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  1. lim060911

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    Does anyone know the maximum size micro SD card I can use on this phone
     

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    Thank you
     
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    aaaaaaaaa.jpg im doing a data test on the 400gb card before i put it in (takes about 4 hours). but the phone should be able to use 400gb.
     
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    Will the 400 GB card work?
     
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    OK Card is legit. The Note 8 recognizes the card.

    this entire process took a bit over 6 hours because the program wrote a file to the card to fill it up then verified the data to make sure all the bytes can be accounted for.

    see photos. they show how it was written with files to fill up the capacity and were verified. the format on the windows machine and the format once the note 8 got a hold of it.

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    That's awesome!
    On

     
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    I'm pretty sure that recent Android versions have the capability of reading up to 1 TB of external storage. So a 400GB microSD card is a walk in the park. I should be getting mine this week!
     
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    Wow! That is a lot of storage.
     
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    Have you seen how big a file size a Blu-ray movie is?


    YUGE!
     
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    BlueRay is Usually around 8GB. I think SD is like 700MB
     
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    Ive been putting any and everything i can on this card.

    I loaded up several gigs worth of movies ive been waiting to watch plus full wave files (uuuuge) and other assorted nonsense.. :p
     
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    The Galaxy Note 8 comes standard with 64GB of storage in the US. While this sounds like a lot, recording 4K UHD video or downloading music can quickly eat up this space.

    Thankfully the Note 8 accepts microSD cards up to 256GB in size and there are plenty affordable options available. I recommend using only UHS-1 U3 Class 10 SD cards for best results (this SanDisk 64GB micro SD card can be found on Amazon for $30.95).

    To insert an SD card, just follow these steps:
    1. Insert the SIM removal tool or small paper clip into the tray at the top of the phone
    2. Press firmly until the tray pops out slightly and remove the tray with your fingers
    3. Snap SD card into place
    4. Reinsert tray into the device and make sure it's inside all the way
     
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    the note 8 accepts larger cards as well. I have a 400gb card in it now.
     
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    How does the system use the external storage? Does it default to filling up its internal storage first? Is internal faster than external, or is it all just storage and it would be completely transparent to us?
     
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    You can pick which goes where. For example anything I get from OGyoutube goes straight to my external. But photos and audio and video recordings go to my internal
     
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    the phone does not natively give you an option (that i have found ) to pick what goes where. it will fill up the internal first./

    you can go into dev options and force the option to move things to SD (like the old kit kat days)/ this is what I did because i want things like whatsapp, to go to ext card.
     
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    I know that at least the camera can be set to save to external memory. Yes, downloads go to the phone... but anything important will get moved to the card or backed up to my PC.
     
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    Hi, I missed the info on where you all bought the 400gb card? Amazon? 300 bucks for non prime?
    Ty
     
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    I would recommend amazon ships from and sold by, rather than a 3rd party.
     
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    I bought my card from Amazon.
     
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    If I remember right, didn't another thread say 250 ish? I'm old and could be wrong.
     
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    Question, you all want the leather card for storing apps you download them to keep memory free from the internal storage I get that. But, what happens when your card does fill up? You need all the app data and such that is stored on the card or you will lose all the progress in your app games won't you?
     

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