SD card: LG Optimus T

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 the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Tap Unmount SD card.
  5. Tap Format SD card.

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

 

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

 

  1. Insert your fingernail under the back cover of the phone.
  2. Lift the cover off of the phone.
  3. Slide the memory card slot cover up in the direction of the arrow to open.
  4. Lift up the memory card cover.
  5. Insert the memory card with gold contacts facing down.
  6. Close the memory card cover slide down to lock it into place.Insert%20-%20Remove%20SD%20card.png

 

To remove

  1. Slide the memory card slot cover up in the direction of the arrow to open.
  2. Lift up the memory card holder.
  3. Slide the memory card out.
  4. Replace the memory card holder.
  5. Replace the back cover of the phone.

 

 

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 the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) the Mass storage only check box.
  5. Connect the device to your computer using the USB cable.
  6. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. On the computer, when the Removable Disk window appears, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  9. Click OK.
  10. When you are done accessing files, double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon.
  11. Select USB Mass Storage Device.
  12. Click Stop.
  13. Select USB Mass Storage Device.
  14. Click OK.
  15. On your phone, tap Turn off USB mass storage.
  16. Disconnect your phone from the computer.

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) the Mass storage only check box.
  5. Connect the device to your computer using the USB cable.
  6. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. On the computer, when the Removable Disk window appears, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click the file that you want to delete.
  11. Press the Delete key on the computer keyboard,
  12. When you are done deleting files, double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon.
  13. Select USB Mass Storage Device.
  14. Click Stop.
  15. Select USB Mass Storage Device.
  16. Click OK.
  17. On your phone, tap Turn off USB mass storage.
  18. Disconnect your 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, tap the Applications tab.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Navigate to the desired file.
  4. Tap the file to view it.

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications tab.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Navigate to the folder with the file you want to delete.
  4. Touch and hold the file.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. Tap Confirm Delete.

 

 

Set default memory storage

 

By default, the device stores data on the [SD card or internal storage]. To set the default memory storage to another location, follow these steps:

 

Note: All media saves to the memory card. All applications from Play Store save to the device memory.

 

 

Transfer files

 

Transfer files between computer & SD card

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) the Mass storage only check box.
  5. Connect the device to your computer using the USB cable.
  6. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. On the computer when the Removable Disk window appears, click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Copy and paste or drag and drop the file to a folder on your phone’s memory card.
  11. When you are done moving files, double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon.
  12. Select USB Mass Storage Device.
  13. Click Stop.
  14. Select USB Mass Storage Device.
  15. Click OK.
  16. On your phone, tap Turn off USB mass storage.
  17. Disconnect your phone from the computer.

 

 

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 the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap SD card & phone storage.
  4. Under SD card, view Total space and Available space.