1. AC Question's Avatar
    It's a Wiko Sunset running Android 4.4.2.

    It keeps on asking me this question every 5-10 minutes; I set the default disk to SD card (almost) every time. Nevertheless, the next tie it asks, it's set the rite disk back to phone memory.

    As a result I don't have enough space for photos, screenshots etc.

    Thanks,
    Andy Matterson
    06-08-2015 07:57 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Do you know if it's the system asking you, or some installed app?
    06-08-2015 11:24 AM
  3. AndyMatterson's Avatar
    It's the system. I have the screensaver period set very short to save battery. After the screensaver kicks in, or the phone goes to sleep or whatever you call it, the phone 'blinks', and if I switch it back on, this message appears. It's actually much more frequent than every 10 minutes.

    I previously had a similar problem and couldn'r store photos, music etc. I came to the conclusion that the SD card was u/s, bought a new one and installed it. If I set the defualt write disk to SD Card I can (briefly) store photos, screenshots etc. But this message appears and the default write disk is set back to phone memory.

    Thanks for your help!
    06-10-2015 08:11 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    See if it occurs in Safe Mode, which temporarily disables all 3rd party apps. On most Android devices, while powered on, press and hold Power until the Power Off menu appears. Press and hold the Power Off selection until the Safe Mode prompt appears. Tap OK. If the problem disappears in Safe Mode, then something you installed is causing the problem. You may have to uninstall apps one by one until the problem disappears. If the problem persists in Safe Mode, then it's more likely to be a hardware or firmware problem.

    You could also try wiping the cache partition in the Recovery Menu, but the only video I could find is in French (there are other videos in English for other Wiko models, but I'm not sure if the procedure is exactly the same). Instead of selecting Wipe Data/Factory Reset, make sure you select Wipe Cache Partition:



    If that video is too unclear, then try this one for a different model:

    06-10-2015 10:50 AM
  5. AndyMatterson's Avatar
    Thanks for your help! I am in the process of trying it out. In the meantime the default write disk has been set to phone memory and the message stopped appearing.

    Of course that means I have an SD card fitted which I can't use which is a bit dumb.

    I'll let you know if I find any app that's causing the problem.
    06-12-2015 04:45 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are these SD cards all purchased from the same place? If it's not the most reliable seller, then it's possible they could be selling batches of counterfeit cards, and you got two of them.
    06-13-2015 12:44 AM
  7. Naveenrockz's Avatar
    My phone is too doing same.. Is your Problem Solved....
    09-28-2015 01:22 AM
  8. mersad coffeenet's Avatar
    My phone is too doing same.. Is your Problem Solved?
    03-15-2016 02:39 AM

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