SD card: Kyocera HydroXTRM

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 any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.png icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' then tap Storage.
  4. Tap User storage.
  5. Scroll down to 'SD CARD,' then tap Erase SD card.
  6. Tap Erase SD card below the warning message to confirm.

 

Note: This action will erase the SD card in the phone. You will lose ALL data on the card!

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

 

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

 

Install microSD card


  1. To install microSD card, please start by sliding the metal microSD card tray to right unlock position,tray will click and release when unlocked.
  2. Place microSD card into the slot with the gold contacts facing downward.
  3. Once microSD card is placed into slot, close metal microSD card tray, then slide tray to left lock position, tray will click when locked.



Remove microSD card

  1. To remove microSD card, start by sliding the metal SIM card tray to right unlock position, tray will click and release when unlocked.
  2. Remove microSD card from slot.
  3. Once microSD card is removed from slot, close metal microSD card tray, then slide tray to left lock position, tray will click when locked.

 

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 USB cord to your phone, then to a computer.
  2. Click Open device to view files.


Note: You will see two Removable Disk folders open. One is for your internal device memory and the other is for your SD card.

  1. Open the Removable Disk folder representing your SD card.
  2. Click to open the desired folder(s).
  3. To delete a file, click the file, press Ctrl + D, and then click Yes.
  4. When finished, safely disconnect the 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 any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.png icon.
  2. Tap File Manager.
  3. Tap Phone storage.
  4. Navigate to and tap the file(s) you want to open or delete.
  5. To open tap the file(s).
  6. Tap the trashcan icon to delete.
  7. Tap OK to the Delete selected item? message.

 

 

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:

 

  1. From any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.png icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' then tap Storage.
  4. Tap User storage.
  5. Scroll to 'PRIMARY STORAGE,' then tap Select primary storage.
  6. Select primary storage
    • Phone
    • SD Card
  7. Tap OK to the 'Change primary storage?' pop up message to confirm.

 

 

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 USB cord to your phone, then to a computer.
  2. Click Open device to view files.
  3. Note: You will see two Removable Disk windows. One represents your device's internal memory and the other your SD card.
  4. On the computer, navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive.
  5. Locate and copy the desired file(s) on the computer.
  6. Paste the files in the desired location on the phone’s disk drive.
  7. When finished, safely disconnect the phone 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 on 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 All appsAll Apps.png icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' then tap Storage.
  4. Tap User storage.
  5. Scroll down to 'SD CARD,' then view the Available value.