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Insert and Remove a MicroSD Card from Your Tablet

Your tablet lets you use a microSD or microSDHC card to expand memory space. This secure digital card lets you exchange pictures, music, and data with SD compatible devices. Your tablet has been tested to support up to a 64GB memory card.

Insert a MicroSD Card

If your SD Card is not being detected by your tablet, it may be in a different file form. Try re-formatting the SD Card from a computer to FAT. Also consider damaged SD Card or Hardware, if it's not being detected.

There are three types of different ways to insert the microSD card into your tablets; slot, stacked tray, and tray. If your tablet has a slot, open the microSD card slot cover, and then insert the microSD. If your tablet has a stacked tray or tray, use the ejector tool that came with your tablet to remove the tray. If you do not have an ejector tool, you can use objects like a pin or paper clip that can fit through the hole to push the tray out. Place the card on the tray, and then insert the tray back in.

For more detailed information, check your tablet's user manual. You can download user manuals for your tablet from Galaxy Tabs Support.

Remove a MicroSD Card

To prevent damage to information stored on the memory card, always unmount the card before removing it from the tablet.

Unmounting an SD card may stop some apps from functioning until you mount the SD card again.

Before you remove the microSD card, you need to unmount it first. Navigate to Apps > Settings, and then search for and select Storage. Touch SD card, and then touch More Options > Storage settings. Touch the Eject icon to unmount the microSD card. Finally, you can safely remove the microSD card from your tablet.

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