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SD card Setup



Install the SD card with the contacts at the top
Install the SD card with the contacts at the top



The SD card stores keys, maps, remotes, databases. It is also needed to update the firmware, so it is important to install the SD card BEFORE updating the firmware. Flipper supports SD cards up to 128GB, we recommend using an SD card with a maximum capacity of 16GB or 32GB.

Formatting the SD card

You may need to format the card after installing a new SD card if the file system was not recognized. To do this, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the menu :ok:
  2. Select Settings
  3. Open Storage
  4. Choose Format SD Card
  5. The next window will warn you that all data will be deleted after formatting. Ignore it and press :right: to continue.
  6. When finished, you will see: SD card formatted



Speed Check

To check the speed of the SD card on the flipper, follow these steps:

  1. Open the menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Open Storage
  4. Select Benchmark SD Card

Speed test results

When complete, the results will be displayed:

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Each line has the following form: 1b: W 6K R 6K where

  • 1b: — is the size of the block for which testing took place. 1b — 1 bit, 8b — 8 bit.
  • W 6K — write speed in kilobits.
  • R 6K — reading speed in kilobits.

Removing the SD card

Safely ejecting the SD card stops all writing and reading processes, avoiding data corruption on the card during removal or replacement.

To unmount:

  1. Open menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Open Storage
  4. Select Unmount
  5. Confirm by pressing the :right:
  6. Remove the memory card from the device



Updated 10 Jun 2022
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