Verizon Ellipsis® 10 HD - Format SD / Memory Card

Caution Caution:

  • When the SD / Memory Card is formatted as portable storage, the stored data on the card can be transferred to other devices.
  • When the SD / Memory Card is formatted as internal storage, it's encrypted to protect your stored data and cannot be transferred to other devices.
  • When formatted, all current stored data on the card is erased. It's recommended to back up your music, pictures and videos.

Format as Portable Storage
Format as Internal Storage

Format as Portable Storage

  1. Ensure your tablet isn't connected to a computer via a USB cable.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Storage (Device section).
  3. Tap SD / Memory Card.
    Note The name of the SD / Memory Card varies by manufacturer.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  5. Tap Settings.
  6. Tap Format or tap Format as portable storage.
    Note When formatted as portable storage, data stored on the card can be transferred to other devices.
  7. Tap ERASE & FORMAT (lower-right).
    Note Allow several seconds for the process to complete.
  8. Tap DONE (lower-right).

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Format as Internal Storage

  1. Ensure your tablet isn't connected to a computer via a USB cable.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Storage (Device section).
  3. Tap SD / Memory Card.
    Note The name of the SD / Memory Card varies by manufacturer.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-right).
  5. Tap Settings.
  6. Tap Format as internal storage.
    Note When formatted as internal storage, data stored on the card can't be transferred to other devices.
  7. Tap ERASE & FORMAT (located in the lower-right).
    Note Allow several seconds for the process to complete and tap OK, if prompted.
  8. From the "Move data to new storage" screen, select one of the following then tap NEXT (located in the lower-right):
    Note This moves media, apps, etc. from internal storage to the SD / Memory Card.
    • Move now
      Note If selected, tap Move.
      Note Allow several seconds for the process to complete.
    • Move later
  9. Tap DONE (located in the lower-right).

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