I’ve had a lot of hilarious experiences getting a Memory or SD card of
8GB only to discover
that its just 2GB SD Card.
I’ve also use some tools online like memory card expander that has the
capacity to expand, flash drives, memory card and the likes from 2GB
But what actually bothers my mind is there should be a tool to check
for fake SD card.
Have you ever wondered why on earth you remove your SD card from your
Smartphone, only for you to return it back inside and it tells you
“memory card corrupted”?
Have you been in a situation where you pay heavily to get a32GBSD
card, only for you to discover that it can only take8GBfiles and data.
But I’ll be showing briefly, on how to detect a fake memory card so
that you won’t fall victim next time.
Relax, and follow me carefully.
I’ll talk about two tools right away
How Can I Detect a Fake SD Card?
==>SD Insight: The packaging on SD cards can make it difficult to
distinguish a fake SD card from the real thing.
But with SD insight, you can easily get that done. SD Insight is a
free, fast and easy-to-use mobile application to view SD card
manufacturing details, original size and lot more.
Insert an SD card and in seconds your SD card information is displayed
in a simple format.
How Does SD Insight Work?
1. Download SD Insight from Google Play store
2. Insert an SD card into your Android cell phone. (Note: You may need
to turn off your cell phone to do this).
3. Launch the SD Insight application. In seconds your SD card
information is displayed in an easy to understand format on the cell
4. You can see information such as manufacturer name, date of
manufacture, and the product name and serial number. Click the Menu
button to see more detailed information about your memory card.
5. If you have more than one memory card in your device, you will also
be able to see details for each of the memory cards.
6. You can also view validation of the SD Card against its class
rating for the minimum data transfer rate (e.g. Classes 2, 4, 6 and
==>H2testw:H2testw is a free tool that can be used to test for
Counterfeit or Fake USB flash drives, and check your USB Flash Drive
It works by filling the chosen target drive with test data and then
reads this data back to verify it.
You will need a PC to run this application.
You can download(kindly google search it) it to your PC.
Next time, don’t fall victim of fake SD card.
Those of you who has fake SD Card, lets hear your opinion on this.