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I bought this micro sd card from best buy for my phone. it was supposed to be a 4gb card while the only space is one tenth of a mb, is there any way for me to fix this. the card is the one on the right

Question by wamj    |  last reply

I have tried everything and it still says my disk is write protected what do i do? Should i just throw my card away? ugh

I've been to so many websites and they all say to do the same thing..I've moved the lock button, I've put tape on it nothing is working! Please tell me what i can do to get this stupid write protection off of my 8gb micro sd card....i will greatly appreciate it.

Question by Erann123    |  last reply

how to remove "write protection" from from Mico SD card with adapter?

I have a micro SD card with adapter, however I can not add files or format using my PC due to write protection. Downloading large video & music files & even some .pdf files has become very long & tedious. Appreciate any knowlege & tiem you cold spare for this Robert

Question by roberob141271    |  last reply

With micro SD card in tablet how do I access its contents?

I put a micro SD card in my next book 8 tablet  how do I get it to activate to view pictures on it??? There is no icon for that or any instructions from mfg.?

Question by William MB    |  last reply

pc to micro sd direct

Can anyone make an instructable on how to make a usb cable with a micro sd end that allows you to directly send files to a device without removing the card? i would realy appreaciate it if someone could tell me how

Topic by GASSYPOOTS    |  last reply

Tethered SD card

I would like to tether a cheap digital camera. The problem is I don't know which one - I'm watching on ebay for a madly cheap camera (I've seen loads go where they're fine except for a stuck zoom - like 6Mp cameras for about £3 - when every time I've looked at a stuck zoom a bit of twisting and brute force will get it back in to the body - and the project I want it for doesn't need to zoom!). Problem with doing this is that by the time I've found a cheap camera with 2 minutes to go, it tends to take a lot longer to that to figure out whether you can tether it. And even then you're normally limited to the provided software, I'd like to be able to write my own. So - can anyone think of a way to take an old SD card and somehow - I don't know - solder wires to the insides of the contacts maybe - and then somehow get those wires into another old SD card and plug it into the card-reader attached to a PC so that you can read the images without unplugging the "card" from the camera?

Topic by ohowson    |  last reply

Format an SD card

I have  a SD card 4G - I need to format it to FAT16 to use in a  Sharp XEA-207  Cash Register, A friend tells me I have to go back to last century OP systems or DOS (to the dawn of so called civilisation) Is there a way out - I can recognise the head and point of a nail but that is about it - can follow instructions - please be kind enough to come down to my level - a, b, c, d,,,1, 2, 3 etc. - Deepest gratitude.

Topic by shivaGi    |  last reply

I need help with R4DS and a micro sd card!!!!

I downloaded the starting progams to a 4 gb mirco sd hc card, it wouldn't even load. ("loading" was the only thing that would appear.) I used to have 2 gb micro sd that worked. Is there a program I need to add?

Question by crc09    |  last reply

Locate a micro SD card I installed in my Galaxy tab S 10.5?

I recently installed a 64 GB micro SD card in my Galaxy tab S 10.5.  I don't know how to find where to access the SD card? Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

Question by JerryN7    |  last reply

How do i access a micro sd card on a tablet?

I have a Samsung galaxy tablet 2 and i resently got a micro sd card so i could take photos with my digital camera and put the sd card into the tablet so i could get the photos off of them but i dont know how to directly access the cards content on my tablet.

Question by monsterlego    |  last reply

How do I upload things from my phone to my computer, then to youtube?

I know how to upload things from my computer to youtube, but i have a mini SD card in my phone to upload things to my computer. I plugged it in and my computer either wont register that its there, or I cant find where I'm supposed to click. I feel pretty stupid.

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How to put Ringback Tones to Phone through Micro SD card?

I recently bought a Micro SD card for my phone (LG Shine II) and have put many MP3's onto it. It gives me the option to use it as a ringtone, but not as a ringback tone. Does AT&T make you purchase ringback tones, and not download them? Any info will be helpful.

Question by Dnamra    |  last reply

SD to CF adapter supporting 2 SD cards?

I have been looking at adapters to convert sdhc (sd cards) to cf (compact flash). I have only found adapters supporting 1 sd card, is their any that can support 2 sd cards?example of single sd adapterI have an Idea for the ipod mini flash mod hoping to make a 64gb flashed based (using to 32gb sd cards and a converter)

Question by TheCheese9921  

Help build a mini e-reader with arduino, lcd and micro SD card?

