SD card: T-Mobile myTouch 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. From the home screen, press Menu Menu Icon.png.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD Card and Phone Storage
  4. If Format SD card is grayed out, tap Unmount SD card.

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  5. Tap Format SD Card.
  6. Accept any warning messages.
  7. Tap Format SD card again.
    Note: If you use a pattern lock or password, you may need to enter it.
  8. Tap Erase everything.                                                                                       sd_format.JPG
  9. Press the Home key to return to the main screen.
  10. If necessary, take a picture in order to test the device. Many devices only take photos if a properly formatted SD card is inserted.

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

 

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

 

  1. Lift the back cover to remove it.
       
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  2. Insert the memory card into the memory  card holder with the gold contacts facing down. Push it in until it clicks into  place.
       
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  3. Insert the back cover into the slots  and press the back cover down until it clicks into place.
       
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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. Connect the USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. If necessary, touch and drag down the status bar and touch to change the USB connection type to Diskdrive
    • On a Windows computer, a Removable Disk window appears. Double-click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer
    • On a Mac OS X computer, double-click the virtual drive that appears on the desktop
  3. On the computer, double-click to open the desired folder or folders
  4. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

 

Open or delete files using the device

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, touch the App Drawer
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Touch Gallery to access photos and videos
    • Touch Media Room to access music and media files

 

 

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:

 

We're sorry but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

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. Connect the USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
  2. If necessary, touch and drag down the Status bar and touchto change the USB connection type to Disk drive.
    • On a Windows computer, a Removable Disk window appears. Double-click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
    • On a Mac OS X computer, double-click the virtual drive iconthat appears on the desktop.
  3. On the computer,
  4. Double-click to open the desired folder(s).
  5. Copy the file you want to move to the phone.
  6. Paste the file in the desired folder on the phone.
  7. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

 

 

Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

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

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

View free SD card space

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu Menu Icon.png key
  2. Touch Settings
  3. Touch SD & Phone Storage
  4. Under SD Card, view the Available space.