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External SD stopped working

15th August 2014, 01:19 PM   |  #1  
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My Note8 is about 3mos old and is rooted running on CM11. My 64gig Kignston was inserted on day 1 and left in, working fine. Yesterday the external SD stopped. My file manger, Xplorer, started running very slowly so I shutdown, took out the card and replaced it and restarted. It came back up slowly, 1.5min instead of 1.05. The SD card is NOT recognized when I look in Stettings:Storage but when I removed the card I received the warning about removing it without stopping it. My Galaxy 8 phone has the same type card in it so I swapped them. I can see and use the card in the phone but the Note 8 does not recognize the phones card.

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15th August 2014, 01:39 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by CenturionFive

My Note8 is about 3mos old and is rooted running on CM11. My 64gig Kignston was inserted on day 1 and left in, working fine. Yesterday the external SD stopped. My file manger, Xplorer, started running very slowly so I shutdown, took out the card and replaced it and restarted. It came back up slowly, 1.5min instead of 1.05. The SD card is NOT recognized when I look in Stettings:Storage but when I removed the card I received the warning about removing it without stopping it. My Galaxy 8 phone has the same type card in it so I swapped them. I can see and use the card in the phone but the Note 8 does not recognize the phones card.

Any suggestions?

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Do a factory wipe and see if things go back to normal with the SD... if it does not, it could be hardware or a bug in CM11 version you are running.
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15th August 2014, 01:57 PM   |  #3  
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Do a factory wipe and see if things go back to normal with the SD... if it does not, it could be hardware or a bug in CM11 version you are running.

By "Factory wipe," do you mean re-install stock firmware or just wipe it an re-install the latest cm-11?

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15th August 2014, 03:41 PM   |  #4  
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By "Factory wipe," do you mean re-install stock firmware or just wipe it an re-install the latest cm-11?

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For a soft reset... http://beforebuyit.com/hard-reset/sa...ata-reset.html

For a hard reset... http://www.tsar3000.com/Joomla/index...-to&Itemid=104
16th August 2014, 08:18 AM   |  #5  
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overheating sd card
I had the same problem.
The solution was that the card overheaded by use it.
I can read them in a card reader but not in the Notes 8.
I have exchanged the card and now this card is not so hot in use.
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16th August 2014, 03:19 PM   |  #6  
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Not sure what solved it but I did a factory reset anf flashed the latest CM11 snapsot. Mine was a couple months old

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28th September 2014, 09:02 PM   |  #7  
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Went through 3 16gb Lexar cards - all failed
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Not sure what solved it but I did a factory reset anf flashed the latest CM11 snapsot. Mine was a couple months old

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I went through 3 Lexar Micro SD cards (600x class 10) all failed and sent back to Lexar. They kept replacing them but I stopped trying after 3rd card failed. At first I thought it was the cards, but now I think it must have been the Note 8. Once they failed they wouldn't work in any device and they couldn't be reformatted.

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