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Priority storage on SD card Format memory card Unmount memory card Mount memory card Encrypt memory card Decrypt memory card

Priority storage on SD card

You can choose the SD card you put into your Huawei device as your preferred storage location for pictures and videos. Picture serias will still be stored in the intern storage.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  Priority save on memory card
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Activate or deactivate Priority save on memory card

Format memory card

If a new memory card is inserted in your Huawei smartphone, it is advantageous to format it. Existing files are deleted and any necessary directories are created.

Note: All data is deleted during formatting and cannot be restored.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Storage
Step 3:  Tap on  Memory card
Step 4:  Tap on  Format
Step 5:  Confirm with  Erase & Format
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Storage
  3. Tap on Memory card
  4. Tap on Format
  5. Confirm with Erase & Format

Unmount memory card

If you want to use the memory card in another device, such as a laptop, it is advantageous to eject it on the Huawei smartphone first. This disconnects all connections to and from the memory card to prevent data loss.

 

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Storage
Step 3:  Tap on  Memory card
Step 4:  Tap on  Unmount
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Storage
  3. Tap on Memory card
  4. Tap on Unmount

Mount memory card

Memory cards are automatically recognized by the Huawei smartphone and released for use. If the memory card was unmounted, however, it must be made available again.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Storage
Step 3:  Tap on  Memory card
Step 4:  Tap on  Mount
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Storage
  3. Tap on Memory card
  4. Tap on Mount

Encrypt memory card

We can additionally protect the data on the micro SD or memory card by encrypting it on the Huawei smartphone. In doing so,
the files are encrypted so that access is only possible via the encrypting device. The memory card remains unreadable
for other devices until it is decrypted again.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security
Step 3:  Tap on  More settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Encryption and credentials
Step 5:  Tap on  Encrypt memory card
Step 6:  Confirm with  Encrypt memory card
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Security
  3. Tap on More settings
  4. Tap on Encryption and credentials
  5. Tap on Encrypt memory card
  6. Confirm with Encrypt memory card

Decrypt memory card

If the memory card was encrypted on the Huawei smartphone to protect the existing data, it must also be decrypted by this device in order to use it on other tablets, smartphones or laptops.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security
Step 3:  Tap on  More settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Encryption and credentials
Step 5:  Tap on  Decrypt memory card
Step 6:  Confirm with  Decrypt memory card
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Security
  3. Tap on More settings
  4. Tap on Encryption and credentials
  5. Tap on Decrypt memory card
  6. Confirm with Decrypt memory card

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