SD card: Samsung Galaxy S III

Learn how to format and insert or remove the SD card on the Samsung Galaxy S III.




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 the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the More tab.
  4. Tap Storage.
  5. Under 'SD card,' tap Format SD card.
  6. Tap Format SD card again to confirm. Follow any additional prompts.


Insert / remove SD card

  1. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone.
  2. Pull the back cover up and away from the phone.
  3. Perform one of the following:
    • Insert: Insert the memory card into the slot with gold contacts facing down (toward front of phone) and press until you hear a click.
    • Remove: Press the memory card into the slot until you hear a click and remove the memory card.


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