Many of the users of the Samsung Galaxy Y were reporting the SD Card problem in their mobile phones. It is an bug reported by many users and the problem has been occurred in many devices. There were some custom ROM updates available to fix this problem but till now Samsung hasn’t released any official update regarding this issue.
Cause of The Problem
You don’t need to install any new firmware update on your device to fix this issue. This problem is caused due to the File System of the SD Card that you’re using.
Note: Backup all your data to your computer because you would need to delete all the files from your SD Card.
Procedure to Fix SD Card Error Issue in Samsung Galaxy Y
- Create a backup of all the files in your files on the SD Card, copy them to a new folder in your computer to prevent any confusions. If the card if formatted without taking the backup of the files then all of your data will be deleted, and this process is irreversible.
- So, once the backup is complete, Connect your mobile phone using the original USB cable to your computer and wait for the drivers to get installed (in case the device drivers aren’t installed).
- After the installation of the device drivers is complete. Go to My Computer and Right Click on your SD Card and select the FORMAT option, in the file system area select “FAT 32” and then select “default allocation size” under the “allocation unit size” area.
- Click “FORMAT” button and in 2-3 seconds you’ll get formatted dialog box.
- The issue will be completely fixed without the need of any firmware upgrade.
The device firmware has some problems reading the other file systems that’s why the problem is caused. You can install Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware too to install fix the problem alternatively, plus you’ll get benefits of the new ROM.