How to give permission access to Apps over SD Card in Marshmallow Android 6 phones

Last Updated on December 14, 2020

permission access SD Card in Marshmallow

I earlier wrote about giving permission access to allow apps take control of your SD card in Lollipop. Today, this guide works for devices running Android 6 Marshmallow especially for devices like Samsung, Lenovo and some custom Roms.

Try this method and check if it works for you.


Disclaimer: Remember your actions are solely at your own risk. Wrong flashing method can lead to boot loop or bricked device.

Try any of these methods below;

Method 1

For Normal Android Stock recovery. Use this method if you are confused about custom recovery.

  1. Root your Android using KingoRoot. If your device is rooted, proceed
  2. Download Flashable image from this link
  3. Download Flashify.
  4. Open Flashify and select Recovery image
  5. Locate the downloaded flashable image you downloaded
  6. Then, confirm select. Wait till the process is finished
  7. Now, reboot your phone. Your device can read your SD Card

Method 2: For users with custom recovery

  1. Turn off phone,
  2. Boot into recovery,
  3. Backup your system and data partition, (optional)
  4. Choose Advance, Install from SD
  5. Locate the downloaded flashable image
  6. Choose YES to confirm installing from SD
  7. Reboot phone normally.

To revert the changes, follow the same steps again. This means that flashing it twice will have no effect.

Restart and your device is ready to share SD Card as a resource to apps needing it and operations by the users(copying files from internal memory to SDcard.

Credits to Rufus Kelvin XDA Developers

3 responses to “How to give permission access to Apps over SD Card in Marshmallow Android 6 phones”

  1. Hello;
    Root your Android device, install flashify, download flashable image, use flashify to install downloaded image on your device, and reboot your phone. It is done

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