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    Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    In windows 7, it is possible to use the external memory devices to use as RAM to fasten the system's speed so is there any such facility in Android also? please inform as soon as possible.

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    tyson tyson is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    NO...
    this kind of facility is not available in android..
    to get good speed..
    Use app like task killer,juice defender and set it for certain interval which can increase your speed as well as efficiency of bettery too.

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    If you have ever used linux OS then you must be aware of the term SWAP. In every linux os we create a partition called SWAP. This SWAP partition does the same work that is done by external memory as ram in windows &.
    And Android OS is also based on Linux kernel. You can also create a swap partition of sd card. But you have to root your device to get benefit of these apps.
    To do so i will recommend these following apps:
    1. SWAPit RAM Expander : You can expand your virtual memory upto 2.5 gb by using this app.
    2. Swappper2application : This app also helps creating a swap partition of SD card.

    There are also many apps which do the same.
    PS: THese apps may degrade your SD card life.

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    No,it is not possible in Android.SD card know as external memory & RAM is internal memory.
    RAM is the memory where current applications run.If RAM gets full or come to less space then the speed of your phone will decrease.
    RAM & ROM are internal part of your phone memory.You can transfer phone memory apps to SD card but can not use SD card in place of RAM.

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Dear Friend..

    No.its not possible to use Microe SD card as a RAM for the android devices..

    NO such type of External RAM is available for Android devices..

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Dear Aspirant..



    No. This is not Possible to use a Micro SD card as an External RAM in Android Devices. So you have to

    manage with your Device RAM. And I think A Android Device RAM is more than enough so try to manage

    with it or you can Buy a new Device with more RAM.

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    You might increase your RAM in PC, but its not possible to do for smartphones.
    Even if you try to increase speed using SD card, you will end up a worn out very soon, because RAM operates very fast , but a external
    disk can only supports few cycles of write/erase as compared to RAM.
    So, you get anything using virtual memory, so only best option is " Buy New Phone "

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    dear friend.............
    It is not possible to use micro sd card as a ram in android devices because sd card is external memory and ram is internal memory.......
    To get the good speed .......use app like juice defender,task killer and then set it for certain interval which will increase your speed.........
    Thank you

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Friend , RAM is a type of Internal Memory , but SD is suppose to be a External Memory, So there would not be a possiblity to use SD as RAM in Android Devices

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Hello Dear Friend,

    >> As you want to know about that is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices for this as No, its not possible to use Microe SD card as a RAM for the android devices. As no such types of External RAM is available for Android devices in the market for the devices.

    Thanks you for contacting.....

    Hope this will help you a lot......All the Best..............!!

    Reply With Quote

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Dear Friend,

    You are not able to shift your RAM memory to your SD card memory. Because it the internal memory part of your phone. But to increase your phone speed you should try the app - RAM BOOSTER.

    Regards,
    INDRAJIT BARAT

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Dear friend No it is not possible to do so because the sd card cannot do the same function of your ram I hope it helps Happy to help Thanks and visit again

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Hello Friend,

    You may get malicious content on Net that you can use SD card as RAM on your Android Mobile but that's not true.There is no way by which you can turn your SD card into RAM of your Phone.And my sincere advise to you is don't go for rooting at all.You'll leave your Phone bricked.

    Hope It helps!

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Hello friend..

    Opss!!!
    bad news..

    It is not Possible..

    Thanks for contacting us..

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    sorry my dear friend this is impossible to use sd card as ram
    because both totally different functions

    thank you

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    No.
    its not possible to use Microe SD card as a RAM for the android devices..

    NO such type of External RAM is available for Android devices

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Hello , it looks like your concern is about increasing speed of your device . There are apps available on android market which enhances speed . You can go for Ram booster or Juice defender as both will do that . As per your question on you can't use your sd care as RAM . Hope that helps . Thanks

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    YES you can increase the RAM using Swap File and Swap Partition. Adding a SWAP partition will make the phone believe you have more RAM. To create a SWAP partition you need to have a rooted phone.

    only bad thing by creating the SWAP partition is that you may degrade your SD card's life...

    Here is link to help you create a SWAP partition--- link

    All the best !!!

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    YES YES YES YES. YOU CAN BUT TO DO IT YOU NEED TO BE ROOTED
    GO TO CYANOGENMOD SETTINGS ( if you r using CYANOGENMOD)
    GO TO PERFORMANCE
    SELECT VISUAL MEMORY VMHEAP SIZE
    SELECT ANY MAX AMOUNT OF MEMORY PER VM HEAP ( I have chosen 32m)
    And this has increased my phones speed.

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Quote Originally Posted by krks5190 View Post
    If you have ever used linux OS then you must be aware of the term SWAP. In every linux os we create a partition called SWAP. This SWAP partition does the same work that is done by external memory as ram in windows &.
    And Android OS is also based on Linux kernel. You can also create a swap partition of sd card. But you have to root your device to get benefit of these apps.
    To do so i will recommend these following apps:
    1. SWAPit RAM Expander : You can expand your virtual memory upto 2.5 gb by using this app.
    2. Swappper2application : This app also helps creating a swap partition of SD card.

    There are also many apps which do the same.
    PS: THese apps may degrade your SD card life.

    I am about to try to root my android, galaxy pocket
    Have not tried it yet but I've been reading articles regarding the root process.

    This is what I gathered:
    with an unrooted device/mobile phone, using the SD as the Ram is not possible.
    with the rooted device, it is possible.

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Hey turds.

    Quit hating "my friend" it IS possible to use your external sd card as RAM using the app called RAM expander for android. Good luck!

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Hello dear.......

    No it is not possible to use SD card as RAM for android device
    but you can increases your speed by using the RAM Booster

    Thank you,,,,,,,,

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    NO,

    In android devices it is not possible to use SD card as RAM.

    But you can do it by downloading some apps.

    you can use any one of the apps:

    Juice defender.

    Ram booster.

    Swapper2.

    !!!!!GOOD LUCK!!!!!

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    Re: Is it possible to use SD card as RAM in Android devices?

    Dear Friend..

    It just can't possible to use flash memory as a RAM.

    Flash memory or memory card are the storage devices which is used only for storing files, songs, photos, games, video, apps, etc...
    As it is the external device which can be removed anytime but RAM is the internal device which can't be removed or extend in mobile and tablets.

    But if you still want to increase the RAM of your mobile, then use RAM Booster and Advanced Task Killer for this purpose.
    Both the apps are available at Google Play and Android Market which helps you to increase the mobile RAM speed as they are multi-purpose apps which remove error, virus.

    So this helps you,
    Thank you..

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