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05-26-2016

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Phone asks for SD Card format with every insert/re-insert

2016-05-30, 16:54 PM

Hi Guys,

Noticed another issue (after fingerprint scanner) with this phone

It asks to format the memory card (I have a SanDisk 32GB class 10 card)

The first time I inserted this card it asked me and I didnt mind formatting it as I thought it could be some format issues (FAT32 vs NTFS)

But after a factory reset (to solve fingerprint scanner issue (results still awaited) i re-inserted the same memory card.

But now it is asking me again to format the card.

Why do I have to format the card? I have never seen such kind of behavior in any other phone.

Forget smartphones this behavior was never there in Nokia N series!

 

Is this a feature or what? Can Lenovo/Moto/Google fix this or we have to live with it?

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Re: Phone asks for SD Card format with every insert/re-insert

2016-05-31, 12:09 PM

wrote:

Hi Guys,

Noticed another issue (after fingerprint scanner) with this phone

It asks to format the memory card (I have a SanDisk 32GB class 10 card)

The first time I inserted this card it asked me and I didnt mind formatting it as I thought it could be some format issues (FAT32 vs NTFS)

But after a factory reset (to solve fingerprint scanner issue (results still awaited) i re-inserted the same memory card.

But now it is asking me again to format the card.

Why do I have to format the card? I have never seen such kind of behavior in any other phone.

Forget smartphones this behavior was never there in Nokia N series!

 

Is this a feature or what? Can Lenovo/Moto/Google fix this or we have to live with it?


This might get you the answer:

Portable StorageInternal Storage
Select this mode if you frequently swap your SD card between devices, use your SD card for media storage only.Select this mode if you want to completely extend your device storage with the card, and need the card to store large applications, games, and their data.
You have a Class 2, 4, or 6 card.You have a high-speed card (UHS-1)
If you frequently swap cards, use SD card to transfer content between devices and do not download many large app, we recommend configuring your card as “portable”.If you want to store large games on the card, if your device storage is always filling up, and you plan to always keep this card in the device, we recommend keeping your card as internal.

Only pictures and media can be stored on the card.

Downloaded applications, their data, is always internal. they can not be moved to the card.

The card is readable by other devices. (another phone, Mac, PC, digital camera)

Content on the card is not encrypted by default.

The card will NOT be reformatted when Portable storage is selected.

The SD card can become your device primary storage

Downloaded applications, their data and media can be moved to the card

The card is not readable by other devices. (another phone, Mac, PC, digital camera)

The card is always encrypted, and can not be decrypted on any other device.

The card will be formatted when Portable storage is selected.
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