Today we will talk about an error which occurs in the smartphones and says “SD card is blank or has unsupported file system”. You can refer to this article to find ways to solve the problem.
The error which mentions that “SD card is blank or has unsupported file system” always happens in smartphones. SD card is a kind of micro storage device that is often used in mobile smartphone or cameras. As multiple factors can trigger this typical error, you can follow our steps to fix the error easily.
1 Try rebooting the phone
Similar to the computer, if you meet up with any errors, you can restart the computer to have a try. Some small problems will be solved at that time. Thus in this case, you can also reboot the phone to attempt a recovery. If you still get the error after the restart, you have to move to next method.
2 Insert the SD card again
To check if the connection between the SD card and the phone is normal as usual, you can pull out the SD card and insert it again to see if the error is still there. And besides, you can also pull out the SD card and insert it in another smartphones to see if the problem is in the phone or not.
3 Utilize chkdsk tool
If the SD card cannot work normally in another phone, then you can connect it to the computer by using device drivers. And you can use the inbuilt application called “CHKDSK” to detect this card. If there are any problems, the tool will attempt a recovery automatically.
4 Hidden files
If there are hidden files on the SD card, then the smartphone will not able to detect them successfully. So you can take steps below to see if there are any hidden files.
- Firstly, you should connect the SD card to your computer by card reader.
- Next you can run “control folders” and click the “File Explorer” Option.
- Then in the “View” tab, mark the “Show hidden files, folders and drives” check box.
- At last, click “OK” to save the changes.
5 Format SD card
If above methods are not help at all, then you should consider about formatting the SD card to have a try. Before the format, you should make sure that you have backed up all the vital data. Similar to backup outlook for outlook repair in the future, you can protect the data and prevent data loss after the format.
6 Check bad sectors
At last, if foresaid solutions cannot make any sense, then your SD card likely gets corrupt or physically damaged. In this case, you should resort to experts to check the card and solve the problem successfully.
Allissa Shen is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including mdf recovery and word recovery software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com