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Format the Memory Card on Samsung Galaxy S5

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My SD card from my previous phone contains a number of photos, and I am unable to find any of the pictures on my new phone?

I had a blackberry, now have an S5 and the SD card is mounted correctly, but the new phone shows no photos and no videos. How do I get the photos to display again? Thanks!

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If you have a different device that can read SD cards, try to insert your card into it to see if your issue is with the card or the phone. You can also try restarting your phone and seeing if it reads the card the way it is supposed to.

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My phone and computer don't recognize the SD card inserted. I cannot format it or erase it etc.?

My phone and computer don't recognize the SD card inserted. I cannot format it or erase it etc.

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    Press the Windows key.
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    Type "computer management" and press "Enter".
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    Click "Disk management".
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    Check if the disk has appeared.
    If it has, you can format it in File Explorer or Windows Explorer. (Right-click it and select "Format").
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    If the disk has not appeared, look it up on the list in "Disk management".
    It should be shown as a numbered "removable" "Disk". The volume of the disk should match your microSD size too.
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    If you are sure that you have selected the microSD card, then right-click its marked area to the right of the "Disk" label.
    Select "Format..." Click "OK". The microSD card should appear now.
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Formatting SD card and it's asking me to confirm with a password?

Formatting SD card and it's asking me to confirm with a password.

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When I go to format my SD card, I am being asked to enter in an alternative password. I don't remember setting up any other password that I haven't tried. Any advice?

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