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How to insert and format a microSD card for Xperia PRO-I

You are able to expand the local storage capacity of the Sony Xperia PRO-I by using a microSD card.

You can check out this step-by-step tutorial at Seeking Tech to see how you can insert and format a microSD card with this smartphone.

What microSD card is compatible with the Sony Xperia PRO-I?

The Sony Xperia PRO-I support microSD cards of up to 1 TB in terms of capacity. This phone doesn’t have any speed requirements when it comes to using external memory cards.

If you are looking for a compatible card, then we recommend picking up the SanDisk Ultra MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card,. You can find this memory card on Amazon with this link. (#CommissionsEarned).

How to insert a microSD card to the Sony Xperia PRO-I

In order to insert a microSD card into the Sony Xperia PRO-I, you can take the following steps:

1. Turn off your smartphone.

2. Remove the SIM card tray from the Xperia PRO-I.

3. Place the microSD card in its designated slot.

Keep in mind that the microSD card slot and SIM 2 card slot occupy the same space. As a result, you can use the slot to either expand your local storage or add a second SIM card.

4. Once you place the microSD card it its slot, you can re-insert the SIM card tray back into the Xperia PRO-I.

5. Turn back on your phone.

How to format a microSD card for the Sony Xperia PRO-I

Before being able to use a microSD card, you may need to format it. In order to do so, you can do the following:

1. If you have any important files stored on the microSD card you are trying to format, then you should move them to other storage.

This is because formatting the memory card for the Sony Xperia PRO-I will delete all existing files you have stored on it.

2. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you insert the microSD card you are trying to format into the SIM card tray of the Xperia PRO-I.

3. With the memory card inserted, turn on your phone and then go to the Settings app.

If you can’t find Settings, it should be located in the list of installed applications you can view by swiping upwards from the bottom of the home screen.

4. After getting to the Settings app, select Storage.

5. From the Storage menu, select SD card.

6. Next, select the “More” icon, which is represented as the three bullet points.

7. You then need to select Storage settings.

8. Finally, select Format and then confirm your selection in the pop-up dialogue to starting the memory card formatting process.

How to change data storage to microSD card on Xperia PRO-I

If you want to change to storage location for your captured images and videos, then you can take the following steps:

1. Open the Photo Pro app.

2. Inside the Photo Pro app, select Menu.

3. Next, you need to select Data storage.

4. Select the storage location for your captured images and videos.

5. Close the Menu to save any changes.