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Expanded Cell Phone Memory
by rob
Cell phones come with a bit of internal memory to store your photos, ringtones, text messages, music, videos, contact list, and other data. That's a lot of stuff to put on memory that only ranges from 64MB to 128MB. Luckily most phones have a memory card slot.

MicroSD cardMemory cards are tiny so they can fit into modern cell phones. The most common card type is microSD which is only about the size of a fingernail however their physical size doesn't seem to limit their storage capabilities. MicroSD cards come in 1GB or 2GB capacities which is more than enough for cell phone content. Check your phone to see which type of card you need.

After putting in a card, access your phone's settings for the pictures, video and sound and save these to the card. An additional feature of saving content to a card is you can take it with you when you get a new phone.

There are websites where you can download more content for your phone: wallpaper, ringtones, etc. But how do you get files from your computer to your phone? Many microSD cards come with adapters that turn them into miniSD cards which fit into memory card readers. Then you use them just like a flash drive.

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Resources:
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