Use this tag for questions concerning the internal storage space on your device that can be used for installing applications and their associated data.

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Cannot copy files from internal storage to external SD

Device: Moto X Play Stock (6.0.1) with external SD as portable storage Prior to rooting (recently), transfer both ways (internal and external SD and vice versa was not a problem) After, rooting, it ...
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exception with android.view.InflateException and ImageView null object reference [closed]

I'm working on Android Camera2 API, I got some sample code fromCamera 2 api sample code. I modified it a bit so that it behaves in the following way: 1. OnImageAvailable -> get the Image object and ...
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Internal memory used and free doesn't sum up? [duplicate]

When I go to the about phone section in my huawei honor 4c mobile , I see 8gb intetnal storage. But strangely enough, when I go to the file manager, I see only 3.5 gb used and only 500mb free. I ...
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storage running out galxy tab 2

I have a galaxy tab 2. The 7' which has 8 GB internal memory plus I have a 24gb SD card. I moved many of my apps to the SD card. I un-installed a bunch of games, "turned off" a bunch of the pre-...
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android improve internal storage

is it possible to use an sd card as part of a smartphone's internal storage, even rooting the phone? I have read that google has been on that feature since android M, but what about versions like ...
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Where is the other 2.5GB of my internal storage?

I have Lenovo A7000 with Android 6.0 and 8GB internal storage. OS takes 3GB, So I'm left with 4.87GB for apps: But my apps take only 1.58GB and all the other categories are at most a few MB, but it ...
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How to mount sdcard1 (external SD) as internal storage?

I understand that there are many tutorials and the like on this very subject, but none ever really matched my exact situation... I have a rooted moto g in which I have a 200gb micro sd card (laptop ...
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How to change default application storage in android jellybeans

Hi i'm using Samsung Galaxy Core I8262 with android 4.1.2. As phone storage is full i cant install new application without deleting the previous ones.I need to change it to external SD Card.I have ...
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Link2SD Mount Script Error. [4]: can't create /system/etc/init.d/11link2sd: > Not a directory

I want to move some of my apps from my internal memory to my extsdcard. I followed this to do so(I'm not using Marsh Mellow so skip the first part of the guide). When I installed Link2SD and rebooted ...
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When an app is moved to an external microSD card, to where is it moved? [duplicate]

In Android KitKat on many devices, it is simple to move an app to an external microSD card. It's as simple as Settings -> Apps -> [Select the app] -> Move to SD card. For apps whose manifest allows ...
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How to migrate an adopted storage sdcard to another?

So I've recently tried out marshmallow and kind of like the adopted storage idea as I never find myself removing the micro sdcard. I'm curious though if there is a smooth way to upgrade to a bigger ...
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Insufficient Storage problem in Android x86 Live Version

I made a bootable Android x86 Live USB drive to use android in my computer, I used live version (without installation) of Android x86, it runs fine. The problem is that I am unable to install new apps ...
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What is the procedure for moving user apps to the system partition?

I have read a number of sites that promote this as a simple two step procedure: (Using file manager with root access) 1. cut the .apk file from /data/app and paste it in /system/app 2. change ...
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Saving to sd_ext in CyanogenMod on a Z1 Compact

Running CyanogenMod on a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, I thought I had everything set up ideally. But when I got a message that storage was almost full, I saw that although the (internal) /sdcard is used, ...
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Internal Storage calculation wrong

The calculation does not really add up. Previosly more storage was occupied by Spotify although the downloaded music is saved to the external SD card. How can I get Android to recognize the correct ...
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How do i recover data from internal memory on a dead Xperia Z1?

I have a Xperia Z1 and when i try turning it on nothig happens. When i plug it in i get a flashing red LED. I have important photos on the internal memory inside it so i wonder if i can in some way ...
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Can't get path to /data/data/my_app/files [migrated]

I'm working on an app which stores small amounts of data in /data/data/my_app/files using this code: private void buildFileFromPreset(String fileName) { fileName = fileName.toLowerCase(); ...
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The amazing expanding “android files”

Guys, I've got a Galaxy S7 Edge (Exynos version) which just received an update over the weekend from Samsung. Since then, I've had a really weird issue with the phone suddenly telling me that all the ...
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Is data on phone memory accessible by service center?

I used Micromax phone and gave it to service center for display change. I have moved my apps to SD card and removed it. Is it possible for them to get my chat history and media file (photos, videos) ...
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How to fix my internal storage problem? I can't save any files

I have a surftab ventos 7.0 tablet. My android version is 4.1 and I have 1.00 GB memory for apps and had 8.00 GB internal memory for my files. Suddenly, my tablet stopped showing my 8.00 GB memory. I ...
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Dell Venue 8 3830 - internal memory is broken?

I have error "Unfortunately, process com.google.process.gapps has stoped". When I click "OK" button immediately there is a new error message from other applications and from themselves gapps. After ...
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Why can't I move all images to SD card?

I wanna move ALL my photos, videos, music, etc. to the SD card, so I can give my phone to a friend. This is the space used by all that stuff and what I see when I click "Transfer data to SD card": ...
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Set USB Storage as SD Card

I have a tablet (Android 4.2) with an sd card slot and added a 32 GB card in it. The problem is that the device detects 1GB as internal storage (OK), 1GB sd card (!!!) and 32GB USB Storage. I wish i ...
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Bypass 30 days limit

I downloaded some comics from Line Webtoons and they were stored in android>data>com.naver.webtoons>files. But when i copied the .jpg files they were unable to view also in photo viewer it said ...
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Recover Pictures

Ok, so I just dropped my android 5.1 Moto G. the screen is unresponsive and has lines and squares running along it. I was wondering if there was any way to recover photos from this phone, as it ...
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benefits of disabling built-in apps on zte z777

On a ZTE Z777 phone, would I gain USABLE app space and storage by disabling built-in apps that I don't use ? Also, I have read on this site that some built-in apps may or may not cause misbehaving ...
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How to determine the amount of app space available?

