- Unplug your SD card from the phone.
- Connect the card to Windows computer that also has a card-reader installed.
- To find out whether the memory card is physically damaged or not, see the results. If it is not damaged, the computer will recognize it as removable drive. Otherwise, it’s damaged.
- Open “cmd” for disk checking.
- Type “chkdsk H:\f” and press enter. Here, “H” is the directory name of your microSD card in your computer. (Your computer might have a different directory name. Type the name of directory in place of “H”)
- After receiving above-mentioned command, the computer will automatically check errors in the memory card.
- Now you should try to access the card. If you get an access, you will be able to use the card in your phone.
- Put the microSD card back to the Android phone. It’ll now, work!
- Enter Recovery Mode: Entering in the recovery mode depends upon the brand of Android phone you are using. For example, if you have a Samsung Galaxy phone, you can enter the mode by pressing Volume + Power button simultaneously. If you have different brand of Android phone, you can find the steps of entering recovery mode, on the Internet.
- Format: After entering the recovery mode, press the “Format SD Card” option to format your card.
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