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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how to avoid clash of clans fake update and go straightly in th game?

When I was start the game and after a few seconds the LOADING page or a content is came on my screen and after a seconds the popup message is come on my screen like this:- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!update is ...
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What is special for these apps?

I observed, that data folders of some applications on my android device (not rooted, without sd-card) are stored to /storage/emulated/0/Android/data but all another to /data/. So I can watch data ...
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How long does it take for Android to reclaim the space of deleted files

The Storage tab under Settings showed "Storage space is running out". I deleted about 10 video files each of which is about 70 MB, so I thought there would be about 100 MB additional free space. ...
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What to do about app that starts using excessive storage space?

I have noticed that sometimes an app will start using an excessive amount of space. For example, I've recently seen a few examples where the Amazon app was using over 350MB of storage. One solution ...
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Please help me with this icon that is next to my singnal strength icon,which is round with a minus like line.

Please help me ,its urgent. I shall be indebted to you for life. Thanking you.i have never seen this icon. It appeared after a few months after updating my phone to android marsmallow 6.0.1. Is it a ...
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How do i install apps directly on SD card in Lollipop?

I have Android Lollipop 5.0 installed on my phone and I already made the SD card the default storage option. However, when I try to install an app from the Play Store, an error message pops out, ...
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Google Play-services using more than 700mb

I'm trying to solve an issue with the Google Play Services. It is using too much storage, currently more than 700mb. See screenshot, it keeps increasing until there is no storage left. Currently I ...
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Where Does Whatsapp+ store Messages

I have whatsapp+ installed on my deveice and I need to make a backup of messages on my pc I tried to open the folder of whatsapp plus I found all media but I didn't found the messages dbs of crypt ...
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Cyanogenmod: Internal Storage not fully recognized / accessible

I installed CM 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) on my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu (16GB internal storage) Internal storage (User) in CM is shown as 775MB (Used: 617M, free: 158.0M), but DiskInfo indicates: Data (userdata) ...
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Recover Internal Memory Data + Moto G

Sad day for me, I copied some images to my phone from PC. When opened my gallery, not a single image could be seen. Everything wiped out suddenly. There were tons of photos (No backup). My Moto G (...
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Recover data of an android phone

Hi there my phone is'nt turning on and i dont have backup for the data inside (mostly pictures). How can i transfer the information to the computer (the phone doesn't turn on which mean i can't get ...
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device memory its just full of system memory

My internal memory is full of system memory, I have 4 GB and all that is system memory. I cannot instal any apps, cannot take a picture. My phone is rooted. I also try to reset factory setting, but ...
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Problem with internal memory

I'm going crazy, it have an S5, and it keeps saying that my internal memory is full... But it's empty! Using Xposed installer I moved all OBB to ext SD. All my photos and videos are stored on the ext ...
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My dash m (gold version) Android phone is saying that it's storage is full

Okay, so Everytime I try to download an app, it tells me that there is insufficient storage (it doesn't give a notification at the top screen, this only pops up when I try to download an app). I clear ...
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Internal storage displays as empty when connected to PC [duplicate]

My HTC One M9, when connected as a MTP device to my PC shows the correct portion of free memory to used memory, but when I try to access the files, it says this folder is empty. Any ideas? I am ...
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Why isn't all my storage listed in settings?

As seen in the above images, internal storage uses way more then by adding Apps and Cached data to each other. This could be the Android OS, but I think it isn't bequase on the first picture it is ...
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Is there a way to move unmovable apps to the SD card in Android 6.0?

I recently updated to Android 6.0 and made my new 64GB SD card as adoptable storage. Unfortunately, as per here: Apps can be placed on adopted storage media only when the developer has indicated ...
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Differentiating files on the SD card from phone storage

Phone Spec: HTC A9 16BG - Android 6.0.2 - SD card: SanDisk Extreme 32GB Hi All, To start this is not my own phone, it's a friends; I have never used a HTC phone! So initially this started with the ...
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Can system apps be enabled/disabled directly from the filesystem?

System apps can be disabled by using pm disable [appname] and re-enabled in the same fashion. But is there a way to accomplish the same thing by editing some file(s?) somewhere? Context: My Android-...
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Can I Unpartition a phone memory

I have a problem regarding some phone memory issues. I have a phone which has actual Phone Storage of about 2 GB. But it is partitioned into two in the phone itself. It is partitioned as Phone memory ...
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How used internal storage is calculated?

I have Sony Xperia Z3 (16 Gb) + 64 GB SD card (Android 6.0). When I open Settings->Storage I see that applications occupy 11 Gb in total. All numbers in detailed report (app by app) sums up exactly to ...
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in storage analyzer, total of internal storage is 4.07 GB and free is 341 MB. but when I continue analyzed, data used is 28.29 MB

I can't update my apps and download new apps due to unsufficient storage. It supposed I have more free data. I have delete thumbnail, clear cache, less of apps. Please help me. Storage / This ...
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Why is phone storage breakdown not adding up

When I go into the internal storage menu, the subsections (only apps and cache because I use adoptable storage) do not add up to the total internal storage space used. What is not being shown?
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How to mount media partition for emulated primary only in android

I am trying to mount media partition mount point as /storage/emulated but it showing mounting and media files are showing in /storage/emulated. but i am unable to find images in gallery, what is ...
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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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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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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 ...