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    Default SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    I am new to Android, but this problem seems like it shouldn't be so difficult...

    For my M8 I bought a MicroSD 10 64GB memory card. When I put it in, nothing happens. When I go to Storage and hit Mount SD card, the little pop up 'Preparing SD card" flashes for a second or two and goes away, and nothing happens. The card worked initially, as it saved photos from my email directly to the SD card.

    Do I have to install this somehow? Or did I get had by buying a card off ebay? or does HTC only accept specific cards?
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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    Quote Originally Posted by nobergan View Post
    I am new to Android, but this problem seems like it shouldn't be so difficult...

    For my M8 I bought a MicroSD 10 64GB memory card. When I put it in, nothing happens. When I go to Storage and hit Mount SD card, the little pop up 'Preparing SD card" flashes for a second or two and goes away, and nothing happens. The card worked initially, as it saved photos from my email directly to the SD card.

    Do I have to install this somehow? Or did I get had by buying a card off ebay? or does HTC only accept specific cards?
    Welcome to the forums, and Android.
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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Welcome to the forums, and Android.
    Can you read the card on your PC?

    On a side note, have you said hello to the rest of the community? Introductions - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com
    As luck would have it, neither my work computer or home laptop have an SD slot, so I can't check.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Welcome to the forums, and Android.
    Can you read the card on your PC?

    On a side note, have you said hello to the rest of the community? Introductions - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com
    As luck would have it, neither my work computer or home laptop have an SD slot, so I can't check.
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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    Quote Originally Posted by nobergan View Post
    As luck would have it, neither my work computer or home laptop have an SD slot, so I can't check.

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    As luck would have it, neither my work computer or home laptop have an SD slot, so I can't check.
    You may have to get a card reader that can plug into a USB slot.

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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    You may have to get a card reader that can plug into a USB slot.
    Would this card be compatible? http://www.amazon.ca/SanDisk-MicroSD...1-20&m1k=vb_ac
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    It should be. Are you looking at a new one?

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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    It should be. Are you looking at a new one?
    I am thinking that is the way to go, yeah
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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    Quote Originally Posted by nobergan View Post
    I am new to Android, but this problem seems like it shouldn't be so difficult...

    For my M8 I bought a MicroSD 10 64GB memory card. When I put it in, nothing happens. When I go to Storage and hit Mount SD card, the little pop up 'Preparing SD card" flashes for a second or two and goes away, and nothing happens. The card worked initially, as it saved photos from my email directly to the SD card.

    Do I have to install this somehow? Or did I get had by buying a card off ebay? or does HTC only accept specific cards?
    I'm having similar issues with my HTC One M8, I have a 128GB card I purchased off of eBay, type 10 like yours but it won't stay mounted.
    My phone won't be recognised by HTC Sync Manage which I can fix by restarting it but the card then dismounts again I can fix this by formatting it though and once done I can move music and images onto it but it always fails. I suspect one of 2 things.
    1. The phone stops being recognised by the software.
    or
    2. The SD card dismounted causing it to crash.
    As you can imagine having to format the card every time this happens is rather counter productive.
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    Default Re: SD Card won't mount on HTC One (M8)

    hey, I'm having the same problem. I bought a Sandisk 128gb micro sd card and installed it. I was able to get it working through HTC Sync and assign it as the preferred storage for music. Adding large amounts of music was a problem and HTC Sync, joy that it is to use, stalled and only added about 20gb of music. Anyway I thought this was a good start and would get back to it later. This worked for a few days then stopped, it seemed to have deleted all my music then UN-mount. Now I can't mount it. HELP PLEASE

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