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How do I insert or remove the microSD™ card for my Samsung Galaxy Note® 3?

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version. Your device lets you use a microSD™ or microSDHC™ card to expand memory space. This secure digital card lets you exchange pictures, music, and data with microSD compatible devices.

3. Remove your device's battery.

Insert the microSD Card

  1. Gently pull the cover off the device, using the slot on the side. Lift the cover up and away from the device.

  2. Remove your device's battery.

  3. Carefully slide the microSD card into the microSD card slot. The microSD card slot is above the SIM card slot. Be sure to insert the microSD card into the correct slot.

  4. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the device, making sure the contacts align (1). Gently press down to secure the battery (2).

  5. Replace the back cover. Press along the edge of the back cover until you have a secure seal and it clicks into place.

Remove the microSD Card

You must unmount the microSD card before removing it.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the GENERAL tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Storage.

  5. Touch Unmount SD card.

  6. Touch OK to finish unmounting the card.

  7. Remove the back cover and the battery.

  8. Grasp the microSD card and remove it from the device.

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