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2 Ways to Unlock Your Bricked Windows Phone 7 SD Card

Aug. 06, 2013 7:38 am / Posted by Bobby Hills to Mobile Phone Tips
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unlock wp7 sd cardMicrosoft stated that once the SD card was set up in windows phone 7, the internal storage and SD card are combined and recognized as one storage system. And when the SD card was inserted into Windows Phone 7, normally it will be fully encrypted and locked with only use of Windows Phone, and it won't be visible to any device or OS. What a good way to keep users' royalty, by locking their cards. Of course we won't waste a card and let Microsoft to get its way, so what to do to revive the locked Windows Phone 7 SD card? Let's find out.

Method 1: Unlock Windows Phone 7 SD Card with Symbian Device

As it turned out, it takes some efforts to unlock the Window Phone 7 SD card, but the method I provide below is a quite easy one, as long as you have a device that can do low-level format. The devices that have been confirmed to do so are: Nokia 5530, 5800, 5700 XpressMusic, C5-00, C7, E65 (4gb max), E66, E71, N8, N79, N96, N97, Nokia Supernova, Sony Ericsson Vivaz and Sony PSP 2000 series using a microSD-to-ms Pro Duo Adapter.

Here we took Nokia E71 as our model to demonstrate. Those who have the device mentioned above, please follow.

That should do it, your card should be revived. If you don't have the device, then just follow second method to unlock Windows Phone 7 card.!

Method 2: Unlock Windows Phone 7 SD Card

This method is little complicated with all the steps, but don't be intimidated, as long as you follow the steps, you will get it right.

Things you need before started: 1. A Windows Phone 7 device. 2. Zune software. 3. WP7 Update Cab Sender (click to download).

That's all, unlock & revive are done. Your SD card should be good as new.

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