SD card mount

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    I've had the droid for half a day and during my tinkering I accidentally unmounted (dismounted?) the SD card. Now it tells me I need to insert one to use the camera and this is where I get confused. I don't see a card, never did see a card, don't even see a place to put a card. :icon_eek: I read some threads on mounting the SD card and it seems like I need to connect it to the computer, yes? I'll have to wait to do that later since I left all the accessories at home.

    Edit: Fixed. :icon_ banana:
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    Yup, connect to a computer and pull down your message bar from the top.. You should have an option to mount/unmount from that. Reply here if it doesn't work. Good luck!
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    Oh PS: your droid comes w/ a 16GB card that is under the battery. Try restarting first?
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    Neato thanks =D I'll try it when I leave work in 12.5 hours *dies*
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    What "tinkering" were you doing when you accidentally unmounted the card? The card is located in the battery compartment, left top. It's tiny.

    EDIT: I agree with Sam, try a restart first, if you haven't already.
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    I was just going through menus.
    settings > sd card & phone storage settings > unmount SD card

    I didn't even mean to select it, it's just where my finger landed.
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    home - settings - SD card and storage - unmount SD card. you can remount the SD card the same way or try removing it and reinserting it.
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    Yep, that did it. The first troubleshooting step anyone should try and I failed.
    I blame it on it being 8:15 in the morning.
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    Have you tried reversing this?

    settings > sd card & phone storage settings > mount SD card
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    I hadn't, but it doesn't matter now. I'll just keep it in mind in the future.
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    Thank you so much, everyone! I was looking for this exact situation and restarting fixed it!
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    restart to mount

    I did the same thing, accidentally dismounted the SD card while learning the phone. I just turned the phone off and back on and the SD was remounted for me.
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