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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Swap file SD/Internal? Android

Should I use my SD card or internal for swap? As I have a crummy 512mb of ram that often closes music/chrome and even YouTube video freezes up sometimes of the first 0-10seconds... I am rooted and ...
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Internal memory issues

So I have a ZTE obsidian (z820) running lollipop 5.1 and I have a 16gb micro SD card in it. There is no way to root this phone that I have found after weeks of searching, and I need to move my apps ...
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hprof files are being created in the SD Card folder

I got my hands on Sony Xperia E that was having a lot of performance problems. Turned out that there are .hprof files being created in the SD Card directory (in fact in internal storage, not a real SD ...
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Use a disk image for Link2SD's 2nd partition

Well, this question is targeted for those few devices without support for an external SD card as well as merged storage, for example my Micromax Canvas Knight A350. I thought this up today: If we ...
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problem with zeki tablet no space

ok so my tablet is a 4 gig and has no space i factory reset it because it had some major problems anyways when i go into the settings i go into the apps part and it says 147mb free yet i have nothing ...
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A Lot of .so files (1268 files) are seen in default storage in my android phone

I have Lenovo A390, rooted and installed a custom ROM. I have been using this ROM for 4 months but recently I am seeing these lib files. Refer the sample screenshot. It keep generating after using ...
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Storage cannot be found from apps, folder /storage/emulated missing

I installed a custom ROM (CM 12.1, based on Android 5.1.1) on my Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100). Also, I repartitioned the storage using this PIT file: I9100_2.0GB_Sys-05GB_Data-023MB_Preload. All but the ...
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Phone doesn't recognize ext2 instead of its own internal memory

I have this: rooted Galaxy Gio, cm11, gapps (29 mb version, 20141227), Link2SD Plus, partitioned 16 gb sd (1,59 gb ext2). Gios own internal memory is 178 mb. Problem is this: When I try to download ...
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Change default storage to the external SD card

I have a Micromax Elanza 2 A121. I want to change the default storage from the Internal SD card to the External SD Card. I Googled for this and read some blogs. They are saying to go to Settings ...
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32 gb internal storage having 10.82 gb of total files but shows only 5 gb free

I have samsung sm900(galaxy note 3) and out of 32 gb internal storage, only 10.82 gb is used but it shows only 5 gb space free. Please solve this.
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ERROR : I have enough memory but showing Insufficient storage; can't install app

I am using Moto E(1st Gen.), updated to Lollipop. Now my internal storage 235mb free, I try to install hike messenger app. Which has only 16.78 mb, But, when I try to install am getting an ...
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Insufficient Phone Available [duplicate]

My problem is, I cannot download apps due to the space I haven't any installed apps yet. Help me with this problem, please?
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How do I move my apps to the SD card on an LG Tribute phone?

I’m using an LG Tribute phone with Virgin Mobile service. Storage is a problem with this phone and I’m trying to move apps to the SD card to free up storage. However, when I go to “Settings” -> ...
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How to check which data gets cached by App?

I decided to use a banking application (provided by german postbank), but ONLY to SEE my account transactions, so I do NOT want to make any new transactions, just VIEW them. Im always logging out of ...
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Editing fstab to mount /data from a different partition

Is it possible to edit the fstab to mount /data, /cache etc. from a different partition on the a.internal memory? b.external sdcard? Details: The default partition for /data and /cache are too small ...
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Cm12.1 Thinks My Apps Storage Is 1Gb Where It Should Be 3Gb

Hello and please bear with me, I did read the insufficient-memory tag and other related posts and couldn't find something that seems to explain my particular problem. In my device I get "Storage ...
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Why WhatsApp is eating up my internal memory?

This is a follow up question from this question. After installation, WhatsApp is about 10-20MB but when I restore my messages (through backup stored on my sd card) the size jumps to 110MB+ Why that ...
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What system data can I purge from my LG Tribute Android phone?

I own an LG Tribute Android phone, with Virgin Mobile service. The phone has 4 GB of storage and despite the fact I only have a handful of apps installed (Acrobat Reader, Starbucks, OpenTable, Skype, ...
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Comixology comic store to SD card, not internal storage

Comixology insists on storing its downloaded comics on the internal storage. This is clearly rather annoying since it is tiny compared to gigantic external SD card that is installed. The OS version ...
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“Insufficient Storage Error” when updating and Downloading

My question is probably the same as many other questions like "Fix Google Play insufficient storage error without rooting my phone", and similar to that one, i want to do it without rooting my phone. ...
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I Deleted files on internal storage but free space remains the same

I noticed I had 623MB free in my internal storage so I connected my Android to my Laptop and navigated to the Thumbnails folder which had lot of files and was big in size. I selected all files and ...
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How do I change the storage directory for Playstore apps in a device running lollipop?

