How to Insert or Remove SD Cards on Moto X Pure, Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5S Plus and Moto 5G ace


  • To insert or remove an SD Card


  • Moto G5 Plus
  • Moto G5S Plus
  • Moto X Pure
  • Moto 5G ace
  • SIM/SD ejection tool


  1. Turn off your phone
  2. With the screen facing down, open the SIM Card tray  with your SIM/SD ejection tool and take the SD card out completely
  3. To insert the SD Card, place into the slot marked SD
    • Note: Ensure the SD Card fits securely into place
  4. To remove, gently pull the SD Card from the tray
  5. Gently insert the SIM Card tray back into the phone
  6. Power the phone on

Additional Notes

Be sure to only use SD Cards that the phone can handle, using a larger SD Card can cause hardware and software failures. For more information, please review this article from Motorola Support.

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