After years of users complaining and begging, Apple has finally brought back the SD card reader to the MacBook Pro. This is a huge win because it makes the lives of creative professionals so much easier as they can plug their SD cards directly into the laptop without having to rely on adapters and hubs.

However, it seems that it isn’t a complete win. According to multiple reports in the MacRumors forums, it seems that there are quite a number of users who are having issues with it where the SD card reader isn’t recognizing their SD cards at all. Some users have tried to reformat their cards with the MacBook Pro but to no avail.

Some users claim that it can take as long as a minute for the laptop to even recognize their card, and even when it does, they are sometimes greeted with an error message. At the moment it is unclear what the common thread is because users have tried with a variety of brands, models, and storage sizes, some of which work, and some of which don’t.

However, it is speculated that there could be an issue with the SD card reader itself. This is because users claim that when attaching an external card reader through the USB-C port of the 2021 MacBook Pros, it works just fine. If you are experiencing a similar problem, then maybe try taking your laptop back to Apple or if you don’t have the time, you can try using an external card reader in the meantime.

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