SD card: Samsung Gravity SMART

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.
  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.
  9. Press the Home key to return to the main screen.

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

 

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

 

  1. Place your fingernail in the notch on the bottom of the phone and pull the back cover off.

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  1. Hold the memory card with the golden contacts facing down.
  2. Slide the memory card into the memory card slot until it clicks into place.

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  1. Press the back cover onto the phone until it snaps into place.


To remove the memory card, follow these steps;Note: Unmount the memory card before removing it from the phone.

  1. Place your fingernail in the notch on the bottom of the phone and pull the back cover off.
  2. Push the memory card in until it clicks and pops out slightly.
  3. Slide the memory card out of the memory card slot.
  4. Press the back cover onto the phone until it snaps 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 small end of your USB cable to the charger port on the right side of your device and the large end of the cable to your computer.
  2. The USB storage screen will display.
  3. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. When a Removable Disk window appears on your computer, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.

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  1. Click OK.
  2. On the computer, double-click the memory card folder that contains the file you want to delete.
  3. Right-click the file you want to delete and then click Delete.
  4. Click Yes.
  5. Caution: Do not disconnect the USB cable while the file is being deleted.
  6. When you are finished, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray of your computer.
  7. Click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.
  8. On your phone, tap Turn off USB storage.
  9. 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. Tap Files.
  3. Navigate to the folder that contains the file you want to delete.
  4. Tap the folder to open it.
  5. Tap the Menu key.
  6. Tap Delete.
  7. Tap to select the check box of each file you want to delete.
  8. Tap Delete.

 

 

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. Connect the small end of your USB cable to the charger port on the right side of your device and the large end of the cable to your computer.
  2. The USB storage screen will display.
  3. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. When a Removable Disk window appears on your computer, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.

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  1. Click OK.
  2. On the computer, double-click the memory card folder that contains the file you want to copy.
  3. Drag and drop the file from the folder onto your computer desktop or into another folder or drag and drop the file from your computer into the memory card folder.
  4. Caution: Do not disconnect the USB cable during file transfer.
  5. When you are finished, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray of your computer.
  6. Click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.
  7. On your phone, tap Turn off USB storage.
  8. Disconnect the USB cable from your phone.

 

 

Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap SD card and phone storage.
  4. Under SD card, view the Available space.