Drive file system Issue with Galaxy Note

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Hi there,

I have a Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 which is having issues with external drives having NTFS formatting, when I plug my Flash drive with FAT32 file system, it works well, What could be the Problem? How can I make my 4TB external drive work with my Galaxy Note?

Answered By 70 points N/A #141493

Drive file system Issue with Galaxy Note


Galaxy Note 10.1 is a device that runs with Android OS developed by Google. Unlike Windows, it is a mobile OS and has many advantages and disadvantages than Windows.

NTFS file system is a file system of Windows NT architecture which is not supported by Android. Whether, FAT32 is a universal file format that is supported by any device.

Because of structure difference, your Galaxy Note 10.1 is not supporting NTFS file system.

You can use any app that has the ability to access NTFS file format.

  • Paragon exFAT, NTFS & HFS+: An awesome app that has the ability to access SD cards and other data storage drives formatted in NTFS, exFAT format. Also, it can format the drives for you in these popular file formats.

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