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Why SD card is blank or has unsupported file system?


  • Did you use the phone SD card on other operating system (say from Samsung and back to BlackBerry)?
  • Did you extract SD card off from your PC or laptop without using “Safely remove hardware” option?
  • Did you use the SD card on a strange or unsafe computer?
  • Did you remove the SD card without turning off your mobile phone?

If so, that’s perhaps why you get blank SD card error and it will prompt you to format the card. Probably, you don’t want to format the Secure Digital card since it contains lots of precious data.

What does blank SD card mean?

If an SD card keeps showing blank on any device, it means the SD card is corrupted or files on the memory card are corrupted. So mobile phone cannot read the card and say it is blank. Probably, the SD card is corrupted due to bad sectors, virus infection and more other reasons. Although it says SD card is blank, it doesn’t mean that there is no data on the card.

Solutions you can try when your phone say blank SD card

SD card blank problem may be caused due to many reasons. When you face this problem, you can try the following methods to fix the error.

1. Turn off the phone and reinsert the SD card. Reboot the mobile phone to see if SD card starts working again.

2. Connect the SD card to your computer and try to access the SD card.

If computer still cannot read any data from the card, then please try Remo Recover data recovery software recommended by experts to retrieve files after SD card blank or unsupported file system error. Tool supports blank SD card recovery from various brands like Toshiba, SanDisk, Samsung, Kingston, etc.  As well as restore files from different SD cards such as MicroSD card, MiniSD card, SDHC, MMC and SDXC.