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Card Lock How do i unlock it

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  • melly 908 Sep 02, 2008

    the camera says card locked and dosen't let me take pictuers or earase them

  • homedogo05 Dec 19, 2008

    i tried that but still doesnt work

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    I had the same problem, moved the little white piece on plastic that is on the side of the actual card and it works great. Thanks for your advice. I did not know the card even had a switch/white little button on it. : )

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WOW, just take out the SD card, there is a switch on the left side of the card, move it from locked to unlocked position.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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Hi, My memory card is locked and I dont know how to unlock it


There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.
If the lock switch is not on lock:
1. Slide the switch up and down. Repeat this 3 times.
2. Let it stay on the Lock position for 30 seconds.
3. Slide the switch up to unlock the card.
4. Try to transfer files into the device.
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Jul 21, 2011 | Cameras

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Memory Card Locked / write protected error.


Hi due to so many questions asked about this here it is. How to deal with memory card locked/write protected error.


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SOLUTION 1 - Unlock the memory card.

There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.



SOLUTION 2 - Toggle the lock switch.

If the lock switch is not on lock:
1. Slide the switch up and down. Repeat this 3 times.
2. Let it stay on the Lock position for 30 seconds.
3. Slide the switch up to unlock the card.
4. Try to transfer files into the device.


For non-SD cards: Format the card

The data on the memory card may be corrupted.

WARNING: Formatting will delete all the files in the device. Backup all your data before formatting.





Memory card write protected, memory card locked, memory card will not read, can't use memory card.

on Jan 10, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Memory card locked




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Hi Thanks for your question.

SOLUTION 1 - Unlock the memory card.

There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.



SOLUTION 2 - Toggle the lock switch.

If the lock switch is not on lock:
1. Slide the switch up and down. Repeat this 3 times.
2. Let it stay on the Lock position for 30 seconds.
3. Slide the switch up to unlock the card.
4. Try to transfer files into the device.


For non-SD cards: Format the card

The data on the memory card may be corrupted.

WARNING: Formatting will delete all the files in the device. Backup all your data before formatting.

Thank You for using FixYa.

Jan 16, 2011 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

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My memory card is write protected. when i turn on camera the screen is saying it is write protected, i can't take pictures or delete pictures


Hi. Thanks for your question.


SOLUTION 1 - Unlock the memory card.

There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.

NOTE: If you are using a microSD/microSDHC card or a miniSD/miniSDHC card, insert the card into the standard SD adapter.


SOLUTION 2 - Toggle the lock switch.

If the lock switch is not on lock:
1. Slide the switch up and down. Repeat this 3 times.
2. Let it stay on the Lock position for 30 seconds.
3. Slide the switch up to unlock the card.
4. Try to transfer files into the device.


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Jan 10, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

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How do you unlock camera card it says card locked


Hi. Remove the card. On the side of the card is a small sliding lock. That's it. J.

Jul 12, 2010 | HP Cameras

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Have a new Canon Camera with 2gb SD card. Card was OK at first but now comes up as card locked. Installed in a different camera with same results. Lock switch on card is in unlock pos.


Hello. your SD card has a tiny switch on the card itself which locks the card in one position and unlocks it in the other. The purpose of the lock is to prevent anyone from formating it and losing it's contents. Check your card and I believe you will find that the card slid into the lock position because it was never firmly put in unlock.
Regards, Joe

Dec 26, 2009 | Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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Cannon IXUS 40.Saying, Card Locked.How do you unlock it?


In case it uses the SD card, then there is a lock feature in the card. You will need to unlock the card so that it becomes read/write enabled. In lock position, it is read only, so you can read the files from it but cannot create any more files.

Most SD cards have a switch on the edge of one side of the card. Sliding it up or down will unlock or lock the card. When the card is locked, you will not be able to transfer any audio tracks. Nor will you be able to play any copy protected files. We recommend you always keep the card unlocked.
sd%20card%20lock%20slider.jpgNOTE: We have found that on some cards, if the slider is even halfway towards the lock position, the card will be locked. Make sure that the slider is all the way to the UN-locked position.

Nov 24, 2009 | Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital...

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When i put the memory card in the camera, it comes accross the screen that the card is locked. How do i unlock it and how did i lock it in the first place?


Hi,

To remove the write protect lock, take the memory card out of the camera, face the card towards you, look for a small white tab on the left hand side of the card, to unlock it push the tab up to unlock it, it will be at the side of the card like this 59a6de4.jpg .


If the lock is in the off position then the card maybe faulty.

Regards.

Sep 14, 2009 | Polaroid T830 Digital Camera

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Memory card lock


So you're having problem in your memory card?

Try this:
1. Take out your memory card from the camera.
2. There's switch to lock and unlock on the memory card.
3. Just unlock it, and put back your memory card.

Hope this help! PM me if you have another questions.

Jun 11, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

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Memory card locked


I had the same problem - just put the lock button of the card to the lock position and than again to the unlock position

Jul 06, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A450 Digital Camera

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