How to format memory card in Samsung Mobile Device?

Last Update date : Nov 20. 2020
Memory card slot

Your device lets you use a microSD card to expand memory space.

This secure digital card lets you exchange pictures, music, and data with SD compatible devices.

This article focus on Samsung Galaxy models like Note9, S9/S9+, Note8, S8/S8+ and A8/A8+ 

How to format Micro SD Card

A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the memory card on the device.

Please note: 

When formatting an SD card, you should back up your music and photo files that are stored on the card because formatting the SD card deletes all the stored data.                      

1 On the Apps screen, tap Settings
Settings
2 Tap Device maintenance
Device Maintenance
3 Tap Storage
Tap Storage
4 Tap More option
More option
5 Tap Storage setting
Storage setting
6 Tap SD card
Tap SD card
7 Tap Format
Tap Format
How to mount SD card
1 From the Apps screen, tap Settings
Settings
2 Tap Device maintenance
Device Maintenance
3 Tap Storage
Tap Storage
4 Tap More option
More option
5 Tap Storage setting
Storage setting
6 Tap SD Card and click Mount on the popup panel
Tap SD Card and click Mount
How to unmount SD card
1 Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. From the Apps screen, tap Settings
Settings
2 Tap Device maintenance
Device Maintenance
3 Tap Storage
Tap Storage
4 Tap More option
More option
5 Tap Storage setting
Storage setting
6 Tap SD card
Tap SD card
7 Tap Unmount. Open the tray slot and take out the Micro SD Card
Tap Unmount
8 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the tray to loosen the tray. Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged.
Insert ejection pin
9 Gently pull out the tray gently from the tray slot
Pull out tray
10 Remove the memory card and insert the tray back into the tray slot
Pull out tray

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