Free Fix Android Phone Cannot Write Files to SD Memory Card without Losing Data

micro sd card not formatLast updated on 11/7/2018

Cannot Write Photos to Micro SD Memory Card on Android Cell Phone

"Hello, I have a Samsung Galaxy android cell phone and use a 64GB SanDisk sd memory card inside to save all take photos, messages and files. However, recently, I cannot write to sd memory  card on this android phone, but, I can read files inside well. Do I have to format android phone memory card to fix the card problems? Is it possible to fix cannot write to sd memory card problems without data loss? Thank you in advance."

Hello, have you locked it? Actually, the related cannot write to sd memory card problems on android cell phone happens to people for many reasons, like write protection, corrupted sd card, loose/bad connection, incompatible problems and more, and also are able to be fixed with ease. Just keep on reading and learns to fix not able to write to sd memory card issues:

Why Android Phone Cannot Write Apps/Photos/Files to External CF/SD Memory Card

Honestly, when people encounter such android phone cannot write/add apps/photos/files to external CF/SD/XD memory card problems, they often will face two situations. In some cases, they can read micro sd memory card data well, but, cannot write/add anything there. And, in some cases, they just cannot read/access memory card, cannot write/save any file there and also cannot format Micro SD memory card. However, no matter how the problems go, the causes behind are often similar, just like:

1). Bad/Loose memory card connection

How long have you used this Micro sd memory card on your Samsung android phone? In such case, it is possible to be caused by bad/loose memory card connection.

2). Locked/write protected/read-only SD memory card

Is the phone memory card write protection/password protection function is on? If you do have locked this storage card, go remove the write protection/password protection soon.

3). Corrupted CF memory card

Have you dropped/fallen/extract this android phone CF memory card improperly before? Honestly, when your sd memory card is corrupted and cannot be recognized, the related cannot write problems would happen to you.

4). Incompatible memory card problems

Have you used this memory card on this Samsung galaxy cell phone before? When this sd memory card has unsupported file system and incompatible there, it also cannot be read, even cannot be written/formatted.

5). Virus attack

This android phone cannot write data to sd card problems also are able to be aroused by virus attack.
In addition, if you cannot write to sd memory card on a computer, it is also possible to be caused by damaged memory card reader problems and the likes.

How to Fix Cannot Write Files on SD Memory Card Problems without Data Loss

Before you do start to fix/repair cannot write files on sd memory card problems, in case of losing/deleting memory card photos, also save android phone data backups in advance, if possible. And then, follow the below solution to go on:

1). Reconnect android phone sd memory card

In case of any temporary problem, like loose/bad memory card connection, try to reconnect this android phone sd memory card at first.

2). Unlock/Turn off phone CF memory card write protection/password protection

Find the button on the one side of the CF/SD memory card and then, slide up or download to lock/unlock the write protection function there. If you do have password protected it, also enter password to turn off the password protection function there.

3). Format memory card

If your sd memory card is really in raw, not formatted or corrupted, go format android phone storage card to fix the problems.
Please Note: Format sd memory card to compatible FAT32/NTFS on android phone or Windows computer.

4). Change new good sd memory card

If the android phone storage card is really completely corrupted, also change another new sd memory card instead.

5). Clean android phone viruses completely
In case that your android phone and memory card are virus infected, also start and run antivirus software to clean all possible viruses completely.


No matter which way you will try to resolve such phone memory card cannot be written problems, hope you can do your utmost to back up important android phone pcitures, sms, audios, videos and files well on serveral storage devices or locations. Of course, if possible, this free sd memory card photo recovery software is also able to recover android phone data back from the micro sd memory card with cannot be written/read/added problems.

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