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Format card?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tatonka_Hero, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    Can you format the card while it's still in the phone and the phone is on? Not from recovery, but just by mounting the card and formatting it through your computer?

    Quite likely a stupid question, but I just want to be sure
     

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  2. vido.ardes

    vido.ardes Well-Known Member
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    There is a format card function through the phone. If you goto Settings > SD Card & Phone Storage > Unmount SD Card the option to Format will be enabled.
     
  3. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    Yeah, I had figured that out an hour ago and forgot to update the post.

    Thanks :)
     
  4. jersey221

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    if i format my card will i lose apps2sd and sould i take my stuff off my card when reformatting?
     
  5. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    I'm not experienced with Apps2SD at all. I don't install more than 70 apps anyway, so I don't need it lol.

    I don't think you'll lose it, because it won't format the partition. That could be completely ass backwards though, I don't really have a clue.
     
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