SD card: T-Mobile G2x

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. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  3. Tap Format SD card.

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

 

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

 

Insert

To insert the memory card, follow these steps:

  1. Lift the back cover using the notch located on the bottom-edge of the device.
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  2. Push the memory card into the memory card slot until it clicks into place.Memorycardslot.jpg
  3. Press the back cover onto the phone until it snaps into place.

 

 

Remove

  1. Lift the back cover using the notch located on the bottom-edge of the device.
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  2. Push the memory card into the memory card slot until it ejects.

 

 

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. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Tap Mass storage only to enable.
  5. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
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  6. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. When a Removable Disk window appears on your computer, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Double-click the folder that contains the files you want to access.
  11. When you are finished, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray of your computer.
  12. Click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.
  13. On your phone, tap Turn off USB storage.
  14. Disconnect the USB cable from your phone.

 

Open or delete files using the device

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Polaris Office.
  3. If desired, register with Infraware or tap Later.
  4. Tap My folders.
  5. Tap the appropriate Folder to open the desired file.

 

 

Set default memory storage

 

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. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Tap Mass storage only.
  5. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
  6. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. When a Removable Disk window appears on your computer, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  9. Click OK.
  10. On the computer, double-click the memory card folder into which you want to copy a file.
  11. Drag and drop the file from your computer into the memory card folder.
  12. Caution: Do not disconnect the USB cable during file transfer.
  13. When you are finished, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray of your computer.
  14. Click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.
  15. On your phone, tap Turn off USB storage.
  16. Disconnect the USB cable from your phone

 

 

Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Polaris Office.
  3. If desired, register with Infraware or tap Later.
  4. Tap My Folders.
  5. Navigate to the file, in a device folder, you want to copy.
  6. Touch and hold the file.
  7. Tap Copy.
  8. Navigate to and open the memory card folder into which you want to copy the file.
  9. Touch and hold the folder.
  10. Tap Paste.

 

 

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 key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Under SD card, view Available space.