SD card: Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G

Learn how to format the SD card and manage files using the SD card, internal storage, and a computer.

 

 

 

 

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. Back up data on the storage or SD card, if desired.
  2. Plug the device into a computer with a USB cable.
  3. From the Notification bar, select Connect USB storage.

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  4. On the computer Start menu, navigate to Computer or My Computer.
  5. Find the Removable disk located under devices with removable storage.

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  6. Right-click the removable disk.
  7. Click Format.

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  8. Verify the file system is set at FAT32 and Quick Format is selected.

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  9. Click Start.
  10. Wait a few minutes for the computer to format the SD card.
    Note: If errors appear during this process, the SD card is likely defective.

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

 

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

 

Insert

 

  1. Remove the back cover by pulling apart at the notch located on the bottom edge of the phone.
  2. Gently press the memory card into the slot, as shown.

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  3. Replace the back cover. The SD card will be mounted automatically.

 

Remove

Important: The memory card must be correctly unmounted for safe removal.

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.jpg key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Tap Unmount SD card.
  5. Tap OK.
  6. Remove the back cover by pulling apart at the notch located on the bottom edge of the phone.
  7. Slide the memory card completely out of the memory card slot.
  8. Replace the back cover.

 

 

Open / delete files

 

Open or delete files using the computer

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

 

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

 

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap USB utilities.
  5. Tap Connect storage to PC.
  6. Connect the small end of the USB cable to your phone and the large end to the computer’s USB port.
  7. Drag down the Notification bar and tap Connect USB storage.
  8. On the computer, select Open folder to view files in the Removable Disk window and then tap OK.
  9. Locate the file and press the Delete key on your keyboard.

 

 

Open or delete files using the device

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

 

Music files

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Scroll to and tap Music.
  3. Tap the All tab.
  4. Scroll to and touch and hold the desired song file.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. Tap OK.

 

Photo and video files

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Scroll to and tap Gallery.
  3. Tap Camera.
  4. Scroll to and touch and hold the desired file.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. Tap Confirm deletions.

OR

  1. Navigate to the folder with the file(s) you want to delete.
  2. Tap the Menu menu.jpg key.
  3. Tap to select each file you want to delete.
  4. Tap Delete.
  5. Tap Confirm deletions.

 

 

 

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:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Storage.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Phone
    • Memory card

 

 

 

Transfer files

 

Transfer files between computer & SD card

To transfer files and pictures between the computer and SD card, follow these steps:

 

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

 

  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Wireless and network.
  4. Tap USB utilities.
  5. Tap Connect storage to PC.
  6. Connect the small end of the USB cable to your phone and the large end to the computer’s USB port.
  7. Drag down the notification bar and tap Connect USB storage.
  8. On the computer, select Open folder to view files in the Removable Disk window and then tap OK.
  9. Locate the file and copy/paste the file to your memory card.

 

 

Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

To transfer files between internal storage & SD card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Tap Files.
  3. Tap the desired folder.
  4. Tap the Menu menu.jpg key.
  5. Tap More.
  6. Tap Move.
  7. Tap to select the check box next to each file you want to move.
  8. You can also tap to select the Select all check box to move all files in the folder.
  9. Tap Move.
  10. Tap the desired folder.
  11. Tap Move here.

 

 

 

View free SD card space

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.jpg key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Under SD card, view the Available space.