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[Q] Broken MicroSD Card - Galaxy S3

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By vizion98, Member on 6th February 2014, 02:00 PM
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Went to listen to my music today and nothing was showing up. Opened ES file explorer and sure enough the card was not being recognized. I took it out put it in my computer that once did recognize and transfer files with the card and it also no longer recognizes it. I did some research and it seems this happens a LOT with Samsung Galaxy's and Note's. I did not have any important files, but I would like to somehow reformat the card so I am not out 40 bucks. Thanks so much!

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6th February 2014, 05:35 PM |#2  
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U can use ur fone to reformat ur card on ur fone but if it doesn't recognize it then use ur pc. As in for programs. Jst google one i think Samsung website offers one

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6th February 2014, 05:50 PM |#3  
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Download and use the SDcard formatter:
https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/
6th February 2014, 07:42 PM |#4  
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U can use ur fone to reformat ur card on ur fone but if it doesn't recognize it then use ur pc. As in for programs. Jst google one i think Samsung website offers one

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Neither my phone or PC recognizes it. I even downloaded the SD card formatting program above (listed by buhohitr) and it wouldn't recognize it. That is my dilemma. How to format a non-recognizable card.
6th February 2014, 07:43 PM |#5  
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I think ur sdcard is fried.. U could try another pc

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6th February 2014, 07:48 PM |#6  
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I think ur sdcard is fried.. U could try another pc

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I believe it is corrupted to the point where it isn't recognizable but I feel as if there is some way to fix it. If not that is a true shame. Something Samsung REALLY needs to fix. I do not understand why my phone would destroy a SD card???
6th February 2014, 08:09 PM |#7  
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I was actually thinking of getting of a Samsung sd card cuz i had bad experience with SanDisk at 64gb. But for $7 for 64gb cant go wrong lol it was sale for $30 but had a gift card so $7 out of pocket

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I was actually thinking of getting of a Samsung sd card cuz i had bad experience with SanDisk at 64gb. But for $7 for 64gb cant go wrong lol it was sale for $30 but had a gift card so $7 out of pocket

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Wish I could have gotten that deal. Not exactly sure what to do. Really bummed a SD card just broke because of my phone. With Samsung's rep in phones and using a Samsung SD card this should not be a problem
7th February 2014, 12:32 AM |#9  
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Try contacting Samsung to see if they can replace ur card.. Check Amazon they had the same deal about a week ago. But it was SanDisk brand

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