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    Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    Hello, I have nokia lumia 820 phone running on windows 8 operating system. And this is windows first phone to offer SD card slot to add more storage apart from phone memory. So I have inserted a new Kingston 4Gb micro SD card with no data in it, but my phone not recognizes the SD card, and it doesn't vibrate or doesn't make any sound while inserting or removing the card. I have tried with different SD cards with different storage spaces, but no result. So tell me what should I do now? Please help me to use the given option. Thank you.

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    skrillex Array
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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    hi,
    It happened to me too.

    I bought a Kingston Micro-SDHC 32GB, Class 10

    and Lumia 820 didnít recognize at all no matter what I have tried - soft/hard reset.


    I exchange the memory on the store with a different brad
    Samsung MicroSDHC 32GB, Class 10
    and now works perfectly.



    So.. be carefully when choosing the memory, since Lumia 820 is not compatible with all of them.
    Hope this helps....

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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    Dear Friend...

    Nokia Lumia is the device which has very advance, unique and fast booting technologies.
    Whatever the accessories it requires to connect with it are very expensive and different from other normal phones.
    Regarding the Memory Card SD issue, it might be different.

    Most of the memory card in the market are comes with series 2 which means there transfer rate is slow and they support all the phones, excluded few of them.
    If you want to use an SD card with Lumia then you must buy a series 6 SD card which has high transfer and reading rate as well.

    Normal and Branded SD card cost is Rs.200 approx but series 6 and above card are very expensive.
    It costs you around Rs. 600 to 800.
    Buy Sandisk SD Card of series 6 which is recommended for your device.

    Thank you..

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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    hi,,This phone is working very well after the processThen after this problem i should check it..Firstly you can apply this apps are working it or not..Then after check your apply...That';s it All the best

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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    From what you have reported as the situation relating SD card ,

    Seems the SD card slot in the lumia 820 is the possible culprit.

    If no SD card is being identified and ther is no sensitivity duing and after the insert or removal, the problem is in the slot which is not sensing anything in it.

    Contact Nokia Customer Care and they will guide you through the possible steps to be taken by you.

    Claim your warranty from them.

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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    Hello dear .....
    I will provide one useful information which may be solution for your problem.
    The SD card is in NTFS or other formats.
    Using card reader connect the SD card to PC.and copy contents to PC memory.
    Now right click on the SD card and tap on format.
    now select filesystem as FAT32 , then tap on start.
    sd.jpg
    Then it's done.......copy the contents to sd card and insert it in lumia 820

    Hope you may resolve the problem....

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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    Hello Friend,

    Firstly go to the your phone home screen and check the sd card icon showing after inserting the sd card in your phone.

    After this please check showing or not,not showing your device please chck the memory card slot and again insert the card.

    Then your are not use the normally sd card i hope this hardware problem,

    Please go to the service centre and tell he problem we help full to you.......

    I hope this information usefull to you.....

    Thanxxx.........

    Brar22,,,,,,

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    Re: Why Nokia Lumia 820 Phone not recognizing SD Card?

    Hi friend,

    This is common problem.You can easily resolve the nokia lumina not recognizing the SD card.Follow the below instructions to resolve the not recognizing issue.

    ---> First of clean the dust in the inserting slot and resolve the problem.

    ---> If hardware issue then contact the device technician and repair the issue.

    ---> Once restart the nokia lumina and check the SD card is recognized or not.

    ---> If SD card is damaged then insert the new which is in proper condition.

    ---> Insert in proper way to recognize in your device.

    ---> Check the virus files in your nokia lumina and insert the SD card.


    Thank you....................

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