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Warnings with SD cards for A2

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By philipvipe123, Junior Member on 14th June 2012, 04:10 PM
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So I recently ordered a Sandisk Class 4 16 gb sd card for my Atrix 2. I wanted to be able to keep a backup of a ROM at all times while having 500 songs on my phone..but 2 gb just didnt cut it.
So i tried to connect the card with my phones USB cable while having it in the device, but it just wasnt showing up on the computer. I had to end up using a card reader.
It still works...just something to keep in mind while buying SD cards.
 
 
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So I recently ordered a Sandisk Class 4 16 gb sd card for my Atrix 2. I wanted to be able to keep a backup of a ROM at all times while having 500 songs on my phone..but 2 gb just didnt cut it.
So i tried to connect the card with my phones USB cable while having it in the device, but it just wasnt showing up on the computer. I had to end up using a card reader.
It still works...just something to keep in mind while buying SD cards.

In order to view files on your sdcard on your computer, you have to select the "USB Mass Storage" option.
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I did put it in the USB Mass Storage option
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I did put it in the USB Mass Storage option

Did you format the sdcard IN THE PHONE prior to trying to view the files via your computer?
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Did you format the sdcard IN THE PHONE prior to trying to view the files via your computer?

thats probably it. I had this happen off and on until I let android format it. my recomendation would be to put it in your computer and format it as fat32 then put it in the phone and have it format it
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Thanks a lot ill try that
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Although problems do not seem to be prevalent with the slower class cards, it might be a good idea to follow Patriot's advice regarding formatting. The suggestion was posted by Patriot in response to a review of a 32GB class 10 microSDHC.

Patriot acknowledged a problem with hemorrhoid OS and 32GB class 10 cards and suggested a temporary fix of performing a full format on a Windows PC with a 32kb allocation size, obviously FAT32 since stock hemorrhoid does not recognize NFTS.

The reply can be found in this review although the specific page will change if more reviews are added.
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16th July 2012, 12:31 AM |#8  
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Sandisk ultra mobile 32gb class 6/10(expensive n useless)
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Originally Posted by philipvipe123

So I recently ordered a Sandisk Class 4 16 gb sd card for my Atrix 2. I wanted to be able to keep a backup of a ROM at all times while having 500 songs on my phone..but 2 gb just didnt cut it.
So i tried to connect the card with my phones USB cable while having it in the device, but it just wasnt showing up on the computer. I had to end up using a card reader.
It still works...just something to keep in mind while buying SD cards.

i bought 2 times brand (Sandisk 32gb class 6/10)..its only can be used for 1 day with my Atrix 2(supercharged V6)..after that.. damn corrupted!! now im using brand (KingMax 32gb class 10)..its been used for a month..nothing problems occur..
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i bought 2 times brand (Sandisk 32gb class 6/10)..its only can be used for 1 day with my Atrix 2(supercharged V6)..after that.. damn corrupted!! now im using brand (KingMax 32gb class 10)..its been used for a month..nothing problems occur..

Be patient... they'll likely come sooner or later.
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I got a 16gb class 4 sandisk and I am formatting it in my computer using following method:
I inserted the memory card in my E71 and connected it to my computer in mass storage mode. Then I started formatting using fat32, 32kb through my computer. But it is taking ages. Since last 2 hours, only 35% is completed. My questions:
1) Can i stop the format in between ? Or will it lead to certain faults?
2) Is the format this slow? Or should I try formatting it by putting it in adaptor and putting the adaptor in laptop slot and then format?
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Be patient... they'll likely come sooner or later.

Hello, may i ask u how long for previous user before they got a problem with their 32gb class 10 sd??

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