Out of curiosity than anything else, i decided to try out the procedure i found on the internet which promises to Increase the internal memory of the Toshiba Thrive tablet.
No, it does not require any screw drivers or the likes. It is purely a software affair. Basically, what i set out to do was to make the device recognize the external memory card as an internal memory.
Mine was a case of “if i can do it, so why not?”. The thing is, the Thrive as it is, has a generous 32GB internal memory which can accommodate as much apps as any download junkie may wish for. But my curiousity got the better of me.
- Expectedly, you would need to root your tablet first.
- Install a 3rd party file manager with root access. Astro file manager or File Manager HD (Tablet) would do.
- By going into the directory /etc/ and with rw access you need to modify /etc/ vold.fstab
- You need to change the lines
dev_mount storage /mnt/sdcard 8 /devices/platform/sdhci-tegra.3/mmc_host/mmc0
dev_mount sdcard /mnt/sdcard2 auto /devices/platform/sdhci-tegra.2/mmc_host/mmc1
dev_mount storage /mnt/sdcard2 8 /devices/platform/sdhci-tegra.3/mmc_host/mmc0
dev_mount sdcard /mnt/sdcard auto /devices/platform/sdhci-tegra.2/mmc_host/mmc1
Then save and reboot your thrive. This will change your external sdcard BACK to /mnt/sdcard rather then /mnt/sdcard2
I recommend you do this on Android 3.2 Honeycomb.