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Not to remain in any doubt, its the best practice to get your card formatted from within your android device. In setting... storage settings you are going to find the options to do so.
It depends on the file system on the card. If it's already using NTFS then you should be fine without formatting it. If it's Fat32 or exFat then you should definitely format it to NTFS. It's a newer technology and should perform better. From the other forums I have read, NTFS also offers better compatability between devices.
It is not necessary to format your SD card, sometimes the SD card may not be formatted correctly or may have some virus on it, so it is generally advised to format it and then use it. If there is some important data on it or if your are feeling lazy, just put the card in and see if it works or not. If it does not then you need a format; if it does then there ...
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