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Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

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Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

Hello,

I bought my Xperia Z a while ago, and with it, a micro SD card. I've been using the phone (with the sd card inserted) without any problems. I've stored my pictures, music, files, etc. in there and always worked fine.

Yesterday, I got a notification on my phone about a new software update. Once I got home, I had the phone updating only to discover that after it finished, my sd card is no longer detected...

Any help would be appreciated please.

Kind regards,

Fábio Constantino

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Genius
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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

Sorry to hear that! Where is the SD card not being recognised within the handset? If you connect your handset to a PC with the SD card inserted, does the PC detect the SD card?

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

Hello, thank you for the reply.

The SD card is not being recognised on the handset and if I connect the handset to the PC, the PC does not detect the SD card either.

Genius
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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

It sounds like the SD card may have malfunctioned. Is there any other handset you can try the SD card in to see if that can detect it?

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

It does seem that when also directly inserting the sd card into the PC, it cannot detect it.

So, this pretty much means that the latest update ruined my SD card? Didn't even figure this as possible..

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

I couldn't confirm that it was caused by the update exactly as it could have been a coincidence (this is not something which can usually occur with an update) but it does sound like the SD has malfunctioned. It may be worth contacting the SD card manufacturer.

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

Im sorry had to chuckle at your comment to this forum user about asking him to contact the sd card manufacturer,  here your go coredumped https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=xperia+z+fried+sd+card&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-GB:IE-Add...

sony know, they just won't admit it.

take notice of all the comments about sd cards fried by xperia i've lost 7 too it.

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

Thank you for this information stringer97.

Makes me sad to know that I've lost all my data along with my SD card, but at least I now know my next phone isn't going to be a Sony for sure...

Seems that sony support people didn't even care to tell me this themselves, adding insult to injury.

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

I got the same fault, lost ~32GB of data... pictures and music  Slightly frowning Face

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Re: Phone not detecting micro SD card anymore...

The same thing happen to me too.  A message of an sd card have unmounted.  Only to find the card is now fried.  it does not work on the phone and PC.  This **bleep**...