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  1. NIRMAL RAJ THAMBI's Avatar
    Hi,

    Could you please guide me the optimal settings for formatting my SD Card. My card is Samsung Evo 32 GB. I would like to know whether it should be in FAT 32, exFAT and its allocation size and also whether is it okay to format it inside in my Lumia 640 XL format option ? So in total what would be optimal for windows phone ?

    Thanks :)
    06-06-2015 07:14 AM
  2. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Using the phone to format it is the best method because you also use the card in the phone.
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    06-06-2015 07:21 AM
  3. NIRMAL RAJ THAMBI's Avatar
    Thanks Harrie... I formatted it now as its showed me an error in my SD Card :(
    Last edited by NIRMAL RAJ THAMBI; 06-06-2015 at 07:27 AM. Reason: Typo
    06-06-2015 07:27 AM
  4. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Okay then use your PC to format and format to FAT32 but do NOT use quick format.
    If this also fails your SD card is defect and Samsung has a good warranty so get a new one.
    aximtreo and mark233 like this.
    06-06-2015 07:57 AM
  5. NIRMAL RAJ THAMBI's Avatar
    Formatted through PC.. Its running fine now Harrie. Thanks a lot for your valuable inputs.. But that occasional Two Second Freezes in game is still there. As You told about the lag that happens in SD Cards now a days, by referring the write speed and all, which SD Card do you use personally and did you experience any of these freezes in your mobile, when you put games in your SD Card ? Thank You..
    06-06-2015 09:18 AM
  6. Harrie-S's Avatar
    My current phone does not support a SD card and in a previous phone (820) I used a 32 GB Samsung class 10 UHS1 ( the one with orange text) but I do not play games.
    NIRMAL RAJ THAMBI likes this.
    06-06-2015 12:21 PM

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