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Format of sd card fails on phone

When I try and format th sd card in the phone it fails. When I format on the computer it formats but still can't read it in the phone.
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Look into the opening where the sd card goes. Might have been clogged with lint etc and the card is not making good contact. Blow the lint out CAREFULLY and try again. Or take your phone by the Verizon store and ask then to take a look at the contacts for you. That is probably the problem.

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