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SD Card Not Detected after Android OS Update

SD card not detected in mobile is a very common problem on Android devices as well as other handsets. The causes can be diversified, from temporary errors, like unstable connectivity, to hardware damage. Actually, more and more people find that their mobile phones don't read the SD cards after OS update, no matter the latest Oreo (Android 8.0) or Marshmallow (Android 6.0).

How to Fix SD Card Not Recognized Problem after Android Update

It is hard to find a universal method to fix the problem. However, here are some tricks you could have a try:

  • Reboot (remove battery/SD card)
  • Unmount and remount SD card
  • Reformat SD card on PC
  • Factory reset mobile phone (be care of FRP)
  • Upgrade to the latest OS or downgrade to the old version
Note: See how to fix Android USB device not detected but charging problem.
For many people, the data on the SD card is far more important than the memory card itself. In case that you cannot access the lost files on your SD card, you may try a solution below for Android SD card data recovery

How to Restore Files from Android SD Card

iReparo for Android is a professional data recovery software, which can scan and retrieve data on Android mobile phone and SD card. To restore photos, videos and audio files from Android SD card, please keep the memory card on your mobile phone and follow steps bellow.
Step 1. Download and install iReparo for Android.

Step 2. Run the recovery program and choose Multimedia.

Step 3. Select the file formats you want to recover from the SD card, and then click Next.

Step 4. Connect your mobile phone (with SD card inserted).
Step 5. Follow onscreen instruction to complete the recognition.
Step 6. Click Scan.
Step 7. Preview the scan result, and then tick the data you need and click Recover button.


  1. You should care of SD card and following tips you should maintain properly.

    1. Insert the SD card into another mobile device, so that it can unable to read the devices. See whether the memory card can be detected or not.
    2. Install and run SD card on your Android phone and check whether the SD card is working and genuine.
    3. And also check whether your computer can read the SD card with a card reader.
    Take care of your Android phone.
    It is also possible that the problem lies in your Android phone. Fill your phone with another SD card, which can be detected on another device, and see the result. If the new SD card cannot be detected on your mobile phone, then you may have to repair your phone in software or hardware level.

    Other reasons

    Other reasons might be duplicate battery, formatting a factory reset, spyware attacks and so on.
    How to Fix SD Card Not Detected After Android OS Update

    You can do these methods mentioned below.

    1. Gently clean the SD card.
    2. Erase SD card and all the data.
    3. Use your PC to diagnose.
    4. Format properly your SD card with the computer.
    5. Check your Android device’s compatibility.


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