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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Transferring data from SD Card to Internal Memory and vice versa

I have a Smartphone; Sony XPERIA SP with Android 4.3 (updated). While recently updating the apps on my phone, it told me that the Internal Memory was close to full. So I inserted a 2 GB microSD Card ...
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Android software update

I am with Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Android 4.2.2 JB which has to be upgradable up to 4.4.3 KK. However the software actualization keep fails due to a lack of free memory in the phone and SD card. It ...
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ROM on android phones isn't really “read only”… right?

I see the word ROM and internal memory used interchangeably in the context of Android phones. The OS seems to be stored in the internal memory itself, which is also used for installing applications. ...
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Used Space report is wildly inaccurate - or missing things

On my son's android tablet (version 4.4.2) the Used Space reports 3.58GB used, but when you click on it, it breaks it down in to apps, pictues, audio, and downloads, and adding those up sums to just ...
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two type internal storage

I hv a Spice Mi-535 phone. Its storage is 16 GB out of which 12 GB (Total storage) is user available but it can't be used for apps installation. In settings>phone storage, it shows another Total ...
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Internal Storage size is less than

I have the Micromax Canvas A1 AQ4501 device. On various pages, as as this one, it's internal memory is listed as 4GB. But, when I go to Settings -> Storage, under Internal Storage it says total space ...
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Insufficient space on device error when updating apps [duplicate]

I have tried the "first aid hints" in the wiki, and have also tried booting into my system menu and clearing the cache partition but the problem is still occurring. According to my Storage screen I ...
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Apps on SD Card taking up internal storage (

My phone has been claiming the impossible for a while (see screenshot). Namely, it claims that more internal memory is being used than is available, and hence it is rather difficult for me to download ...
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How does emulated storage actually work?

I recently bought a Xiaomi Note 4G. An amazing piece of technology. I transferred the apps I had on my previous device to it. The reason I bought it was partially to have a good gaming experience. ...
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“no external storage available” After Phone ReSet

I have Xperia V i rooted it and i have 5.0.2 CM Rom After While Of Using it ihave no problem but i get bored and factory reset my phone after that every thing work Fine My Sd card work ok BUT My ...
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Missing space/Storage space running out Galaxy S2 [tried almost every solution I can find!] [duplicate]

I periodically get this error on my phone. It will say the internal storage is running out but when I check the storage use it will say: Total space 1.97 GB Available: 182MB Apps: 622 MB Cached 11.70 ...
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My 8gb Tablet suddenly shrunk to 4gb

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 HAD 8gb worth of internal memory. I installed a lot of games. Suddenly I want to update a game and it says insufficient space, so I uninstall a lot of games. It still says ...
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internal storage read only on s4 mini after root

i have an s4 mini which i rooted using "ClockworkMod recovery" method from xda-developers. the problem is that after rooting the device internal storage (5GB) which is named /storage/sdcard0 became ...
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How to restore expired Whatsapp chat history?

How do I retrieve my whatsapp conversations after it has expired? My phone's internal memory is full so I'm planning to reset my entire phone in order to update my whatsapp, however I want to keep my ...
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I cannot install any apps on the Nexus 5 and cannot read or detect internal storage

I am not proficient in technology, so I apologize ahead if I do not make sense. After flashing my phone multiple times with 4.4.4 KitKat, it did not resolve the problem of allowing me to install apps, ...
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Is there any way to recover a flash memory that probably stopped working?

I have a Samsung galaxy s2 phone whose suddenly stopped working, I've changed battery and tried basically everything in order to make it work, nothing helped.. Is there any way to recover a flash ...
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What is the internal storage being used for?

My Android phone is showing me a notification saying that the "Phone storage is low". So, when I click on the notification, it shows me this: The total space used is 6.59 GB, but the space used by ...
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new posh orion mini that keep getting a notification that says “incoming messages blocked” because of low internal storage

i recently bought a posh orion mini (literally a week ago) and i keep getting a notification that says "incoming messages blocked" because of low internal storage. there is also a consistent ...
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Cannot access /sdcard/ (internal storage)

After I got my phone restored from an nandroid backup, I found almost all apps cannot gain access to /sdcard/ (internal storage), including ES file manager, Z archiver and so on. When any of these ...
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Can I play high end games on my rooted low end phone

I own a spice phone which have low internal memory and ram but it is rooted. My question is that is it possible to play high end games like GTA vice city or nfs on that phone. I had Googled about it ...
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Cannot Mount Ext2 on Link2sd

I installed MiniTool Partition on my PC, and partitioned my 8 GB FAT32 SD card to a 6GB FAT 32 and an EXT2. But then when I installed Link2SD on my android phone, I choose ext2 as my 2nd file ...
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link2sd doesnot work please help [duplicate]

Link2sd not working on my rooted phone please help. trying from 2 weeks. having Android 4.2 jellybean. it says Mount script cannot be created. no such file or directory.
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Problem with Partitioned Internal SD card! I can't get full size back!

I have a Android Matricom G-Tab Quantum Tablet with 1 GB of internal memory (tablet and system Space) and a 16 GB internal storage. I was running out of space in the 1 GB memory and since Android ...
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Problem with internal memory of a S4 mini

I have 1 month old S4 mini with 32 gb of internal storage. . I have only installed 3 apps on it and now it tells me it has insufficient internal memory to install any more. I have 20 photos on it and ...
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Moving internal memory to external sd card [duplicate]

My phones internal memory is full, how do i move it to my secure digital card? How can i get my files off my secure digital card if i took it out wrong, I did a factory reset?
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internal storage became read only

My android phones internal storage became read only. Now I can not delete anything from my phone. Please give any solution without rooting my phone.
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Repartition Internal Storage of SGH-I717

I've come across some variations of this question, but I'm unable to find a definitive solution. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note SGH-I717, currently running Android 4.1.2. The phone is advertised as ...
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How to access the internal memory if the screen is blacked out?

