How to Partition the SD Card of an Android? For Android users, there is big chance that they can expand storage space by inserting a micro SD card. Besides, they can even divide the SD card into two parts by making some configurations to increase internal storage space of Android. Want to know the detail? Read our short post here.
To partition SD card, you need the help of a reliable SD card partition tool. Here MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition is strongly recommended for its clean and user-friendly interface. Download the freeware and install it on the computer.
Connect the micro SD card to your PC via card reader and launch MiniTool Partition Wizard Free to the main interface where you can manage your SD card. Please select the partition on the SD and choose “Delete Partition” from the action panel. Then click “Apply” on the toolbar. (Tip: if there are important files saved on the SD, transfer them to a safe location in advance.)
After the deletion, you get a blank SD card. Now it is time to create two partitions on it. First of all, select the unallocated space and choose “Create Partition” feature. Then you should pay attention to the following operations: create the partition as Primary partition, choose FAT32 as the desired operating system and move the slider bar leftwards to narrow the first partition. After doing these, click OK to close this window. Finally, press “Apply” to execute this creation.
Repeat the process above to create the second partition. But note that this partition should be formatted with Ext2 file system because it will be used to increase the internal storage space of Android. Besides, Partition Wizard will tell you that this partition is inviable in Windows Explorer because Windows can only recognize the first partition on a removable disk. In this case, this doesn’t matter, because it is the Android device to recognize the second partition.
Now the micro SD card has been divided into two parts, it is time to increase the internal storage space of Android by using Link2SD. Find the detailed instructions here. When everything is done, you can save more data and apps on your Android devices.
As you can see, partitioning SD card for Android can be completed easily as long as you employ SD card partition tool – MiniTool Partition Wizard. If you are wondering how to partition SD card for Android, don’t hesitate, follow this guide to have a try.