Does Galaxy S9/S9 support the Adoptable Storage feature?

Last Update date : Sep 18. 2020

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What is Adoptable Storage?

Adoptable Storage is a feature introduced by Google that enables you to format and external storage media such as a Micro SD card to be used as a permanant internal storage. Data on the adopted SD Card will be encrypted and cannot be mounted on other devices.



Things to know about Adoptable storage.


  • In order to use adoptable storage, you need a mobile device that runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and a Micro SD Card slot.


  • Mainly, Adoptable Storage is a technology applied to devices with low internal memory capacity due to technology constraints or price issues. (If you want to use it as internal memory, you need to format microSD and encrypt it).


  • Adoptable Storage is not suitable for usage as external memory can be easily attached/detached. It can not guarantee the system stability and protection of data files.

Note : Samsung has disabled this feature since the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge and this is no longer supported in our latest models such as the  Note 10/10+, Galaxy S10/10+, Note 9,  Galaxy S9/S9+, Note 8 and Galaxy S8/S8+.

For all other queries or further technical assistance, please call Samsung Customer Care on 0800 726 786 or Live Chat with our Technical Team online, services are open 24 hours, 7 days.

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