1. Reca's Avatar
    Im reading the thread on the OS and it says format media card. How do you format your media card? I put mine in from the box and it worked
    09-11-08 09:11 AM
  2. iPhone0001's Avatar
    Go to Options > Media Card and press the menu key. Select Format card and your done.
    09-11-08 09:15 AM
  3. Reca's Avatar
    if my media card is working what is the point?
    09-11-08 09:19 AM
  4. jeffh's Avatar
    It's not necessary, but I recommend it to eliminate the slight risk that the card could have come with stuff you don't want preinstalled.
    09-11-08 09:21 AM
  5. iPhone0001's Avatar
    I agree with Jeff on that point as well. Better to format it than run the risk that something is going to be installed from the card on your BB that you don't need. Once formatted, you then know only what you choose to load on the card will be there. No surprises!
    09-11-08 09:29 AM
  6. kdpatterson123's Avatar
    im trying to format a media card on a friends blackberry and i go to options, media card, menu key and format card, and it just freezes up and wont do anything unless i take out the battery. Any suggestions on what to do?
    11-25-09 01:21 PM
  7. tony bag o donuts's Avatar
    card may have a bad sector. try formatting it in a pc then in the phone.
    11-25-09 01:30 PM
  8. kdpatterson123's Avatar
    well, can you tell me how to do it on the PC?
    11-25-09 01:41 PM
  9. tony bag o donuts's Avatar
    Do you have a memory card reader?
    If so follow the steps below.

    How to Format a Memory Card | eHow.com
    11-25-09 01:42 PM
  10. kdpatterson123's Avatar
    i plugged the phone up to the computer and went to computer and clicked it and it said format card and it is doing something but im not for sure what..??
    11-25-09 01:43 PM
  11. kdpatterson123's Avatar
    whats that? lol
    11-25-09 01:43 PM
  12. tony bag o donuts's Avatar
    You really don't want to format it on a pc using the phone as the reader per se.
    However, when it is done, format the card using the phone.

    The pc uses its own format, while the phone has a different format.
    11-25-09 01:46 PM
  13. kdpatterson123's Avatar
    when i try to do it on the phone it wont let me do anything. just freeze up
    11-25-09 01:49 PM
  14. kdpatterson123's Avatar
    well thank you for your help i will try and get it working
    11-25-09 01:51 PM