Remove the Write Protection on a Micro SD.





Introduction: Remove the Write Protection on a Micro SD.

When I got my phone I got it for the mp3 player. What I didn't know is that they expected me to buy a $30 connector cable. I tried to be the smart consumer and just bought a Micro SD card with an adapter. I plugged that bad boy into my computer only to find out that it was write protected. I figured out the painfully obvious way to unlock it.

Step 1: Adapter

The adapter is the size of a normal SD. Plug the micro into the bottom.

Step 2: The Easy Part.

Using an air can (or just your lungs) blow into the adapter, plug in the card and DO NOT lock it into place. Just stick it in there and hope it stays. You may now have your way with the card.



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    140 Discussions

    I honestly thought you were making fun of us when I saw the solution. Then I saw another review and thought 'oh well, no-one will know, what have I got to lose'? I had to blow into the adapter a few times but it worked! Thank you so much.

    If you have any damage mciro sd memory card. don't throw away. you can fix it. Fix Damaged micro SD Memory card

    1 reply

    yea, how? dumbass you didnt even say how to "Fix Damaged micro SD Memory card"

    Tnx for this.. so genius! Im such an idiot. Almost decided to format.. hahah


    2 years ago

    i didn't get the solution , how can i comment

    Thanks a lot for this, this worked quite well


    2 years ago


    I have same problem with my 4 GB mico SD card used in my phone, I format it with almost every software that I could catch , but after successful task done format message , all my old files come back with no change, is my disk currupted or I could fix it

    this is for kids it doesn't helps out
    i have a 32Gb micro SDHC card plugged directly in card reader and says card id write protacted there is nothing in between card and card reader no switch nothing

    thanx a lot a tried all the methods but it worked

    i dont have an adapter, can i use my phone then plug it in my pc instead?