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By OwenW71, Senior Member on 5th December 2012, 02:47 PM
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8th December 2012, 05:38 PM |#11  
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[QUOTE=havocd;35146562]I have a sandisk 64gb class 10 I havent had this problem as of yet...

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12th December 2012, 09:23 PM |#12  
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I am having the same issue. It is with all SD-Cards I try after some time. I have 2 32gb Sandisk class 10 that I tried and a handful of 2 and 4 gb class 4 and class 6 cards. After sometime, 20 minutes to a couple of hours I starting getting the "SD Card unexpectedly removed" Then a quick scanning s Card message. I tried formatting the cards with different computers and even using my Linux machine to see if it would fix it.

Has anyone come up with a solution yet? Should I swap the phone out for another one since I have ruled out the SD-Card as being the problem.

My 14 days hits this weekend and it is easier to get things done at T-Mobile before that time frame expires.
12th December 2012, 09:39 PM |#13  
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How about card format? All fat32? Exfat?
12th December 2012, 09:41 PM |#14  
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All fat32 for me. Phone is stock, holding out on root for awhile so I can learn why Touchwiz is so hated.

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12th December 2012, 09:43 PM |#15  
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Maybe format on your computer in exfat, maybe make a difference?
13th December 2012, 12:27 AM |#16  
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Maybe format on your computer in exfat, maybe make a difference?

curious about this as well.
you guys not having problems, you format exfat??/ what is the difference between exfat and fat32?
13th December 2012, 02:52 AM |#17  
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I tried ExFAT, but the phone did not recognize it at all.

I wonder if anyone has had this issue with a Samsung brand card?

Swyped from a hand-held Galaxy.
13th December 2012, 04:39 AM |#18  
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Im getting the same problem with my 32 gb sandisk sd card but luckily amazon is still willing to exchange it out for me
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13th December 2012, 07:49 AM |#19  
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I formatted mine to exfat to see what would happen. I checked online and this phone supports exfat natively. I moved my files back on to the card after the format and then tossed it in the phone and it worked. It has been over an hour and still has not removed itself unexpectedly.

Will report back in tomorrow after I give it some time to settle.

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13th December 2012, 05:27 PM |#20  
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It is still removing itself almost everytime the phone goes to sleep. The last time it actually unmounted and tols me it was safe to remove the sd card when I woke the phone up.

What cards are people running? I have 2 I am testing this with:

SanDisk ultra 32GB SD-HC U1 (comparable to class 10), 1 is formatted to exfat and is half filled with mp3's, the other is fat32 and half filed with mp3's.

The mp3's are different on each card, I have a folder of music that I always throw back on the card but thought it might be corrupted so last night I made a new folder and added fresh music to see if that was the issue.

I found the official sd formatter program from the SD Alliance to try. I just formatted 1 of the cards with it and am moving the music back now. It will be a while though. From sd to computer the speeds are 12 to 30 MB/s but from computer to sd it is 2 to 5 MB/s?

Hope to have this figured out by the end of the day.

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13th December 2012, 05:32 PM |#21  
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If that doesnt work I would odin stock rom and factory reset. If that dont help then maybe time to replace the phone.

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