Lumia 520 – How to remove and format SD card

In this tutorial, we will be covering the steps required to remove and format SD card from Lumia 520 Windows 8 Phone.

Remove your SD card by first selecting the remove SD card option from your phone and then remove it. This will help you keep the data safe on your SD card.

Here are some simple steps on how to remove your SD card. Go to Settings -> Phone Storage. You get the screen as shown below. Click on SD card, and it shows the details like how much free space etc. it also shows the option of remove SD card and format SD card.

Tap remove SD card, this will show information saying you can now remove the SD card safely.

Tap format SD card to format your SD card. This will show up a warning message saying – Formatting this card will format will erase all your personal files and everything else. Do you want to continue and format it? If you tap yes, this will format your SD card.

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Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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  • Nakeba Williams May 16, 2014, 7:04 pm

    I bought a Nokia Lumia 520 micro SD card and don’t know how to set it up. Format it.

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