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Samsung Galaxy S4 and memory card problems
Hello. I just recently upgraded from a DROID RAZR MAXX to a Samsung Galaxy S4. I moved the 16GB MicroSD card over to the new phone and it worked just fine with no problems. I found a good deal on a Samsung 64GB Class 10 MicroSD card on Amazon so I picked it up.
When I got it in, I copied the content from the 16GB card to my PC which copied over just fine. I did not format the new card, and that may be my problem now that I think of it, but when I attempted to copy the content from my PC to the new card, it took about 3 hours to copy about 9GB of data over to it. I have also found that since installing this, video and pictures I take that are stored to the card are being corrupted.
Is the problem the card or that I didn't format the card? I understand that a class 10 card should be more than fine to work with the Galaxy S4 phone.
- 02-27-2014, 03:17 PM #2
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Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 and memory card problems
SD cards come pre-formatted but you might want to check if the card is counterfeit. If you do Amazon will refund your money np. Samsung sd cards are becoming a new target for counterfeit. I would check youtube or just google "how to ID counterfeit SD cards".
- 02-27-2014, 03:25 PM #3
Check out my guide for fixing corruption on SD cards: [GUIDE] Using chkdsk to fix a corrupted SD card
As far as formatting, it is recommended to format it inside of the phone, because SD cards have to be in a certain format to work properly.
Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2Everything in this post is 100% accurate...I think
R.I.P. Motorola...and what could have been the best smartphone line ever
- 02-27-2014, 09:32 PM #4
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