Why my Xiaomi phone does not recognize the MicroSD card and how to fix it?

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Basic steps to fix Xiaomi mobile phone does not recognize MicroSD card

There are a few easy ways to find out what the problem may be mobile phone or card, and fix it. However, in case these don't work, you need to apply some more advanced methods which will be discussed later.

Keep in mind that the methods are to help you with the SD card, if your problem is that Xiaomi does not recognize the SIM card then you should look for another alternative.



Remove the card and turn off the phone

This procedure solves the error many times that the Xiaomi mobile does not recognize the MicroSD card. To get started, you need to carefully remove the MicroSD card, very careful about what the Xiaomi phone system is like. Therefore the mobile phone must be switched off and in this state insert the Micro SD card again. Next, you need to turn on the phone and make sure the problem is solved (this process is delicate so if you don't know how to insert a SIM card into a Xiaomi mobile phone, you should look for it).

Format the MicroSD

Sometimes when a card is inserted into other devices, they can change some aspects of its integrity, which means that Xiaomi cannot recognize it. One solution to this is to format the card, it is better to do it from a computer and enter the same format it already had or the default one.

For this, the MicroSD card must generally be integrated into an adapter that can fit into the computer. Once the card is inside, you need to access » Equipment »And right-click on the removable device representing the memory. Then select the option » Group ", In the next window the values ​​will be left as they are and press" starts «.



This will delete them all the data and settings existing in memory, so if you have important files, you should backup them from the card before doing this process. Once formatted, you have to insert the Xiaomi phone and check if it accepts it and the error is resolved.

Formed by special applications

If none of the above worked, the problem is most likely with the card and not the phone. To perform deep formatting, you need to download specialized applications, such as » HP Disk Storage Format Tool». A cleaner cleaning and renovation process will be carried out with this tool.

The above application must be downloaded and installed. Then proceed to opening and select the option "Low-level formatting" then press "Format this device" after choosing the memory card in the central list.

This process tends to take time because it is important to be patient and not to remove or shut down the computer. Since it can cause irreparable damage to the card.

Advanced steps to resolve that Xiaomi mobile phone does not recognize MicroSD card

These steps require a little more attention and time because they present greater complexity in their development.


Fixed Xiaomi mobile not recognizing MicroSD card using CHKDSK command

This command is run through Windows and is used to troubleshoot errors within it. To do this, you need to insert the card into the computer and open a command console.

The control console opens by pressing the buttons at the same time » Windows » e » R ". This will open the execution window, in the bar you have you should write " cmd »And press» OK «.


In the command console it is necessary to enter the command » chkdsk »Followed by the letter that identifies the card in the window» Equipment » e » : ". Then the command must be typed again " chkdsk Followed by the letter and then by the letter «:/f »To apply the MicroSD repair.

And voila, now that you know, it's impossible that you haven't solved your problem. For this reason, to complete your Xiaomi knowledge, you should look for how to factory reset a Xiaomi.


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