I have recently experienced the "Can't install app in default location" error (code -20), despite 700 MB still free on my phone (no SD card present). Having googled and read, I now know that not all ...
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Why does android extract native libraries to 2 locations?

I have recently noticed that android extracts the native libraries in the 'lib' directory in the apk to two different locations. They are in the app folder (/data/app/package/lib/) and the app data ...
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How to recover application data after deleting it from the settings menu?

I wanted to cancel a download, which I did until now by long-tapping on it, then "App Info" button and killing the download manager and deleting its data. However, this time, the "App Info" button ...
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Internal storage insufficient storage problem

I have a Lenovo Android phone with 8GB of space, but I can't download, upgrade or even store more apps. It tells me that I have insufficient STORAGE
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Why does Android show more space used in internal storage than what adds up in the details?

I have a Moto G (3g) with Android 6. I noticed that When I go to Settings>Storage>Internal Storage, it shows that 2.85GB are being used out of 11.81GB. However, If I add up the storage shown for each ...
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Why Google Play Services' data consuming a lot of application space

Whenever I goto System Settings > Apps > All and sort by size, I found Google play services at the first line. It is currently consuming near about 100MB of which >50MB is the data of it. I want to ...
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Internal storage is not writable

The internal storage refuses to write data from apps, saying that either it is full or it is not writable. I have tried using different commands in terminal emulator, installing different roms(stock ...
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Internal Storage Memory reduced after installing custom ROM

I just installed Cyanogenmod 12 into my HTC Desire 816 , for flashing I used TWRP. So the whole proccess was as follows: Install CM via TWRP Reinstall CM and GAAPS Everything works fine and dandy ...
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The images saved in the DCIM folder in the SD card and the internal memory disappear after a while. Please help!

I am using LG G4. This all started after my phone came back from the service center earlier this month with a brand new motherboard. I clicked a few pictures while on a trip and while playing around ...
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Access to Android phone's SD card from PC, without USB

This question is classical: how to access the phone's SD card from PC? Of course USB works very well, but I'm looking for a wireless solution. I've already tried various apps and solutions, but very ...
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Values needed for configuration of partition.xml file

Where do you get the value "type" in the partition.xml? (Needed for phone recovery) I am familiar with UUID in Linux. Does the Android phone assign a similar type label for GPT partitions ( meaning ...
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Internal partitions messed up

So, I got a "little" problem, it started a few days ago, I woke up and my device was overheated and stuck in the bootlogo, I went to the Philz Recovery but it started with an startup error about the ...
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Recovering pictures from Internal storgae

We have an Android Verizon Ellipsis Tablet QMV7A. We deleted our pictures and videos but desperately want them back. They were not on an mini SD card, but on the tablet's internal memory. When we ...
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Internal storage management of files and folders

My Xiaomi phone stores some folders inside internal storage (cannot store app data to external) after installing some apps. And, when that app is uninstalled, these folders remain there. Also, I can ...
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Internal memory of my Moto E is almost full even after uninstalling and disabling so many apps. Will rooting it out help? If yes, then how?

I feel that in 2-3 months my phone will stop even updating the existing very few apps. So I am thinking about rooting it. But even if I root my phone will I be able to do something to fix this ...
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Internal memory not showing after Marshmallow update

Upgraded my Yuphoria to Ressurection Remix Marshmallow rom. There was an option to use my memory card as internal storage. I clicked it and migrated data to it. After this, I'm not able to view my ...
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Effective storage ridiculously small since Marshmallow update

I have been using a 16GB HTC One M8 for the last two years with no major hiccup (although I met the infamous infinitely growing .thumbdata file taking 8GB from my storage just because, fixed with a ...
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1.5 GB in space used for system without installing any apps after using super su-me

Hello everyone I used to have kingroot installed on my device and for some reason I thought it will be better to have super su so I downloaded super su-me and as promised it did remove king root and ...
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Internal total space less than available space

The internal total space reads 8gb while the available space reads 9.83gb. Total phone storage too reads 8gb but available reads 2.21gb and when I connect it to the computer it says I have 18mb as ...
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How can I seamlessly make my phone a network drive?

Back when I had an LG G2, it had this awesome feature called Wireless Storage. If you're not familiar with it, it essentially allowed you to tap a button to instantly turn your internal storage into a ...
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Insufficient space on Android 6 with SD-Card mouted as internal storage

I've got a Motorola Moto G 3 with Android 6.0 I installed a 32 GB SD-Card and I mounted it as Internal Storage (the new feature in Android 6). After installing some apps I get the error 'Insufficient ...
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How to expands sd-card formatted as internal storage?

In Android 6 I formatted my 32GB sd card as internal storage. What I now see with GParted on my desktop is this: As you see there is still an unencrypted, readable FAT32 partition. I assume it was ...
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Play Music showing 'wrong' storage usage?

I'm running Marshmallow and I have 4GB internal storage, 32GB SD card. My SD card is formatted as 'internal storage', so Play Music won't allow me to change the destination of downloaded music from ...
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Cannot browse or share photos downloaded from internet

This was a problem in my S3 but now it is much more prevalent in my LG4. in 70% of cases, when I download a photo from the internet it is not available for sharing using fb or whatsapp, and I cannot ...