How to Clone Android SD Card to A Larger One without Losing Data

You may be looking for a way to clone Android SD card to a larger one. Fortunately, you can find a free cloner from here and learn how to use it to transfer data from one SD card to another without data loss.


By Cherry / Updated on June 12, 2024

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About SD card

SD, the Secure Digital, is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SDA for use in portable devices. Secure Digital includes four card families available in three different sizes. The 4 types are SDSC, SDHC, SDXC, SDIO. They also come in different sizes: Original, Mini, Micro. These four cards have different capacity and file systems. If you think the capacity of the SD card is too small, then you can change to a bigger one; if you think the file system of the SD card is not suitable, then you can format the SD card to the file system that suits your requirements.

SD Card

There are many SD card brands in the market, such as Samsung SD card, Toshiba SD card, SanDisk, Sony, Lexar, Maxell, Transcend, PNY, Kingston, etc. In commonly, SD card is tiny, portable, and it has a fast speed of data transfer. Thus, it is widely used in portable devices like Mobile phone, Digital camera, PDA, Media player, etc.

Why clone Android SD card to a larger one?

Many Android devices, such as Android phones, Android tablets, use SD cards to store pictures, photos, music, movies, and other data. However, as more and more data is added, you may find that the SD card is insufficient for data storage. Therefore, you can upgrade the SD card to larger capacity. But if you don't want to lose SD card data after upgrading, cloning Android SD card to a larger one is the best way for you.

Professional clone utility: Clone Android SD card for free

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is one of the best Android SD card cloning software on the market that can help you clone Android SD card safely. It supports you to clone SD card to other places including internal hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive or other SD cards. Importantly, using this free Android SD card clone software allows you to upgrade a smaller SD card to a larger one without losing data. Please download the freeware to see how to clone Andriod SD card to a large one.

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Besides cloning SD card, AOMEI Partition Assistant also supports cloning computer hard disk from MBR/GPT to MBR/GPT. For more advanced features, please upgrade to AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional.

How to copy Android SD card to another SD card step by step

Below, I will show you the detailed steps to copy Android SD card to bigger one.

What you should do before cloning Android SD card:
The SD card can only be connected to the PC through the card reader, so please prepare the card reader and make sure that the card reader can be recognized after being inserted into the USB port of the PC.
  The data on the Android device may not be completely stored on the SD card, so please transfer the required data to the SD card.

Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant, click "Clone" in the main interface and select "Clone Disk".

Disk Copy

Step 2. Choose the hard disk that you need to clone as the source disk and click "Next".

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Step 3. Select the destination disk to store the data on the source disk, and then click "Next".

Seleect Destination Disk

Step 4. Then, you can check the source and destination disk in the next window or change to “Sector to Sector clone”, and click the "Confirm" button to continue if there is no problem.

Edit Disk

Here, you can also click the "Settings" button to adjust the partition size on the destination disk or tick "4k alignment" to improve the reading and writing speed of SSD if the target disk is an SSD drive.


Step 5. At last, click "Apply" and "Proceed" in the main interface to start cloning the hard drive.


Those are all steps of how to clone Android SD card to larger one. After cloning, you can plug in the larger cloned SD card to your Android device and use it in normal. With the help of AOMEI Partition Assistant, cloning SD card becomes easy. You can even recover deleted partition on Android SD card if data on SD card is lost.

Cherry · Staff Editor
Cherry is an editor of AOMEI Technology, she covers backup & restore, hard disk & partitions management, cloud files transfer, website & database backup and so on for AOMEI. She enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. She loves traveling, cooking, reading and so on. She takes most of time with her family when she is not working.