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Can I switch to a new sdcard after a installed a custom rom?

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I installed a new rom yesterday and my new 32gb sd card arrived today. Can I just switch, do I need to copy any files?

I am using HTC Sensation with cyanogen.

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if you have any apps installed on the sd card, they need to be transfered to the phone first. thencopy everything thats on the card to a safe place, like your desktop or something. insert your new card in the phone and format it. then just transfer all your saved stuff back.
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So the root and new rom depend on the sd card for files? or am I transferring all the files for the apps?
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the root was done at the kernel level. the 000root folder needs to be saved as well. that has a few other files thats needed to fire up an adb shell if you need to unroo or install a custom recovery, which you should have already donet. but without knowing what exactly on your card, it hard to tell you what needs to be transfered to a safe place until you install your new card.
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post #5 of 24
this is what your sd card should look like more or less
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the 000root folder you need to save some place. and save whatever else you fell you want to keep as well.
Edited by firestorm1 - 11/18/11 at 1:00pm
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post #6 of 24
In short, you can put a new SD card in no problem. All that romming, rooting and apps were installed on the internal memory of the phone.

At most, the apps need to make new folders on your SD card and any information/save files may be lost.

Your rom will work fine without an SD card.
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Awesome, thanks guys.

I just noticed though, my data connection is not working. When I turn wifi off I can't browes the net or anything. I do have data and it was working fine before I installed the custom rom (cyanogen). Any ideas? All I see on the top left corner of my phone is an H where the 4g was with an up down arrow. However, no website or any of my apps that uses internet work.
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Check your APN Settings under Settings > Wireless and Networks > Mobile networks > Access Point Names.
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Check your APN Settings under Settings > Wireless and Networks > Mobile networks > Access Point Names.

I have Simple, and T Mobile US, Tried both still can't do anything.
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I am going to go through this soon too. I was just going to view hidden folders and files and copy everything on the one SD card to the other. That won't work?
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