How to Remove Write-Protection From a Micro SD Memory Card

Written by lindsay howell
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When a file on a write-protected microSD memory card needs to be deleted, it can be done. First, the card's write-protection needs removed. To perform this, all you have to do is move the switch to the unlock position. This deactivates the write-protection so that any file can be deleted.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Pull the microSD card out of the electronic that it is plugged into.

  2. 2

    Hold the microSD card in your hand.

  3. 3

    Flip the switch on the left side of the microSD card into the "lock" position.

  4. 4

    Place the microSD card back into the electronic.

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