Hi all, I am wanting to start a project to make an e-reader. It will comprise text files on an SD card which are then read and displayed onto an LCD screen plus the ability to scroll up/down (and/or left/right). I plan on using a DOGM204 lcd module and probably a pro micro (sparkfun). I would really appreciate any help as to how I could make this.

Question by RUSquared  

64 GB compact flash cards

I was reading this article about Samsung's 64gb compact flash (cf) card. This article is 3 years old and the largest I seem to be able to locate is a 48GB. Do 64 gb cf cards exist? If so where can I buy one? I thought this was really interesting, I was excited to put one to use in the ipod mini hackAlso anyone think it is possible to hack the mini this with sd cards or micro sd cards (I have seen sd to cf converters but the 16 gb cf card is still cheper than a 16 sd card to use with the converter, that's if the converter is even compatible with the ipod) Do sd to cf converters exist that support 2 sd (or micro sd) cards?just looking to bounce some ideas around ,Dan

Topic by TheCheese9921    |  last reply

How to make a San Disk micro SD work with the Kingston SD adapter?

Long story... dose anyone know how?

Question by NamasteNick    |  last reply

How to fix card reader? Answered

I have this card reader and the computer recognize it but it doesn't recognize the card. I connected it to 3 different computers and the same story to all of them. The card works fine.

Question by theVader75    |  last reply

Anyone know where to buy some really cheap USB flash drives or MicroSD cards?

Frenzy's instructable on USB dead drops got me inspired, but I don't want to set up just one!  I'd like to set up several around my little town here, and I don't want to break the bank doing it.  Does anyone know where to buy maybe six to twelve thumb drives or micro SD cards for super cheap?  I don't need anything particularly fancy, I'm sure 512mb or 1gb would be plenty of space.  I found some stuff on ebay but I'd still be paying around $35 for 10, and I'd like to get that down around $2 each or less.  What do you think?  Pipe dream or do you have some ideas? 

Question by depotdevoid    |  last reply

SD-card to Wii/PC Switch. Any better solutions than 4 DPDT and 1 SPDT Switches?

I've created a quick schematic of the switch I want to make: Basically I want to make a switch with 1 input(SD-card) and 2 outputs(Wii and PC), which makes it possible for me to connect the sd-card to my PC, so I'll be able to transfer data to it. Then, by using the switch, connect the SD-card to my Wii. From what I understand the input (SD-card) has 9 pins and 2 outputs(Wii & PC) have18 pins, which means it would be possible to connect 4DPDT switches and 1SPDT switch. But that just seems like an awful amount of buttons, just to switch from PC to Wii.  So my question is: is there a more suitable solution for a switch? Ps. I excuse my poor English, It aint my first language :)

Question by shaddyd    |  last reply

How do i put pictures on my computer without restarting it???

Every time i put pictures on my computer, i have to restart it again. Even when i put my SD card into the slot in my computer it doesn't detect it, but then i restart it and it detects it. I want it to be able to detect the SD card without me having to restart it. Help anyone???

Question by Seleziona    |  last reply

Read text from SD memory card to display on small LCD screen? Arduino?

I'm looking to build a kind of micro-ereader. I want to be able to display up to a few megabytes of text on a small lcd screen. (Not all at once, I will scroll through the text). I have a 16x4 LCD I have salvaged from an old calculator. Can I use an arduino (or something similar?) to do this and would the SD memory card be necessary? If it is necessary, how would I set this up?

Question by Albertle    |  last reply

what distro for raspberry pi is the best for gaming? Answered

I would like to know so I can get an micro SD card and download it. I would like to use a micro SD because it is easier stored.

Question by nerd7473    |  last reply

Compaq sd card reader not working?

Hi, I have a Compaq Presario V2000, and I just formatted it.  After the format, my Dad downloaded the drivers for the SD card reader, the WIFI, and other stuff,  but the SD card reader it not working.  When I put an SD card into it, the light lights up, but under My Coputer, there is no card.  Any help would be great.  Thanks in advance.

Question by salomon1996    |  last reply

my sd card files are hidden?

