can you format an sd card on an ipad

February 10, 2016 at 12:50:11
Specs: Windows 7
Trying to format a new sd card but my camera wont format it as it does not read it and my computer does not have a sd card slot and I do not have a reader so was wondering if my ipad could format one

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February 10, 2016 at 14:31:28
iPads don't support SD cards. You can buy cheap USB adapters that will let you connect the SD card to your computer. But if your camera doesn't read the card I doubt that formatting it in a PC would help. Are you sure that your camera supports that size of SD card (some have limits as to the size they support)? If so, it may be that the SD card is bad.

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February 10, 2016 at 14:34:15
As best I know - no...

However you can buy a usb to sd card adapter from a variety of sources; and this will allow you to use any computer (with a usb port) to format the sd card. They can be bought from Amazon, Radio Shack, probably Egghead and many more vendors, including some camera stores too.. They cost very little...

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February 11, 2016 at 07:45:44
... or you can ask a friend to format it on their computer.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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