Galaxy Note4: How do I format the microSD™ card in my Samsung Note®4?

Last Update Date : Apr 04. 2018

Format a microSD Card

NOTE: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.


WARNING: Formatting your microSD™ card will remove all personal information from the card. This information cannot be recovered.


1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll down and touch Storage under SYSTEM.
4 Touch Format SD™ card.
5 Review the message about data and touch Format SD card again.
6 Touch Delete all to complete the formatting process.

Remove a microSD Card

NOTE: You must unmount a microSD card before removing it. 

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll down and touch Storage under SYSTEM.
4 Touch Unmount SD card.
5 Touch OK to finish unmounting the card.
6 Gently pull the cover off the device, using the slot on the side.
7 Grasp the microSD card and remove it from the device.

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