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Ext2 on SD card how to read and write to it

Dear Experts

I am using windows 7 and before partitioning my mobile's (Samsung Galaxy S7) SD card I did backup to all folders that were installed on it and those apps were moved by AppMgr III (App 2 SD) .

Then I partitioned the SD card using the utility called "Mini Tool Partition" as per the snapshot below (SD card named as Disk2 not 1 and size is 32 GB)

http://imgur.com/a/wbQ1B

I created 3 partitions as per some online recommendation and as below :

8 GB Fat32
16 GB Ext2
8 GB Swap

Using my laptop slot that is designated to SD card I wanted to copy the backup to the partition Ext2 which utility will let me do that ? because when I copied them back to the SD card Fat32 partition phone was not able to read those apps !!!

So far I tried ext2explore and Ext2Fsd-0.68 with no joy

http://imgur.com/a/oTLJW

http://imgur.com/a/GVGyt

Thanks

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Not what I would ever recommend

In reply to: Ext2 on SD card how to read and write to it

Next time just remove all those partitions and format it in the device. Now keep it there.

If anyone recommends what you noted, take it up with them to tell you how to fix it.

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Re: ext2

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Try booting into Linux (from disk or stick, free to make, no need to install it) to copy file to an ext2 partition.
It's unclear why you want to this, but OK, it's what you seem to want.

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Phone wouldn't recongnize apps on FAT32

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Because when i copied back the APPs to FAT32 partiton phone wasn't able to read them therefore i want to try to put them into Ext2 partition to see if phone would ne to recognize those APPs or not

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I recall this to be true.

In reply to: Phone wouldn't recongnize apps on FAT32

So far, not one app can be installed to the SD card. You have to slip in the card, format it on the device (for best effect/reliability) then move apps to the SD card.

If you fuss around with that card, you get to repeat the app install and move.

This is how Android is today.

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