Format the memory card

Find out how to erase all data from the memory card.

  1. From the home screen, tap and drag the Notifications bar downwards.
  2. Tap the Settings icon.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Scroll to and tap Erase SD card.
    Note: If the memory card has not already been mounted, tap Mount SD card.
  5. Tap Erase SD card.
  6. Tap the required formatting option (e.g. NTFS), then tap OK.
  7. Tap Erase everything to confirm.

The memory card has been formatted.

Last updated: 23/1/2019
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