How can I format a 32 GB SD card?

ralph clark May 12, 2011

When I put my 32 GB SD card in my phone it does not recognize it nor will my computer read it as well. Please help! I spent some money on the card for my new phone that is a LG GX2.

  1. Anonymous
    May 13, 2011 at 10:08 am


    SD Memory Card formatter from panasonic
    SD Formatter 3.0 for SD/SDHC/SDXC

  2. Anonymous
    May 13, 2011 at 8:43 am

    There's 2 ways; the easy way and the hard way.The easy way:  Use HP's flash format tool, which can be downloaded from: … mat%20ToolThe hard way:You have to tell Windows to optimize your SD slot for performance instead of quick removal:  1. Right-click on My Computer and select Properties
      2. Click on the Hardware Tab
      3. Click on the Device Manager button
      4. Click on the little + next to Disk Drives
      5. Right-click on USB2.0 CardReader SD0 USB Device and select Properties
      6. Click on the Policies tab
      7. Click on the Optimize for performance circle
      8. Click on OKI'm
    not sure if you have to reboot or not. Once you format the card as NTFS
    you can go and change it back to Optimize for quick removal, if you