How To Format an SD Card on Android

November 2016


This tutorial will explain how to format the SD card of your Android phone. This simple process will ensure that your memory card is compatible with your device.

Format SD Card on Android

Start on the home screen of your device and tap on Menu > Settings.

Scroll to SD & Phone Storage.

The option for Format SD card will be grayed out, but it should still be active. Tap on Unmount SD card and then validate.

Next, tap on Format SD. Follow the on-screen procedure to complete the formatting.

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