How to format Galaxy Note10 SD card

The Galaxy Note10 series sports an impressive 256GB (at a minimum) internal storage space already but if you think that’s not enough for you, you can further add more storage capacity by using an SD card. Technically, a Galaxy Note10 can support up to 1.5TB of storage, which is even larger for older laptops. Before using an SD card though, you must ensure that you format it using your Galaxy Note10 to prevent bugs. This guide will walk you through the steps.

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How to format Galaxy Note10 SD card

Knowing how to format the SD card you’re using on your Galaxy Note10 can come handy when you have SD card problems, or when trying to insert the card for the first time. In order to minimize issues with your SD card, you must ensure that it’s formatted with your device, in this case, the Galaxy Note10. Follow the steps below on how to format the SD card.

  1. Make sure that the SD card is inserted to your device.
  2. From Home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Device care.
  5. Tap Storage.
  6. Tap SD card under Portable Storage section.
  7. Tap More options at the upper right (three dots).
  8. Tap Storage settings.
  9. Tap Format.
  10. Keep in mind that formatting the SD card will erase everything in it. If you still have data that needs to be saved, cancel the process and create a backup first. Otherwise, confirm by tapping on Format SD card.
  11. Wait for a few moments for the device to format the card.

That’s it! You now learn how to format an SD card in a Galaxy Note10. We hope this brief guide helps.

Suggested reading: How to use Galaxy Note10 Secure Folder


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