Picture files appear on my camera but when I put the sd card in my laptop it they don't show up

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Reading 12 rows of data from an SD card every minute and storing the data into Arrays using Gboard pro Arduino

Hi, I am working on a project that measures temperature and current, store it on an SD card (csv file) and send them to a website. I decided to sample the signals every 5 seconds and store the data to the SD card using time interrupt (TimerOne). My plan is to sample and store data for 1 minute and then read the sampled data from the SD card and store them into 2 Arrays i.e Array1 for temperature and Array2 for the current and send the data to the website. Thus far I have managed to sample and store the data using the time interrupt. I also included a count variable in the interrupt subroutine so as to know how many times the interrupt has occurred. Since I am sampling and storing the data every 5 seconds and I want to read the data stored in the SD card every minute, so when count = 12 I would like to read  the last 12 readings (24 since its current and temperature ) and store them into 2 Arrays.   The problem I have is that I do not know how to read the data from the SD card and store them into two Arrays and would like your help. Note: the Reading of the SD card will not be in the Interrupt subroutine Any help or suggestions will be highly appreciated. Thanks Muundu

Topic by muundu    |  last reply

How do I format a Write Protected SD card? Answered

I have an SD card and when i plug it into the computer it says "you need to format the disk"  i follow the formatting steps and it says "windows cannot format the disk check that it is not read only" and after trying a few times it said the disk is read-only/Write protected. how do i remove this read-only setting so i can format it, the little switch on the side is off

Question by chibiwind    |  last reply

Ipod Touch - Any Gen ) Please Read (

Hi My 1St sign up To Instructables so its My 1St Q on Here so here it is. Is it possible to Make/build instead of buying a Iphone/Ipod Sd card reader adapter is it possible to make 1 and to make it work if so Please provide some guidelines/help what to buy or have and what to do . Thks  in Advance . 

Topic by firtha10    |  last reply

SD card directly to SSD, is this possible?

I'm shooting real high bitrates with my dslr and will like to use my SD card as a connector to my SSD.  How do I do this. A SanDisk Extreme Pro 64 GB SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Flash Memory Card 95MB/s, which is the only card that can handle my high bitrates is 152.00.  Not only that, as far as work flow, the SSD would make it a lot easier. Thanks...........

Question by AntonioLopez    |  last reply

Android games on External SD Card???

Good day I use a Samsung Galaxy S Duos ( GT-S7562 ) and i have less than 1,8 gigabytes of app space and 512 megabytes ram so its better to install apps on sd card. But i still have 1 yr. warrenty and i dont want to root. Help me please??? Thank you & good day

Topic by Doc Penguin    |  last reply

Nexus 7 (2013, Gen2, FLO) - internal micro SD mod

With games getting bigger and bigger with every new release and limited storage capacity some of you might think the same: Why not add a SD card to my Nexus 7? The lates Lollipop update basically killed the normal USB OTG funstions, so if you do want to use a USB stick or external SD card in a reader you will need a powered USB OTG cable. I am not sure if this was intentionally or another bug but it is damn annoying. After openeing my tablet to check m options I realised my main problem is space. Even adding a micro SD with a similar small reader is a major pain as there simply is no empty space left inside. So I was hoping someone here might be interested in such a mod and contribute with good ideas during the build and maybe even copy the mod (if I manage it) to confirm it is in fact doable. My findings so far: A custom rom is a must have due to the OTG limits of the original. It might be enough to just find a suitable kernel but so far I settled for the Team UB Lollipop release. It offers some mods based on Cyanogen and claims full OTG support. Other roms also added support for external WiFi and TV dongles, so there is room to play. As said space is a problem I am working on ;) For an internal mod and due to the lack of physical support on the mainboard the only option is to use the standrad USB port for this mod. This means SD, reader and OTG mod must fit inside somehow. It also means some sort of physical switch is required for the times when you need full power during the recharge - although I have to test if this still works with an external SD while the tablet is switched off. In that case I could accept 500mA charge during normal use and 1A or more when the tablet is switched off. The rom should support fast USB charge but I am not sure if this olaso works in host mode. It is possible to use some extra app and scripts to make good use of such a mod. Not only can you use the SD for music, movies and other demanding files but with scripting you can also move the big data files from games to the external storage. Works similar to the apps you can get for devices with a real SD card, where you often find the "Move to SD" option in the app manager. This mod will not be for the faint hearted as it requires serious soldering skills on these tiny components, so if you only know how to solder copper pipes you might need some training on old electronics first ;) Let me know what you think and if you would be interested in such a mod as otherwise I won't bother taking pics during the progress. And without pics there will be no Instructable follwing ;)