Just wanted to change my storage directory from internal storage to SD card, unfortunately , I am unable to do this.Could anyone provide a solution ? The device I am using is Samsung Tab S running ...
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Inconsistence when showing internal memory size

I've done a lot of research trying to deal with 'absurd' 'not enough internal storage' errors when updating my apps on my Huawei Ascend P7. I've got those messages although I've got over 2 GB free. ...
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Lost 2 GB of internal storage after unsuccessful try to swap

I have a Alcatel C5 5036, initially with 4GB internal storage I have rooted it successfully, I tried to increase ram with "ROEHSOFT RAM Expander (SWAP)", After some unsuccessful tries, While any SWAP ...
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Issues after using SD card as internal storage in Android Marshmallow

I got an update for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and there's an option to use the SD card as internal storage. I did that and am now able to install apps, etc to it. But the problem is, all the apps which ...
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Can't Recover Data Due To Broken LCD/Screen

Broke the screen on my Samsung Galaxy S6 the other day. There is a visible crack on the screen itself and it does not show any image of the screen. It does have some touch response in certain parts of ...
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Failed app download off of Amazon Appstore is taking up internal phone storage

I tried downloading an app off of the Amazon Appstore(probably my first mistake), however after it was complete it said there was an error, the app was nowhere to be found, and then it started to ...
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Cached data keeps increasing

In setting->storage it repetatively shows me that my my app data goes above 100mb. When i clear it after 5-10mins it again shows me cached data above 100mb. Why does this happens?
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Insufficient space on my Vivo Y22

I know this question has been asked many times, but I couldn't find a suitable answer... My Vivo Y22 has 3.62 GB for the external storage, but I only have 2.56 GB for my system space. I didn't know ...
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My LG is indicating low storage space

My LG is indicating low storage space. I cannot install new applications. I still have more than 7G free space. Please what can i do?
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Transfer all data files from internal memory to external SD card

I would like to know how to transfer entire internal drive to external micro SD card on the Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen? The reason is my phone is saying it can't update because there is no space ...
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Why Android says that I am using a lot of storage in pictures and videos?

If I see the Internal Storage, it says that I am using 4.7 GB in "Pictures, videos". However, when I do click in it, I see the gallery, where in total I am using 93.98 MB!! How is this possible? What ...
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2,5 GB free storage is not enough to install aps on Huawei P7 mini, Android 4.4.2

I have Huawei P7 mini with Android 4.4.2. I'm generally installing apps on SD card which is almost completely free. I have, however, over 2,5 GB free internal storage. But Google Play don't let me ...
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Unable to move or install apps to SD card

I have an Android phone and I'm trying to figure out how to download apps on to my SD card rather than my device. Currently, my phone is claiming it's too full to even download apps, despite having a ...
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Why can't I download an App in my MyPhone

I have my MyPhone A919i Duo for the past 2 years. I usually use it for only music, videos, photos, games and book apps. But when the storage is finally filled, I dealt with it for almost a year. Then ...
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My phone (O+ Grande) always crashing after i open an application

When i open a game (Cytus, Geometry Dash, Food Battle, and etc), it always hang with a black screen, and restaring it is the only way to get back to home screen. I have this phone for 2 weeks. this ...
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Space deleted but not reclaimed for re-use

I'm using Nexus 5. In the following image, you can see that I have total space of 12.55GB. Apps in the dark green bar on the left taking up more than 1/3 of that with 4.93GB. The light gray ...
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Missing space on internal storage

I have a GT-I9195 running Lollipop 5.1.1 (currently PAC-ROM) which in theory has 8GB of internal memory. However, I can't seem to track down what exactly has happened to all that space. With a paltry ...
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“storage space running out” persists even after factory reset

edit: just for clarification: this phone has never been modified and is running 100% stock. what I have tried: Wipe Cache Partition factory reset from recovery menu I have a moto x that I just ...
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Does Dropbox use local phone storage when set to display photos in the gallery?

As the title suggests, I would like to know if syncing my Android Gallery to Dropbox and changing the Cloud Dropbox setting to "Pictures - View pictures from Dropbox in Gallery" will use local storage ...
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Storage help on galaxy s4

I had a SD card in my phone that was really small...I went to the store to get a larger one so I would have more storage. A lot of my apps and such were on the old SD card. I backed up my phone prior ...
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Clean flash without SDCard

So, I want to flash a new rom with gapps. I've done this before, but I always did a factory reset and flashed the new rom which was in the downloads folder in my phone. I was wondering, if I wipe my ...
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Internal Memory Full,

My Motorola G 4G (XT1072) is full (4.6 Go) whereas the used storage is only 1.4 Go. I get messages of 'low internal storage' with and without the SD card. I tried several 'storage analysis' apps, but ...
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Folder named 'storage' inside internal storage?

Recently, I found a folder inside my internal storage called "storage". When I opened it in my pc, it showed only a few temp files inside it so I went ahead and deleted it. But it seems that is a ...
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How do I connect to my phone that's in vigilant coma?

So I have this phone that looks like it's working fine under the hood, but input (power button and touchscreen) as well as the output (display) are pretty much dead. Interlude on what happened ...
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Can RAM and ROM be increased after rooting a device?

How can I increase RAM and ROM after rooting my Lenovo A269I running Android 2.3.6? After rooting an Android would the RAM and ROM be increased? I have not rooted my device yet. But I want to do so. ...
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Alot internal memory used eventhough I have no files there

I recently noticed that I have +- 4GB of 6GB used space on my internal memory. I just bought a new memory card when I notice this when I moved all my data over to my sd card.. I also checked the ...
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space storage running out - “used space” using a lot of storage

Today my phone (galaxy s4 i9505) got some type of space storage problem, i removed a lot off apps and clear all the cache, first when the problem didn't start, i had 1,5GB space available, but now it ...
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Confused by 5 times same data on phone

I have the same data in the following maps: /mnt/sdcard /sdcard /storage/emulated/0 /storage/emulated/legacy /storage/sdcard0 /storage/ext_sd empty /storage/usb empty /sdcard2 empty It ...
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I have more apps than my max storage

As you can see in the screen shot my device recognises I have ~.5 gig of storage left, but I have an impossible amount of apps. When I moved a 230 MB app from SD to phone the apps storage when from ...