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I can't format my new micro sd card

When I try to format the new Samsung 8GB card I get an error message that only says "Format failed" That happened on both of my Samsung Alias phones. Looking at the card information shows no memory used and no memory available. I checked the card on my desktop computer and it is good. I need to get photos off these phones. Any suggestions?

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The Samsung Alias works with microSD cards. Your 8GB card is actually a microSDHC card and will not work in devices not designed to work with them. You need to use a microSD card, 2GB or smaller.

Posted on Jan 19, 2013

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SOURCE: the 2g kingston micro sd card fails to format in

I have the same problem to beginning with. The new 2GB SD Micro card/with adapter didn't work at all. It didn't see it by window explorer. Others older once did work properly. Make sure you update your SD card reader driver to the latest version. It should be work. My did after updated the card reader driver.

Or update your all in once card reader if you have one.

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SOURCE: SD Micro card- Formatting

your micro SD card may be damaged in some small way, or the card reader is a defect in it, to see which one it is,
****TRY TO BUY ANOTHER SD card, your phone can support up to a 2 GB micro SD card, if it persists, then *********** board in the phone has a defect.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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you will need to do some fault finding here to narrow down the problem.

First on your computer turn on show hidden files and show systems files. and still confirm that there are no extra files in any of the folders that are not showing up on the phone

then create a new folder and copy a single file to that folder and confirm if the phone sees that folder and the file. If it does, then copy a file that it previously could see into that folder.
If you can't see that file still, copy a non seeing file into the folder it can see.

See what I am getting at? you need to narrow things down. Let me know how the above goes, I will further help once you reply.

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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after restarting the phone don't press any key until 2 minutes.

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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