How To Customize Storage Settings – Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

How To Customize Storage Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
How To Customize Storage Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Learn how to Customize Storage Settings on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. From this menu you can view the device memory or mount, unmount, or format an SD card.

Quick Links

Device Memory

  • Touch Settings > Storage.
  • The Device memory displays as Total space, Applications, Pictures, videos, Audio, Downloads, Miscellaneous files, and Available space.

SD Card

  • Once a memory card has been installed in your device, the SD card memory displays as Total space and Available space.

Mounting an SD Card

  • Install an SD card. For more information, refer to Insert Memory Card.
  • Touch Settings > Storage.
  • Touch Mount SD card.

Unmounting an SD Card

  • Touch Settings > Storage.
  • Touch Unmount SD card.
  • At the prompt, select OK to safely unmount the memory card.
  • Remove the SD card from the slot. For more information, refer to Insert Memory Card.

Note: Unmounting an SD card will stop some applications from functioning. Applications may not be available until you mount the SD card again.

Formatting an SD Card

When formatting an SD card you will want to backup your music and photo files that are stored on the card because formatting the SD card deletes all the stored data.

  • Touch Settings > Storage.
  • Touch Format SD card and then touch Format SD card again on the warning screen.
  • Touch Delete all.

Note

This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.

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