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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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 ...
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Whatsapp Databases inside android device

Whatsapp is keeping some database files in internal memory, inside the folder /WhatsApp/Databases in the format "msgstore[date].db.crypt8". Will my chat history be gone if I delete those files? Are ...
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Cross-device consistent symlink for internal storage

There are many paths to internal storage: /sdcard /storage/sdcard0 /storage/emulated/0 /storage/emulated/legacy /mnt/sdcard /data/media/0 Several questions: Which ones are most consistent (...
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iFont app caused a bootloop and I cannot see the data despite connecting to a computer

I have a rooted phone on which I installed the iFont app I selected a font and downloaded it. When I installed it, it asked me to restart the phone. I rebooted it and then my phone keeps restarting. ...
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Installed app got replaced with the Andy Android icon and doesn't start

Backstory: I went to pick up my phone to play Clash of Clans. The icon was the Android. When I tapped on it, it said, "app not installed". I went to the app menu and it disappeared. What causes this ...
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Restore photos after error in moving to SD external Card

I tried to move the camera photos folder to the new SD Card using ES File explorer but the application gave me a override message and i pressed SKIP. NOW I can see the pictures from the gallery but i ...
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Why is my internal memory almost full while the files add up to only a few gigabytes?

My HTC One M8 internal memory is almost full (15.40 out of 16). The phone says it's mostly applications. But when I connect it to my computer, go to Internal Storage and add the sizes of all ...
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I have low storage and the first aid did nothing more than what I've already done [closed]

but when I try moving apps to the sd card it only moved about 40mb of a1.5 gb game. why will nothing go in my micro. I bought 32 gb so now I'm ticked it won't work
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insufficient space although of available space!

My tablet shows "insufficient space" error message whenever I install new apps (Clean Master) although it has enough storage! Default write disk: phone storage Internal storage 3.87GB: available ...
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Better to keep frequently used apps on the Android device or move them to an external microSD card?

Apps on an Android device can be broken up into three categories: Apps frequently used, often scores of times per day Apps used 3-6 times per week Apps infrequently used For apps in Categories 2 ...
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Which app specific prevents moving to external storage?

Subject. I'm not asking what I will lose if I move app, but rather about how system detects if app is "movable" or not and enables/disables corresponding button in "App Info" activity accordingly. ...
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Duplicate copies of items

My girlfriend was having storage issues on her phone so I decided to see what was going on. She had just reset her phone, so it only had a few (maybe four or five) apps that she had downloaded. I made ...
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Can I see just what is installed on the hard drive of my phone?

I have a Moto G 2nd Gen running Android 5.0.2, and I don't have a lot of space on the actual phone hard drive. A lot of things can be moved to the SD card, and I do that when I can, but sometimes I ...
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My phone storage is empty when connected to pc

I need to back up all data and media on my phone but every time i connect it to pc everything is fine and my pc recongize the phone but not every time i need to plug and unplug phone several times to ...
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Huawei ascend g6 complaining about internal storage when installing an app

I'm having a problem with my Huawei Ascend G6 smartphone. I'm using this smartphone without an SD card, the device has 8GB internal storage. The operating system is android 4.3 with Huawei EmotionUI 2....
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How bulk move apps' data to SD card?

Ever since I bought my phone, I've never used SD card, since the storage is full. Using one now. I've got like 50-60+ apps and games. I manually can't go into each App's page and move to sd card. ...
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Device confusing internal storage with external storage

Ok! I'm going to try my best to explain this but it will be hard because it's sort of confusing. It's confusing to me in the least so it's hard for me to explain. Device: Proscan PLT1066 Andriod ...
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Cannot write to /storage/emulated/0 after nandroid restore (even as root)

On my rooted Motorola Moto G 2014 LTE I can no longer access the directories under /storage/emulated/0/, such as Download, Documents, Ringtones. Using a file explorer, without root access, I just ...
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Create sdcard0 symlink on 6.0.1 for WhatsApp compatibility

I recently switched from a Galaxy S2 running CM 10.2 (Android 4.3.1) to a Nexus 5 running 6.0.1 (stock rooted). My goal was to migrate all my WhatsApp data (history, media, etc.) over to the new ...
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After OTA update all my data are in shell folder

I have Acer Z530 with Lollipop 5.1, kernel 3.10.65+. I have the 16GB version, without external SD Card. Today I have received an OTA update and after the restart all my data were gone as well as some ...
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HELP!! Hard bricked my LG and need help on accessing its memory and its testpoint!

OK, so the model of my phone is LG L Fino (D290N) and I really need to know how to short its memory chip testpoint to be able to copy stock aboot.img with dd command on Ubuntu (And no, I do not have ...
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View disk utilization / activity

Is there a way in android to view the disk usages of apps as they are running? I currently suspect that one of my applications is writing to the disk a lot which is slowing my phone down. I am ...
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How to move /data from internal storage to external SD card?

Apologies if this question was already asked. Is it possible to move the /data directory to the external SD card? I want all apps, app data, downloads and files to be automatically saved to the ...
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TWRP- Can't read SD Card

My attempts to flash a new ROM to my HTC One S haven't really worked out, since TWRP keep giving the warning: 'E: Unable to mount '/sdcard' I have mounted the internal SD card several times over ...
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Zeki TBDG773B Doesn't Recognize External SD card

I have a Zeki TBDG773B which isn't allowing apps to install because of a lack of space. Error: Insufficient storage This device doesn't have enough space to download "App Name". Consider ...
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Galaxy Core Prime: Gallery warns about low space, but fails to delete

When I try and look at my pictures in gallery, there's a warning "There is not enough space (-1751 MB) in your device memory. Delete some files". So, I hit "okay" and it takes me to my files, and ...
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How do I reduce teh amount of storage my Email application data is taking up?

I’m using an LG Tribute phone (Virgin Mobile service). The default email app installed is synced with my Microsoft Outlook account. I only use this account for ticket confirmations, boarding passes ...