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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by caandy11, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. caandy11

    caandy11 New Member
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    Anyone know how to format or access a memory card in the G1. I have a 2gb card that I used in my Wing and want to access the docs on my G1. I this possible. THANKS
     

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  2. jimczyz

    jimczyz Well-Known Member
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    If you want to format it, put it in the G1 and plug it ito your pc. It will show up as a removable drive and in "my computer", right click it an choose format and you will get it done.
     
  3. stangguy

    stangguy New Member
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    I tried this and it shows up in My Computer, but when I try to format it says there is no disc in drive D. :thinking:
     
  4. jimczyz

    jimczyz Well-Known Member
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    Under menu/settings/sd card & phone storage on your G1, make sure you have it checked to use as usb storage.
     
  5. stangguy

    stangguy New Member
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    It doesn't give me that option. All I have is total space, available space and Unmount/eject card. Did I get a dud? :(
     
  6. nyfolks

    nyfolks New Member
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    why are you formatting the card?
     
  7. jayjmcgh

    jayjmcgh New Member
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    when you plugin the usb cord you will get a usb icon at the top of the screen. put your thumb on the icon and pull down. click on the icon on the pulled down screen and it will ask if you want to use it as storage.
     
  8. stangguy

    stangguy New Member
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    Thanks! That worked. I was beginning to worry.
     
  9. kingcommando23

    kingcommando23 New Member
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    I Tried this and when i plugged in the usb it told me that my memory card had malfunctioned

    this is a 2gig and i dont wanna have to buy a new one
     
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