I dropped my Samsung Note 2, and the screen is now completely black. The phone opens & touch the screen seems to be only partly responsive because I can see the white previous & menu icons ...
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Can't access internal SD card on my phone

I recently upgraded my phone to android lolipop with cm 12 while doing so i first cleared all the data and also deleted my partition, now after installing lolipop i Can't access my internal storage on ...
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No USB Storage Mode on GalaxyNexus running 4.2.2

I have a GalaxyNexus running Android 4.2.2 I just want to quickly backup some data files to my PC. I'm pretty sure I've done this many times before, but I guess not on this phone. I have the Android ...
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Change default storage location of Screenshots in JellyBean 4.1.2

a few people have posted similar questions and there was no direct answer to either so far. I have been able to change the storage options for the camera (e.g. from internal storage to external SD). ...
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My phone's camera,Whatsapp, etc. don't read my internal storage.But I can access it via File Manager or through the computer

I an not able to download any files or click photos.But I can see and access the internal storage.I can also install new apps.I have recently installed CM12.What could be the problem? P.S.-My phone ...
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How can I do incremental backups of my internal SD card?

I want to be able to do incremental backups of my photos on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I know I could copy/paste, or "adb pull /sdcard" but then I have duplicates of all my photos all the time. Is it ...
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Trouble managing internal storage

I'm new to Android and have a Nextbook tablet with 16G internal storage running Android 4.4 (KitKat). The storage has two partitions: just under 1G and a bit more than 12. I also have a 32G miniSD ...
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How can I tell whether usrdata.img is important

I have an MPIE707 phone running Android 4.3.0. Sometime last summer it overheated and said "take out the battery right now!", and I did without even shutting it down. Following that, the system got ...
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Downloadin apps to SD card on Android GSM Model:GT9000 [duplicate]

My phone has a whopping storage of 107MG and my SD card has 8GB. My phone won't let me download ANY apps to my SD card so I basically have nothing. How can I get them to download anything to my SD ...
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Kitkat internal memory issue

I am using HTC Desire 816 handset which contains 8 gb of internal memory. In that 8gb i can use only 3.9gb for storing app related files and other stuffs,remaining space occupied by OS. Currently i am ...
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Disabling/Changing PIN on Android device: where are the disabled flag and new PINs stored (SIM or internal storage)?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, one can go to Settings -> More -> Security -> SIM card lock -> Set up SIM card lock -> Lock SIM card` which displays a check box which can be used to configure the phone to ...
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I'm unable to move apps to my internal storage

I've got an Xperia Tipo phone, it has 754MB of "Phone memory" and 2.15GB of "Internal storage". At this point I've only got 81.14MB of phone memory left but 1.97GB of available internal storage. The ...
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What's mnt in misc in internal storage?

On an Android device, checking storage in the normal system settings, it reports that only 7.9 MB out of 1.29 GB of internal storage is free. It lists 1.20 GB of Misc files. Checking the misc files, ...
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Why can't some applications be moved to external storage? (what app features require this restriction) [duplicate]

This post asks for reasons why some applications cannot be moved to the external SD card even when the SD card is present. The poster was asking about why in Settings -> More -> Application ...
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No Nand Memory showing up in storage settings

old timer windows guy here. New to Android. I just bought a nextbook tablet which is running Android 4.4.2 Kitcat. It's supposed to have 16 Gig of storage. When I click on storage it shows an ...
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Application manager: no SD card present but applications still listed under “SD CARD” and what is USB storage?

The back of my Samsung Galaxy SIII has a slot for inserting an external memory SD card (MicroSD up to 32 GB) next to the SIM card slot, but I never purchased nor inserted any, just double checked just ...
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Storage space and memory: mobile phone architecture versus PC architecture

On a PC, there are hard disks acting as storage space where the operating system and application files are stored, and there is RAM which is memory which gets used up by the operating system ...
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Internal Memory not Mounting

Am using Penta WS702C tablet. I hv used data cable for power source. Due to data cable prob it restarted many times. Later my tab is not detecting Internal Memory. OS is working and all installed apps ...
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Insufficient storage on Android Nextbook 8 with 8GB storage and an empty 16 GB SD card

I have Android Nextbook 8 tablet. It has 8GB storage and an empty 16GB SD card. However, it's telling me that it has insufficient storage. It's 2 days old and doesn't have much on it. I've deleted ...
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“Low on storage space” But I have 1.7GB free space

I have a Alcatel OneTouch Star, Im running Android Jellybean the phone has 8 or 4GB storage Im not too sure but the low down is when i go into settings and look at how much free space i have it starts ...
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swap internal sd card to external storage

I wanna make my external sd my internal one without having the need to use an app. So Instead of having 8GB of internal storage I want to have 64GB (taken from the micro sd card). It worked on my ...
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Cannot use internal memory partition in my Nextbook 7 16GB tab

I have just purchased a Nextbook 7 16 gb tab. I have installed only a few apps and then got the message of "Insufficient Memory". I looked in the storage section and found the tab has TWO partitions ...
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“there is insufficient memory on the device” [duplicate]

Well my dad just bought some phone for me "x-touch ocean" and I've beeeeeen trying to download apps but it keeps saying "insufficient memory on the device" I tried deleting apps I already found in the ...