SD card: T-Mobile myTouch 3G

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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  1. Tap Format SD Card.
  2. Accept any warning messages.
  3. Tap Format SD card again.
    Note: If you use a pattern lock or password, you may need to enter it.
  4. Tap Erase everything.

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  1. Press the Home key to return to the main screen.
  2. 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:

 

To insert


  1. Push down on the top left corner of the back cover toward the base of the device.
  2. Lift the back cover off the device.

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  1. Insert the memory card with gold contacts facing down.
  2. Push in the memory card until it clicks into place.

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  1. Replace the back cover and push up on the cover toward the top of the device.
  2. Click the back cover into place.

 

To remove

  1. Push down on the top left corner of the back cover toward the base of the device.
  2. Lift the back cover off the device.
  3. Push in the memory card until it releases from the slot.
  4. Remove the memory card.
  5. Replace the back cover and push up on the cover toward the top of the device.
  6. Click the back cover 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:

 

  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 USB connected.

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  1. Touch Mount.
  2. The Removable Disk window appears on your computer screen.
  3. Click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer and click OK.
  4. Click the file that you want to delete.
  5. Press the Delete key on the computer keyboard.
  6. When you are done deleting files, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon.
  7. Click Safely remove Mass Storage Device.
  8. Disconnect the device from the computer.