Why Is My New SanDisk Ultra 128GB microSDXC only showing 119gb Full Memory Space

Why Is My New SanDisk Ultra 128GB HS-I Card with Adapter, Black, Standard Packaging (SDSQUNC-128G-GN6MA) only showing 119gb full space instead of what I bought the full 128

 

 

https://www.quora.com/Why-does-every-external-mass-storage-device-have-less-capacity-than-advertised

I need a laymans explanation

This spells it out about as simply as it can be. Otherwise, you’re welcome to peruse the 3.5 billion results from a Google search on the subject here and see if any of them explains it any better. :wink:

There might be two possible reasons either you make some files hidden and forgot or nay vrus attack. Simply check for hidden files fist. Or scan the sd card using any antivirus.  I also faced same situation in which my 64 GB sd card showing only 40 GB space. Then I scaned my sd cared and everything is fine for me.