You will need
- - computer
- card reader
- cable connection with your computer
There are several ways to implement formatting. The easiest way to format the flash drive to your phone using the interface of the operating system (software) of your phone. Most phones with a flash card there is a separate menu and there the menu item "Format card". In some phone models you need to find the "Memory" section, and in the settings in this section you will find the coveted item "Format".
Sometimes the formatting in this way does not work, and here we come to the aid of the computer. Be sure to connect the phone to the computer via the USB cable that comes in the kit. When connecting (pairing) the devices on the computer on a separate disk, it will display the flash card of our phone. In file Explorer, click on it with right button of your mouse and select "Formatting". You can also delete all the data from a flash drive without formatting, provided that all hidden files will be displayed.
You can use another way - formatting using a card reader. The idea is simple: you need to extract the stick from your phone and insert into a card reader (depending on the format of the stick) or use the adapter that often comes along with a flash card in the kit. In many laptops the card reader is already built into the body, while for a computer will have to buy it.
If it is impossible to format a flash card in the phone and computer, hence the reason may be a fault with the card.
Be careful when you insert the card into the adapter, there is a switch that can block the entry or formatting information (it is located on the side of the adapter).
Advice 2 : How to format a USB flash drive in Nokia phone
After installing it in phone Nokia new memory card you need to format. Computer for this use is impossible. This is due to the fact that along with formatting the phone creates on the card a set of system folders.
If the card you chose to install to the phone, not a new one, transfer it into the computer the data that you need. Use the card reader. After work do not forget to disable the map by means of the operating system installed on the computer. Only then remove it from the reader.
If you are not sure that the memory card does not contain bad blocks, pre-make a full format on the computer. Only after that install it in your phone. Remember that you still have to format it further and phone to it was automatically created the necessary folders. In Linux formatting in edmontonjournal perform the unmount, but not eject the extracted command the map command:mkfs.vfat -c-F 32 /dev/sda1
Then install the card into the phone. Camera older models it will have to shut down. It is also necessary to do with the modern telephone if the card slot is under the battery.
Turn on the phone, if you previously disabled it. Wait for the download. Then press intended for the menu.
Look in menu of your file Manager. It is located may be different. For example, in the folder "Tools" or in the folder "Applications" - "organizer".
Select in file Manager memory card. Go for it.
Go to file Manager and select "Functions memory card" - Format.
Answer Yes to several questions. Select your desired disc label.
Wait until formatting ends. Then install the memory card to the desired application set, place on it and other files that you want to watch or listen to via phone. Use data cable, card reader, Bluetooth, and unlimited access and download them from the Internet. Do not break at the same copyright. Remember that phone the memory card is also required before removing off.
Don't neglect backups.