[Root] Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error

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Fix Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error

Since Android KitKat 4.4.2, Google has decided to block the apps permission to write to external SD Card. Although this might not sound that alarming to the average users, but it might become problematic if you use apps which store a lot internal memory. Also, your device’s memory might become low over the time.

Since Samsung Galaxy Note 4 already supports external SD Card, why don’t we remove this ridiculous restriction from our device and fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card write error. Although, you will have to root your device if you want remove this restriction from your device.

Also just so for you to know, this added restriction doesn’t prevent you from reading your SD Card files, you can still listen to your favorite music from the SD Card or see the images that you saved on it. You can just delete or edit them in any way.

 

[How to] Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error

In order to be able to have a write access to your SD Card, you need to patch an internal system file of Android 4.4 but for that you should have root access. If you already have root access on your device then you must complete the following steps to get the write permissions back :-

  • 1
    Download and install SD KitKat Fixer app from Google Play Store, this app is going to do all the hard work.
  • 2
    Once the app is installed, open the app, you will see the following screen with NOT FIXED written in red as the current status.Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error
  • 3
    To install the patch, just tap on the FIX button. Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error
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    Now the app will ask for the root access, remember to grant it access when you see the SuperUser dialog asking for confirmation.
  • 5
    Once you grant it access, SD KitKat fixer will do some hocus pocus in the background and in next few seconds you will see a new Status screen with status being shown as FIXED written in green.Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error
  • 6
    That’s it, you have successfully patched your SD Card and can delete, edit or modify any file on your SD Card.

You can always uninstall the SD KitKat Fixer app now, since you don’t need it anymore. Even after uninstalling the app, changes to the system pertains.

You must also keep in mind that this patch will continue to work until you install a new firmware update or flash a new firmware. In such case where you lose this permission, just follow the tutorial once again and fix Samsung Galaxy Note 4 External SD Card Write Error once again.

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