Check the Amount of SD Card Storage:

  1. Tap “Apps” on the home screen
  2. Go to “Settings
  3. Tap “Storage
  4. Swipe to “SD card" and view the “Available” values

Format the SD Card:

WARNING! Formatting the SD card will result in the deletion of all data stored on it. If necessary, create backups before proceeding.

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Go to “Settings
  3. Tap “Storage
  4. Swipe down and tap “Erase SD card
  5. Tap “Erase SD card” a second time to confirm

Set the Default Memory Storage Location for Apps:

NOTE: By default your pre-loaded applications (such as “Camera”) will store data on the phone’s internal memory. You can change this setting for each individual pre-loaded app, in order to switch to SD storage. For the Camera:

  1. Open the “Camera” app
  2. Tap “Settings” (the icon shaped like a gear)
  3. Tap “Data storage
  4. Select “SD card” instead of “Internal storage

NOTE: Other default apps can be set to use the SD storage in similar ways. Generally, the option can be found in each app’s “Settings” menu

Open or Delete Files on the SD Card using your Phone:

  1. Tap “Apps
  2. Launch “File Command
  3. Navigate to the desired file and tap it to open
  4. To remove the file, tap and hold it, then tap “Delete

Transfer Files between SD and Internal Storage:

  1. Tap “Apps” on the home screen
  2. Open “File Command
  3. Navigate to the file you want to transfer
  4. Tap and hold the file, and select “Copy” or “Cut
  5. Navigate to the desired target location on the SD card or internal storage, and tap “Paste

Transfer Files between SD Card and a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Kyocera phone to your computer via USB
  2. Swipe the “Status” bar down and tap “Touch for other USB options” > “Media device (MTP)
  3. From the AutoPlay window on the computer, click to open the device’s files and folders
  4. Browse for the desired files and perform the needed file transfers
  5. Once done, click the “Mass Storage Device” icon in the system tray and eject the phone’s storage

Transfer Files between SD card and a Mac Computer:

  1. Open the Internet browser on your Mac and visit
  2. Download the app on the Mac
  3. Open “androidfiletransfer.dmg” and drag “Android File Transfer” to “Applications
  4. Connect the Kyocera Hydro Wave to the Mac via USB
  5. Ensure that the phone is connected as a “Media Device (MTP)
  6. Double-click “Android File Transfer” on the Mac
  7. Browse for the desired files, and use the “drag > drop” function to transfer files between your Mac and SD

See More: Kyocera Hydro Wave: SD Card Management