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How to enable an SD card on Android KitKat

Google continually supports the system Android with continuous updates and improvements. For, too Android occasionally loses shots, as happened with the update KitKat, where it was decided to delete the write access function on an external memory of third-party applications. So the users KitKat they are forced to use a limited device memory to store application data. In this guide we will see how to enable writing an SD card on Android KitKat devices.

There Android community always alive and always able to find ways to solve Android problems. Continuing to read, you will seehow to enable an SD card to writecopying data from third-party applications to devices AndroidKitKat.

We will show you two ways to solve this problem on your system device KitKat. Both methods require i root permissions on the Android device, and if already provided, we are ready to go ahead, going on to the description of the guide.

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<h2><span class=Guide to enable writing an SD card on Android KitKat

Method 1: SDFix App

SDFix an app made to discover the possibility of reviving write to external SD cards device, modifying a configuration file called platform.xml. The application modifies the file system and therefore requires root access, the rest is simple. The application guides the user through the process and with just a few clicks on the button Come onfinally you get to the big final by clicking on the button end.

You can download the application SDFixfrom the Play Store: SDFix: KitKat Writable MicroSD

Method 2: ES File Manager

The application SDFix fixes the problem on most devices, but some users have reported that the application does not work on their devices. If the first method does not work, obviously the app is not compatible on your device. We will show you how to modify the file platform.xml manually and get write access to an external memory from a third-party application. This is a safe method and works first time on all devices, but you need to be patient.

You can download the app File Manager from the Play Store.

Now follow the guide below carefully and you will get the chance to write data to an external memory card with a third-party app.

  1. Download and install the app ES File Manager on the device.
  2. Open the app ES File Manager and browse to the directory/ System / etc / permissions /and open the file platform.xml in the text editor.
  3. Now edit the file by adding the following code in the subfolder permissions in the section Write of the external SD CARD.

Use the search option on your device to search for the following line in the file platform.xml


Add the following line in the Write section of external storage after the line:

Check the screenshot below for more details.

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<li>Now save the file <em><strong>platform.xml</strong></em>. <strong>ES File Manager</strong> requires i <strong>root permissions</strong>, allow them to save the file correctly.</li>
<li>Close the file and reopen it to check if it was saved correctly.</li>
<li>If everything has been done according to the indicated procedure, restart the device to apply the changes.</li>
<p>If you still have an Android device with KitKat, in this guide you have found the solution to expand the phone's memory by enabling an external SD Card to be written, and to write data from third-party applications onto it.</p>