How to Find the Serial Number on a Micro SD Card

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Computer data storage devices come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from pocket-sized hard drives and keychain USB drives to small Secured Digital (SD) cards, also known as Micro SD cards. Micro SD Cards are pre-formatted, inexpensive and easily transferable to your computer, smartphone, camera or other electronic device. Similar to other data storage devices, Micro SD cards have a unique alphanumeric serial number printed on the storage code. This unique number is printed directly on the code along with the brand name of the Micro SD card.

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Things you need

  • Micro SD card
  • Pen
  • Paper

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  1. 1

    Remove the Micro SD card from your electronic device (camera, computer or other device), if in the device.

  2. 2

    Turn the Micro SD card over so the gold contacts on the card are facing you.

  3. 3

    Look at the back of the card. Locate a string of characters consisting of letters and numbers, similar to " 9999nn9999n." This is your Micro SD card's serial number.

  4. 4

    Write down the serial number on a piece of paper in case you need the number in the future.

Tips and warnings

  • Use a magnifying glass if you can't see small type on the back of the Micro SD card.

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