SD card: Samsung Galaxy S 5

Learn how to use the task manager, view free space, and free up memory and storage on the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and SD card.




Transfer files

See SD card & device file transfer to transfer files between a device, SD card or computer.


Format SD card

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'SYSTEM,' then tap Storage.
  4. Under 'SD CARD,' tap Format SD card.
  5. Tap Format SD card again to confirm.
  6. Tap Delete all.


Insert / remove SD card

  1. Turn your phone off and then locate the back cover notch.
  2. Remove the back cover by prying up on the notch.
  3. Insert the SIM card first. The SD card slot is on top of the SIM card slot.
  4. Insert the SD card with gold contacts facing down.
  5. Gently push the SD card into the compartment until it clicks into place.
  6. Replace the back cover.
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