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 delete offline dictionaries in Google Translate?

I have downloaded some dictionaries for off-line translation in Google Translate. Those dictionaries are quite big, and take precious internal storage - there is no option to move them to SD. I'd ...
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Overlapping data and sdcard partitions; no USB access

After making some incredibly clumsy choices in TWRP v2.8.6.0, my Xiaomi MI2S can no longer mount /sdcard when booting into the system. Storage information shows that the system spans all of the ...
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Application transfer from internal memory to SD card in Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360

How to move applications from internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 to SD card without adding any applications?
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df/du discrepency

My Moto X (first generation) has a 11.9GB of user storage, almost all of which is used. Here is the relevant line from df: Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize /storage/emulated/...
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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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I have a .nomedia file in a hidden folder on my phones internal storage

I have a .nomedia file in a hidden folder on my phones internal storagefolder. What, where, when, why and how? I've deleted it a number of times and it just comes back in a new hidden folder. Is it ...
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Missing storage on Tesco Hudl 2

I have a Tesco Hudl 2 running Android 4.4.2. I have 9GB of total storage. But little free, despite not using much. It shows a few GB in-use and 0.5GB free. The usage bar shows 80% available, but the ...
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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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“No external storage available” after rooted Xperia reset

I have Sony Xperia V. I rooted it and installed 5.0.2 CM ROM. After some time of using it I had no problems but I got bored and factory reset my phone. After that, everything works fine, my SD card ...
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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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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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Recover media after factory reset (One Plus One)

I've recently done a factory reset on my OPO. I though I didn't need anything on it anymore but now I do actually need some pictures who were on it before the reset. I'm trying to get those pictures ...
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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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Understand the storage of my phone?

(I just updated my post to clarify my questions. Hope that can help to make myself clearer.) My phone is Kyocera Hydro Icon with Android 4.3. The website where I bought the phone says Memory ...
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Unable to install software even with enough available space

When I try to update some of my applications, I get the error Unable to install *. Delete some items and try again. When I click manage applications, it shows that I have about 160 MB free space and ...
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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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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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'Insufficient storage' when installing Google play services

Before you hit reply or scream duplicate - read through what I've done. The phone is a rooted HTC One X running 4.2.2 and ViperX custom ROM with 836 MB free space on 'app' storage and 6.6 GB free ...
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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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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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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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What is SNS App?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy I551 with Android 2.2 FroYo. Sorry for my ignorance, but I have not idea what is that app (which came installed and without rooting can't be removed). And it is using 15MB ...
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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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HTC One M7, “Other” storage category seems too large

It hasn't become a legitimate problem but I'm on my way there because I met a person who showed me how their HTC One ended up with really large Other category size in Settings -> Storage free disk ...
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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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“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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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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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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Make more internal storage available

I'm running a SlimKat ROM on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Officially the device has 16GB storage installed, but only 11.79GB are available to the user. I know that all the rest is reserved for the OS needs. ...
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Can't move apps to SD card on Moto E

I recently purchased Moto E with Android 4.4.2 and soon after filled up the internal 4gb with apps. I installed a 32gb SD card and nothing moves to it. Not even new apps. How can I set the default ...
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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. I'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to increase internal Application Storage?

I brought a CHUWI v17HD, which has 8 GB internal storage. But application storage space available is just 1 GB. I want to increase the size of the internal application storage. How to do so?
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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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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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Why is “wpa_supplicant.conf” file invisible?

My device LG e510 : Android 2.3 had been rooted and then I changed the privileges to view and see some system files, especially for wpa_supplicant.conf, with RootExplorer app. But unlike most people,...
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Erronous Low Data Space Error on Droid Incredible

I've see this question asked a lot, but I haven't seen any real answers. I'm getting the low application data space error, but I have 440MB/750MB free on my internal storage. With more than 50% ...
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How to install a ringtone into internal memory?

I am using a custom ringtone. It is a mp3 which is stored on the external SD card. When my phone is connected via USB to my computer and the SD card is mounted, my phone uses a default ringtone on ...
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Where are cached email messages stored in the Gmail app?

Google recently disabled one of my Gmail accounts (and will apparently take several days to re-enable it), but luckily I have some emails I need right now saved in the Gmail app. Is there any way I ...