Format SD Card - Samsung Galaxy Note8

Caution This procedure erases all data on the memory card. It is recommended to back up the data.

Note To perform the steps below, ensure an SD card is inserted.

 

  1. Ensure that your smartphone isn't connected to a computer via the USB cable.
  2. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  3. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Device maintenance > Storage (lower-right).
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right) then tap Storage settings.
  5. From the Portable storage section, select the name of the SD card.
    Note The name varies depending upon the type of card used.
  6. Tap Format.
  7. Review the disclaimer then tap FORMAT.
    Note Allow several seconds for the process to complete.
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