By Cherry / Last Updated September 6, 2019

About SD card

SD, the Secure Digital, is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SDA for use in portable devices. Secure Digital includes four card families available in three different sizes. The four SD cards are SDSC, SDHC, SDXC, SDIO. SD cards have three different sizes: the original size, the mini size, the micro size. The four card families have different capacity volumes, file systems, and you can choose any one that suited your devices. Or you can format SD card to the file system that suited your requirements.

SD Card

There are many SD card brands in the market, such as Samsung SD card, Toshiba SD card, SanDisk, Sony, Lexar, Maxell, Transcend, PNY, Kingston, etc. In commonly, SD card is tiny, portable, and it has a fast speed of data transfer. Thus, it is widely used in portable devices like Mobile phone, Digital camera, PDA, Media player, etc.

Why you need to clone android SD card to a larger one?

Many Android devices like Android phone, Android tablet, they use SD card to store pictures, photos, music, movies and other data. However, with more and more data added, you may find the SD card is not enough to store data. Thus, upgrade Android SD card to a larger one should be the best way. And if you do not want to lose data after upgrading, clone Android SD card to a larger one is the most suitable way to you.

Android SD card cloning software

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard should be the best free Android SD card cloning software that can help you clone your Android SD card safely. It supports you to clone SD card to other places including internal hard drive, external hard drive, a USB flash drive, or another SD card. What’s the important, with this Android SD card cloning software, you can upgrade your small SD to larger SD card without losing data. The next content is for how to clone Android SD card to larger one with AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Steps of how to clone Android SD card to a larger SD card

With the help of AOMEI Partition Assistant, things would be easier, and here provides you the detailed steps of how to clone Android SD card to a larger SD card. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. Plug the small and the larger Android SD cards into your Windows computer via card reader, make sure they all can be detected by your computer.

Step 2. Free download AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, install and launch it. It will display you its concise interface containing all disk(s) on your computer. Click All Tools> Disk Clone Wizard at the left pane directly.

Disk Copy Wizard

Step 3.You will be moved to the disk copy wizard. And here need you to select a copy way: Clone Disk Quickly (recommended) or Sector-by-Sector Clone.

Copy Disk Quickly

Tips:

  • The Clone Disk Quickly will only copy the used space on the SD card. It will take less time and occupy less space on the target drive.

  • The Sector-by-Sector Clone will copy every byte on your SD card no matter it is used or not. This way will take more time and occupy more space on the target disk.

  • If your SD card is an exFAT file system SD card, you can only copy within “Sector-by-Sector Clone” method.

Step 4. After making sure what the copy way you choose, you need to select the source disk, here is Disk 3.

Select Source Disk

Step 5. Select the destination disk. Here is Disk 4.

Select Destination Disk

Step 6. AOMEI Partition Assistant allows you to adjust the partition size on the destination disk before initiating the progress. You can alsoresize SD card partition after cloning.

Edit Disk

Step 7. You will back to the main interface. Click Apply, confirm the copy information in the Pending Operation window, and click Proceed if there is no problem.

Apply

Those are all steps of how to clone Android SD card to larger one. After cloning, you can plug in the larger cloned SD card to your Android device and use it in normal. AOMEI Partition Assistant also is an amazing disk manager tool that applies you many advanced features like allocated free space, quick partition, and so on. You can upgrade to AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional to get more advanced features.