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How To Get Android Tablet to Recognize SD Card

by ElenaBryant / April 23, 2013 1:44 PM PDT

I'm transfering files, music, data from an iPhone onto a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (International version) with Android ICS and am running out of internal memory on the tablet. I have a 32 GB Class 10 Samsung SDHC card in the Tab, but it won't recognize it or any other SD card. How can I fix this? My desktop computer is an iMac.

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Clarification Request
problem solved?
by Abalto / August 16, 2013 5:39 AM PDT

I have the same problem.
Did you manage to solve this? If so i would appreciate some help

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 16, 2013 5:42 AM PDT
In reply to: problem solved?

As Google changed Android the loss of the move to SD card in the Application management has some folk upset.

There is no cure from Google or Samsung.

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SD Card not Recognized by Tablet
by ElenaBryant / August 16, 2013 8:33 AM PDT
In reply to: problem solved?

Sorry, no, I've not gotten an answer that has helped with the problem. If ever I do I'll be sure to tell you.

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Clarification Request
It's late but post it anyway.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 16, 2013 8:37 AM PDT

This issue needs to be put over in the CNET Samsung forum. You seem to be in the US so that's the right place to pitch this issue.

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That's a dead end.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 23, 2013 2:35 PM PDT

If no cards work then you need to get with Samsung to arrange for repair.

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Can't Fix What Isn't Broken
by ElenaBryant / May 5, 2013 12:39 PM PDT
In reply to: That's a dead end.

The tablet doesn't need to be repaired. This is a Samsung OS design issue that's been true ever since Honeycomb which I'm to work around. Also, Samsung has no U.S. repair service for international tablets like the SGT 7.7, but thanks anyway. Happy

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How is it not broken?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 5, 2013 1:27 PM PDT

I have put 32GB cards in over a dozen Honeycomb and later tablets so I'm unsure what you mean that it is not broken.

I would be guessing you are upset over the loss of the move the app to the card but that's well discussed and your issue looks like a totally different failure.

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