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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the microSD card.

Parts

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  1. Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera. Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone. Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.
    • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera.

    • Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.

  2. Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom right corner of the battery and lift upward. Remove the battery away from the phone. Remove the battery away from the phone.
    • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom right corner of the battery and lift upward.

    • Remove the battery away from the phone.

    The battery will need to be charged after it is placed in the phone. No one told me that and I bought a battery and thought it was bad. Keep the phone off and insert the charger. You will need to charge it for several hours before you can use the phone.

    Diane Schumacher - Reply

    hi there my grandson has a samsung galaxy s5 phone and it wont turn on and the screen is cracked what shall i do email me on cnngawaka@yahoo.com thanks charmaine ill wait for your replay

    cnngawaka - Reply

  3. Using a fingertip, pull the microSD card straight down out of its slot. Remove the microSD card from the phone.
    • Using a fingertip, pull the microSD card straight down out of its slot.

    • Remove the microSD card from the phone.

    I found removing the SIM/SD card with my fingertip a little difficult – not enough friction. So I used a 'rubber' (in US English it's called a pencil eraser or just simply, an eraser.

    Simple, cheap (zero) and effective! :)

    Cheers.

    John

    johnsg0053 - Reply

    Phone does not recognize SD card

    Hardware problems

    Can it be fixed

    terry_rebeiro - Reply

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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My S5 won't read or format a high speed SD card. Any suggestions?

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