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SD Card Damaged!!!! But why???

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9th July 2014, 10:20 AM   |  #1  
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God everyday there is something new with this phone I probably shouldn't say this here in a android forum but what idiot i was to switch back to android again?
from bad reception ... unstable os and now all of a sudden it doesn't mount my sd card.. I have a 64 GB Samsung Pro... the best sd card in the market! It's telling me I have to format it but why???? Why is there a problem with android phones everyday?? please help me I'm so done with this
9th July 2014, 11:02 AM   |  #2  
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Your sdcard may be formatted in a unsupported format type

Fat32 is supported by xperias
Ntfs,EXT3/4 is supported by CM11

Fat32/NTFS is supported by aoap

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9th July 2014, 01:06 PM   |  #3  
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I had to format my Samsung 32GB class 10 card on my Z2 before it recognized it, some phones do the format differently, just use a PC with a card reader to copy your stuff off it then fire it into the Z2 & format it in the storage section of settings.
9th July 2014, 04:19 PM   |  #4  
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I will try but it was fine it just suddenly happened! My sd card was working!
9th July 2014, 04:56 PM   |  #5  
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who told you samsung sd card is the best?? it is the worst. buy sandisk,lexar or sony sd card next time
13th July 2014, 07:52 PM   |  #6  
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Just format it to exfat, it is supporting 64g and above, and it is meant for sdcard/ssd storage
13th July 2014, 09:08 PM   |  #7  
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My Samsung pro reads and writes at 90/80mbps. I'd say it's about the best.

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14th July 2014, 01:44 AM   |  #8  
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My SD card did that once... Samsung 16gb.

I'm not sure if this made it work but this is what I did

Download ParagonNTFS+, run it, grant superuser perms. Then reboot

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14th July 2014, 07:55 AM   |  #9  
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If the card isn't unmounted before taking it out it will ask for it to be formatted as it won't recognise it. It's a pain with this phone because to put the card all the way in you need to push it in with something like the end of a pen because the slot is deep inside the edge of the phone so that a waterproof flap can go over it. As a consequence it's easy to not quite push it in fully, but far enough for it to get a false read, which will cause it not to be recognised when inserted properly and require formatting.


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14th July 2014, 05:39 PM   |  #10  
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Also, beware when you're formatting a 64gb SDXC card using a USB reader. The reader itself has to support SDXC otherwise the card will be FUBARed. I accidentally killed my first 64gb card twice that way - thank goodness the shop didn't ask what happened when I requested an exchange.

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