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Format an SD Card

When you insert an optional SD card for the first time, it is recommended that you format it on your phone.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap Storage.
  3. Tap the SD card name below Portable storage.

    screenshot of storage settings
  4. Tap Format, and then tap Erase & format to confirm.

    screenshot of sd card details screenshot of erase and format confirmation
  • All data on the SD card is erased, and the card is formatted for use on your phone. Tap Done to exit.