Topic by Downunder35m    |  last reply

Does anybody know how to make a SD-card only type mp3 player with a line out? Answered

I'm looking for a way to play mp3's on any audio equipment that accepts aux in or something. Doesn't need to have anything flashy, just a little box, bulletproof,good sound quality, that can handle SD cards (4GB support should be enough, but more is always better). Of course it will also need the basic buttons on it for play/stop/prev/next. How hard/expensive is this to make and how to do the actual mp3 to audio conversion? (I have no experience with chip programming)

Question by AlexHRG    |  last reply

ARDUINO codes for replacing/rewriting of data in SD Card

Can somebody help me to write codes for replacing/rewriting of data in SD Card? Please. Thank you!

Topic by deseriem    |  last reply

Serially connect SD or other memory cards?

SO! Is it possible (or plausible) to connect SD cards together in such a way that their memory capacities add up? I have a bunch of old dumb ones that I could probably use as a makeshift drive in an eee PC, but I'd like to make one big huge drive out of them. If it's possible, how would I do that?

Topic by V-Man737    |  last reply

my drive is dead in my creative zen micro what type and brand of CF card should i use to mod the player?

The drive went in my micro zen just need to know what brand and company I should get the CF card from

Question by ZAKE20042005    |  last reply

Cool stuff with a 16mb sd (or two)

I found two 16mb SD cards, but I'm wondering about cool stuff I can do with them. I probably have other of them kept somewhere, but I don't think it's needed. Ideas?

Topic by Leodip    |  last reply

I want to make my camera to record on sd card

Hi, i have a Panasonic  NV-GS35GC camera, and i want to record my movies on the SD-Card not on the tape...any ideeas ?

Topic by GFXMihnea    |  last reply

Making your own digital assistant using ardino uno gsm shield Sd card module and VR shield

I am building a personalized assistant or a daily smart reminder sort of which speaks to you. Using the Arduino R3 and GSM Shield: SMS will be sent to the SIM card in the GSM shield connected to Arduino uno and the data fro the SMS will be extracted and stored on the SD card which will be displayed on an LCD screen. All of this will be voice activated and controlled.  Need help with the logic and working of this setup.

Topic by shreyansoswal    |  last reply

SD card drive won't hold my SD card in my camera. Any suggestions/help?

I have an (almost) brand new camera and one day when I put my SD card into it and it wouldn't stay in. Here's what's going on: 1. I take my SD card 2. I put it in the slot 3. I push it in and it pops out again. It's supposed to make a click and stay in until I push it again. I can still use the camera, but the SD card springs out whenever I open the hatch that it's stored in. If it is unfixable, I can (hopefully) still exchange it for another one or, if it is fixable, I can take it to my local camera shop. Is there a DIY option to fix this that isn't too advanced?  Some info:    It is a canon sx520hs    It is less than a year old    I think it is a problem with the mechanism that makes it lock in. Thanks in advance!

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How to get Itunes videos to play on my phone? Answered

I have a samsung a737, and a 8 gig micro sd. I have a couple of movies on itunes that I put on the card, but when I stuck it in my phone, and tried to play it, I said "Unsupported resoulution" and I don't know what to do to get it to play. I'm guessing that its too high resolution for it, but I don't know how to change that in itunes.

Question by Speedmite    |  last reply

Can an SD card port provide USB power?

I have a device that's designed to get its power from a USB port, but where it mounts there is no port available.  However, there is a fullsize SD card slot.  From what I can tell it *appears* I could rig up an adapter that delivers power to the device through that card slot, but am I reading this correctly?  And more importantly, would this deliver as much power as a USB port? Thanks!

Topic by Spunk-Monkey    |  last reply

How To Download SD card from camera to LG 8.3 LTE Tablet?

I have a digital camera with an SD card and can't get the pictures to download onto the tablet. When I connect the camera, it takes the table to the photo gallery but no option to download. I also tried the file manager and can't navigate to get the software to give me the option to download the pictures from the camera.  THe SD card is full size and doesn't have the option of removing the smaller card and inserting directly into the tablet.

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