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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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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I am only consuming 300 MB but my internal storage is saying that i have over 900 Mb [on hold]

My internal storage is saying that i am consuming over 900 but i calculated all of my applications and it amounts only to 300 Internal storage
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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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Internal storage 0 after hard brick

Acer z630s smartphone Im using sp flash tool formatall+download and untick some file phone become hard brick im trying my backup but error Unable to mount cache,data,storage plz any one help me in ...
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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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HTC Desire 520 - how to set default storage to SD card?

Sorry if this is a duplicate, but I could not find another answer to help with this. I am trying to set my HTC Desire 520 (Cricket if that helps) storage so that it will default to the SD card. This ...
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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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htc desire 310 storage card moving photos

I cant move apps to the storage card, how do I move photos to the sd card? thanks
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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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Phone storage damaged. Try reformattting it

After 2-3 hours of recharging, I booted my phone(Symphony W69Q, Android 4.4.2). But I got a notification showing on the top: "Phone storage damaged. Try reformattting it." I tried but there was no ...
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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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It says i have no storage but i have space when i add everything up [duplicate]

My phone says that i have no storage and i can't download anything. When i go into storage and look at everything i have 32gb but it says i have 264mb available but i have already deleted all my games ...
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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 ...
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nexus 5x fills up storage with system crap

My Nexus 5x is filling up its system storage space with data (location is upper /sdcard). In the screenshot you can see the 3.25GB of data in other section. Has anyone had this issue before? How do ...
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Internal Memory does not show up in the Computer(file Explorer)

I have Samsung GT-I19082 Galaxy Grand duos. When I connect it to my computer, it does not show the internal memory nor sdcard memory. When I switch to Camera memory option in the Phone, internal ...
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Can't mount /data, /cache, and /sdcard

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 2, (device ID is 2014813) and there is a serious problem going on with it. This morning the phone "greeted" me with a text, saying that the full encryption was unsuccessful, and ...
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External SD as internal storage… where is it located in the logical filesystem? [duplicate]

hope it's not a duplicity. I am using airdroid to transfer files between my computer and the phone. After choosing to use the external sd as internal storage, where is it located? Like... airdroid ...
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Increasing memory of Samsung Galaxy XCover 3

Having Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 (8GB internal memory) and 64GB SD card, what is the best way to use the card? Apparently you can not save apps to SD card, just a part of it, and it has to be visible, ...
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What does clearing Google Play Services app data delete? [duplicate]

Google Play services takes too much of space from my already low internal memory Android device. So I was wondering wheather clearing the data will make me regret later..!!
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How to merge un-named and named contacts in Excel?

Kind of a complex request here. I backed up my Mom's Samsung SM-G730A today and factory reset it. And, like a dolt, I assumed her contacts were backed up to her Google account (I haven't bothered with ...
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Can we delete /storage/emulated/0/tencent/MicroMsg/03a…df5/sfs/avatar.block.00008?

What does this file do? It's part of wechat but is it just a cache of avatars? It's 256mb.
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Android Marshmallow internal storage problem

I have a Moto E 2nd Gen running Android 6.0. In the Storage & USB menu it shows that I have used up over 4 GB of space, but it shows I have used only 2.5 GB for apps and around 100 MB of other ...
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Storage Problems on Android 4.4 Tablet

I have a cheap tablet with Android 4.4.2. Manufactorer: JTY Model: KT07B I need some help understanding the Storage and how to organize it. Here is a screenshot of the "storage"-item in the ...
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Access internal storage on rooted 4.2 phone [duplicate]

My Android phone keeps feeding the internal storage with logs (I guess) and I don't want to reset the phone every 2 months. Is there a way to display the internal memory consumption? I am looking for ...
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How can I make the Gmail app consume less space?

I see that my Gmail app is consuming a lot of disk space because it retains many old emails. Is there any way to reduce the amount of space it consumes without clearing all of the app's data?
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Why i cant access my internal sd card after flashing a new ROM?

I am using Micromax unite 2 phone. Its an MT6582 phone running on KK . Recently i flashed a new rom ( exception OS) and after booting up , i found that i cannot access the internal sd card. The stock ...
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Move non-movable apps to SD Card on rooted phone

I have some big apps like Spotify on my phone which has not much empty space left on my internal storage. So I considered moving not only movable apps to sd card but others as well. I know that ...
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How to access SysDump menu on Samsung Galaxy S5, Android 5.0

My Samsung Galaxy S5 tells me I have insufficient storage to update apps. Looking at the storage menu, I have enough space, and it will work if I clear the cache through the storage menu. This is ...
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After deleting all pictures, internal storage view still shows over 6GB of pictures

I connected my nexus 5 to my computer in MTP mode and deleted all pictures I could find. But after deleting all pictures (I looked in the DCIM, pictures, panoramas, whatsapp pictures), it shows still ...
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Getting “App2SD is not supported” error when trying to move an app to my SD card

I’m using an Android LG Tribute phone, which I have rooted. I want to move some apps to my SD Card and so I installed the “LInk2SD” app (because there was no “Move to SD Card” for any of my ...
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How to delete hidden files consuming internal memory in Android?

I have 16gb internal memory in my Android phone (Asus Zenfone 5). I am using only around 3gb of memory and rest is being consumed by some hidden files. I am facing problem of memory shortage (only ...
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How many apps can be installed on an Android device?

How many apps can be installed on an Android device? Is there any limit in number? Or whether it depends on RAM/Storage ?
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Is it safe to clear data for gallery?

I have a Motorola Moto E (Gen 1). I've observed that the gallery app from Motorola takes up 50.13 MB under 'Data'. My question is: Is it safe to select the 'Clear Data' option? Will I lose the ...