Question about Cell Phones

7 Answers

Unable to add default folder - Memory Card

Hi,

I am using Samsung E250. I have one 1 GB Memory card attached to the cell. Today I copied around 50 Mp3 files and some picutres from my system to the phone memory card. Then I tried to open the folder[Memory Card] via phone, I am getting this error :"Unable to add default folder : Root directory full" ...

Please help me
Thanks,
Sridhar

Posted by on

  • 10 more comments 
  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    just the same problem ....help!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    same prob i would like 2 knowlol

  • Anonymous Jun 04, 2008

    same prob:@

  • Anonymous Jun 11, 2008

    same problem with u 600 and using 1 gb memory card

  • Anonymous Aug 21, 2008

    same as above

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    same problem

  • hegde_kiran Sep 13, 2008

    same problem ,even after turning off the handset and switching it on.

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    my phone keeps saying unable to add default folder does anyone know wot this means

  • chelseawh11 Jan 03, 2009

    Yes I Have A SGH-J600
    It Says: Unable to add default folder .Root directory full.
    When I Click On To Get To My Memory Card.
    Please Help!

  • jun1 Jan 11, 2009

    Same problem, samsung e848. Restarting, changing cards. or resetting the phone doesn't work.

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    so does mine....

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    on my m620

×

7 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Take the card out and put in back in. it worked for me,

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

It happened to me. I was ready to try formating the card via phone, but I tried one last thing: I connected it through mass-storage mode and deleted 3 of the folder created by the phone (Audio, Other files, Videos). BTW: viewed in the PC the card had no problems. The phone still showed that message, but I restarted it and it worked.

Hope this would solve your problem.

Posted on May 28, 2009

  • Thanks_All Sep 06, 2010

    Great!
    Thanks Alex... it worked for me (Samsung mobile phone)...

×

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

The error unable to add folder. root is virus.today you have copied some multimedia files from your computer.the virus is present in computer.i also got the same problem.if you want to fix it then please format your memory card by mobile not by computer.and please go and get your antivirus for your computer
thank you
regards
ninad(attitude is in my blood)

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

After restarting my phone it didn't work for me..i switched it off for 15 mins and it worked!!...i hope you'll find this useful!

Posted on Mar 20, 2010

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Only 1 solution that worked for me...
plug it in your computer,
and just delete any file, JUST ANY FILE, songs, videos, etc..
I deleted 1 song, and I plugged it back in my phone and it worked!!

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

All i did was turn off the phone, then back on again and it worked. hope it helps!

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

Got the same probb! any answes?!

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Unable to format strontium memory card.


Put the memory card in a reader attached to a PC and use the PC to format the memory card.

Dec 20, 2013 | Cell Phones

1 Answer

I'm using a 1gb sandisk sd memory card to sync mp3 song on it. THe mp3 songs go on it fine and play on the computer and on the mp3 player ok. The problem is I have about 533mb of space used and have about...


You may have reached the maximum number of files allowed in the root directory of the file system. If you already have a folder on the card, try moving some of the MP3 files into that folder. If you can copy 1 new MP3 file onto the card, that is your problem. Hopefully your MP3 player supports folders!

Oct 04, 2009 | Kingston 1GB Secure Digital Memory Card

2 Answers

How to copy mp3 from pc to the memorycard in my phone.


Better buy a card reader and copy in the memory card and the insert the card and enjoy music. This phone especially has a problem of "no good access" to memory card along with phone and also with phone.

Card reader/writer is the best option

Aug 10, 2009 | O2 Samsung SGH-E250 Cellular Phone

4 Answers

Unable to add default folder, root directory full


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

Jul 27, 2009 | Samsung SGH-E900 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Same problem


You'll need to format the memory card prior to using it; with most phones, that's located under Menu > Settings > Memory > Format memory from the soft key under 'Options'

Jun 28, 2009 | Samsung SGH-E900 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Memory card


the card could be faulty try another 2gb and see if that works if that does not work.......then you may need to reset the phone *2767*3855#

Aug 26, 2008 | Samsung SGH-E900 Cellular Phone

2 Answers

Phone


format ur mobile and then format ur memori card with the help ur mobile then add the default folder by computer ok that will be work other wise call me on +919897494005

Mar 07, 2008 | Lands Phones

14 Answers

Samsung SGH-a516 'insufficient memory' for mp3 transfer


I had a the same problem, with my computer not reading the SD card when the phone was connected to the computer. However, after messing with my phone for a while, I believe I've found the solution. On the phone menu, go to;
"Settings"
then, "Set Phone"
then, "Select USB Mode"
and finally, "Mass Storage"

Your computer should now read the data off the SD card, as if it were a drive. I don't think the "PC Studio" program will recognize the phone after this, but you can always manually copy music into the folders on the card now.

Hope this has helped!

Feb 02, 2008 | Cell Phones

11 Answers

SD Card not showing in my Tomtom go 720 to play MP3


If you want to play mp3 songs from sd card then create mp3 folder and place all the songs in side that folder. Now when you go to Juke box menu it will scan all the songs and you will be able to play them the way you want..

Jan 09, 2008 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

3 Answers

Files not getting saved in memory card


delete some files or folders from ur mobile and try to transfer the data

Oct 31, 2007 | Samsung SGH-E900 Cellular Phone

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cell Phones Logo

Related Topics:

2,265 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cell Phones Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

William Alequin

Level 3 Expert

886 Answers

meteshadow

Level 3 Expert

489 Answers

Are you a Cell Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...