If you are utilizing an Android SD card to store your Mylio Library, you may see unexpected storage use of the SD card when syncing Thumbnails. This is due to SD Cards being formatted by the factory in a way that makes them inefficient in storing small files.
If you are syncing Thumbnails to your SD card, the below chart will show you the usable media count for a specific card size.
|Card Size||Media Count|
*256 GB cards are formatted by the factory in a way that makes them very inefficient to use with smaller files like Thumbnails. If you would like, you can reformat the SD card to get more usable storage space. Here is how…
Format SD Card on Mac
- Plug SD card into a computer.
- Open Spotlight and type in “Terminal”, then open the Terminal application.
diskutil listand press enter.
- Note the “/dev/disk#” number for your SD Card.
- Leave Terminal open, but open Spotlight and type in “Disk Utility”, then open the Disk Utility Application.
- Select the SD Card volume (not the disk).
- Eject the SD Card.
- Navigate back to Terminal.
- Within Terminal, run the following command, replacing /dev/disk# with your disk number to format your SD card.
newfs_exfat -b 32768 -v SDCard /dev/disk#
Format SD Card on Windows
- Plug SD Card into a computer.
- Open File Explorer.
- Navigate to This PC.
- Right-click the SD Card in “Devices and Drivers”.
- Choose “Format”.
- Select exFAT option and set Allocation Unit Size to 32kb.
- Select the Start button to format your SD card.