SD card: T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide

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. If the memory card is not in the device, insert the memory card.
  2. Connect the device to your computer using the included USB cable.
  3. If you need to back up files, copy the files on the memory card to a computer.
  4. On the computer, click the Start button.
  5. Click My Computer.
  6. Right-click Removable Storage or Removable Disk.
  7. If needed, select the application to verify it is for the device memory.
  8. Click Format….
  9. In the File system drop-down menu, select FAT32.
  10. Click Start.
  11. Read the warning.
  12. Click Ok.
  13. Once the format is complete, disconnect the device from the USB cable.
  14. From the Home screen, touch the All programs button.
  15. Touch Music. Opening the music player sets up the basic file structure for the device, so that it adds folders for your music and other types of files.
  16. To restore data to the memory card, copy files from the computer to the memory 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. Insert your fingernail under the back cover to the right of the USB port.
  2. Lift the cover off of the phone.

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  3. Insert the memory card with gold contacts facing down.

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  4. Push in the memory card until it clicks into place.
  5. Replace the back cover and snap into place.

 

 

Remove

  1. Insert your fingernail under the back cover to the right of the USB port.
  2. Lift the cover off of the phone.

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  3. Push the memory card into the phone until it releases.
  4. Replace the back cover and snap into place.

 

 

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 device to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. From the Home screen, touch the top of the screen and drag down to display the notifications window.
  3. Touch Disk Drive / Select to change USB connection type.
  4. Touch Disk drive.
  5. Touch Done.
  6. On the computer when the Removable Disk window appears, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  7. Click OK.
  8. When you are done accessing files, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon.
  9. Click Safely remove Mass Storage Device.
  10. Disconnect the device 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 All programs button.
  2. Touch the Gallery icon.
  3. Touch Camera shots.
  4. Touch the file to view it.

 

 

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 device to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. From the Home screen, touch the top of the screen and drag down to display the notifications window.
  3. Touch Disk Drive / Select to change USB connection type.
  4. Touch Disk drive.
  5. Touch Done.
  6. On the computer when the Removable Disk window appears, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Copy and paste or drag and drop the file to a folder on your computer,
  9. When you are done moving files, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon.

10.  Click Safely remove Mass Storage Device.

11.  Disconnect the device 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 key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch and slide the menu upward.
  4. Touch SD card & phone storage.
  5. Under SD card, view Available space.