How to Unlock a Kingston Memory Card

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How to Unlock a Kingston Memory Card
Kingston memory cards include a physical switch that locks and unlocks the card. (SD Card Toolbox image by Ron-Heidelberg from

Kingston memory cards include a write-protect switch that prevents accidental erasure or writing to the card. Locking and unlocking the card is as simple as sliding the switch to the lock or unlock position.

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  • Kingston memory card

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  1. 1

    Remove the card from the device attempting to write to it.

  2. 2

    Locate the switch on the top left side of the card.

  3. 3

    Slide the switch to the "up" position to unlock the memory card.

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