SD card: HTC One (M8)

Learn how to use the task manager, view free space, and free up memory and storage on the HTC One (M8) and SD card.

 

Format

Insert / Remove

Delete files

Default storage

Transfer files

View space

 

 

 

Format SD card

 

Formatting the SD card deletes all data on it. You may wish to format the SD card if you want to delete the files, if files or apps on the SD card are not working, or if the SD card is not working.

 

To format the SD card while inserted in the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'SD CARD,' then tap Format SD card.
  4. Review the warning message.
  5. Tap ERASE SD CARD.
  6. Review the second warning message.
  7. Tap ERASE EVERYTHING.

 

 

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Insert / remove SD card

 

To insert or remove the SD card, follow these steps:

 

Insert

To insert the memory card, follow these steps:

  1. Hold the phone face up with the top panel facing you.
  2. Insert the tip of the tray eject tool (or a small bent paperclip) into the tray eject hole next to the microSD tray slot.

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  1. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the microSD card tray ejects.
  2. Pull out the microSD card tray.
  3. Pace the microSD card (contacts facing down) into the tray.
  4. Insert the microSD card tray back into the slot.

 

 

Remove

  1. Hold the phone face up with the top panel facing you.
  2. Insert the tip of the tray eject tool (or a small bent paperclip) into the tray eject hole next to the microSD tray slot.

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  1. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the microSD card tray ejects.
  2. Pull out the microSD card tray.
  3. Remove the microSD card from the tray.
  4. Insert the microSD card tray back into the slot without the microSD card.

 

 

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Open or delete files

 

To open or delete files on the SD card, follow these steps:

 

Open or delete files using a computer

Important:You must use the USB cable that comes with your phone.

 

PC

  1. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. Touch the Status bar and drag down to open the Notification screen.
  3. Tap USB connected.
  4. Tap Connect USB storage.
  5. Cick Open folder to view files
  6. Click OK.
  7. When the Removable Disk window appears:
    1. Click Open folder to view files
    2. Click OK.
  8. Locate the folder that contains files you want to delete.
  9. Once you have located the files, right click and select Delete.
  10. When done, on your phone, tap Disconnect storage from PC.

 

Mac

  1. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. Use the USB cable that comes with the phone for best results.
  3. When you see HTC Sync Manager appear on your MAC, click that icon and follow the additional prompts.

 

 

Open or delete files using the device

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PHONE', then tap Storage.
  4. Scroll to 'SD CARD', then tap SD memory card.
  5. Tap Make more space.
  6. Select one of the following
    • Browser
    • Gallery
    • Music
    • Miscellaneous
  7. To the left of each file or folder you want to delete, select the check box.
  8. Tap DELETE.
  9. Tap OK.

 

 

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Set default memory storage

 

By default, the device stores data on the internal storage. To set the default memory storage to another location, follow these steps:

 

Camera

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Menu key
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Storage.
  6. Select the storage location:
    • SD card
    • Phone storage

 

Voice recorder

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Voice recorder.
  3. Tap the Menu key
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Storage.
  6. Select default storage location:
    • Phone storage
    • SD card

 

Internet

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Advanced.
  6. Tap Download storage
  7. Select the storage location:
    • Storage card
    • Phone storage

 

 

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Transfer files

 

To transfer files and pictures, follow these steps:

Important: You must use the USB cable that comes with your phone.

 

Transfer files between computer and SD card

 

PC

  1. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. Use the USB cable that comes with the phone for best results.
  3. Click Open folder to view files
  4. Click OK.
  5. Locate the file(s) you want to move.
  6. Cut or copy and paste the desired files between your computer and SD card .
  7. Tap Disconnect storage from PC.

 

Mac

  1. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. Use the USB cable that comes with the phone for best results.
  3. When you see HTC Sync Manager appear on your MAC, click that icon and follow the additional prompts.

 

 

Transfer internal storage files to SD card

  1. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. Use the USB cable that comes with the phone for best results.
  3. Click Open folder to view files and click OK.
  4. Locate the file(s) you want to move.
  5. Cut or copy and paste the desired file(s) from the internal storage to the SD card..
  6. Tap Disconnect storage from PC.

 

 

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View space

 

To view the amount of free SD card storage, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PHONE,' then tap Storage.
  4. Under 'SD CARD,' view the Available value.

 

 

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