Switching PI4 4Gb to Pi4 8Gb

Hello guys,

I have currently a raspberry Pi4 4Gb and I have received a raspberry 4 8Gb which I would like to use for my Umbrel server. My question is simple can I simply switch the SD and the SSD to the new raspberry or do I need to format everything and go with a clean install?

Thanks and happy new year!


  1. Shut down your old RPi node
  2. take the mSD (just in case, re-flash it with latest Umbrel version), plug it into new RPi,
  3. take the SSD drive and plug it into new RPi
  4. start the new RPi


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Thank you, this is mostly what I did unless I didn’t reflash the sd card. Everything works well.