You should make sure the Lock switch on the left side of the adapter card is slid up (unlock position). If the lock switch is loose and moves easily, it is likely the switch is sliding to the locked position. In this case, you may consider replacing an SD card.
In respect to this, how do you unlock a micro SD card?
Unlock the SanDisk Memory Card
- Hold the SanDisk memory card upright.
- Slide the switch on the upper left side of the memory card up from the “Lock” position to unlock it. Proceed to the “Toggle the Lock Switch” if the memory card still states that it is “write-protected” or “locked.”
Secondly, how do I remove write protection from Lexar Micro SD card? Open command prompt as administrator, then input the following commands to fix write protected problem:
- list disk.
- select disk # (the # is the disk number of your Lexar memory SD card, which you want to remove write protection.)
- attributes disk clear readonly.
Hereof, what is write protection on SD card?
Write–protection is a feature on SD cards and other forms of flash memory that prevents data stored on the card from being deleted and new data from being added. It exists to ensure that you cannot inadvertently write over critical data on your SD card or delete data to make space to write new files.
Can you lock a micro SD card?
MicroSD cards have no visible way of locking and unlocking them but is there any setting in the card itself that locks it? Yes, there are several SD commands which can be used to do this.