for 3DS. When you cannot format large capacity removable device to
FAT32, you can refer to format
128GB SD card for Android for more information.