SD card issues on reboot


New member
Apr 1, 2019
I bought a G7 Play during Thanksgiving sales at Wal-Mart. It's been running fine until today, when I rebooted.

It's stock. I haven't unlocked the bootloader or rooted it.

I have a 64 GB PNY Elite SD card configured to be portable storage.

Today, when I rebooted, I got a notification "SD card issue. Tap to fix." When I tapped, it wanted to know whether I wanted to use the SD card as adoptable or portable storage, and wanted me to reformat the card regardless of which option I chose.

I turned the phone off and removed the SD card, replacing it with a 2 GB Samsung card. That one functions as expected.

Has anyone else seen this behavior, and is there anything to be done to fix it, or should I just contact Lenovo?

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