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Phone won't detect media card.

I have a BlackBerry Pearl 8130 that was working fine up until a couple hours ago. I bought a 2GB media card that I put in the phone and everything was cool, I put all my songs on it and took some pictures. It worked fine.
Then today, I removed the media card to put it on the computer so that I could put some pictures on my computer, and when I put the media card back in the phone it said "A media card had been inserted that contains errors. To correct the errors please use a disk error checking utility on a computer."
Now it won't even detect the card in the phone when I put it in. It does fine on the computer though, I put it in and reformatted it and still nothing from the phone.
I've done everything as far as turning the phone off, removing the battery and putting it back in. Still nothing.
Right now I have the media card in the phone and it says " A media card is not presently inserted in the device."
Please help me, I'm not sure what else to do.

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  • link_jedibla Jan 14, 2009

    I figured it out myself after messing with it for a while.
    For future references. You have to go to Options/Media Card then turn the support off. Insert the media card in again and it will detect it.

  • link_jedibla Jan 14, 2009

    Solved. See first comment.

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    media card was working perfectly fine until a couple days ago when i took it out to put some music on it...Now my peal 8100 wont read the card... It also says media card cannot be read. Verify that the memory card is formatted. I tried formatting it & it says "Media card format failed". I don't know wat to do again, please help me if u can..


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Did u unlock the sd?

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

  • Emoticon Oct 27, 2010

    Thanks, link_jedibla! I spent several hours on this after getting a new microSD card!



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