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Android and Network attached storage server

I am trying to organize my digital archive (pictures and movies). My wife and I store a lot of stuff on our Android phones. Before I buy a NAS device I would love to hear which protocol I should be ...
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Insufficient Storage Available

I have a Nexus 4. Whenever I try to install any app, no matter how small, it says "Insufficient Storage Available". I have aggressively deleted photos, uninstalled apps, cleared the app cache, and ...
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Missing storage space due to 2gb 'system data' - how to remove?

I'm hoping someone can help. My 32GB Nexus 9 tablet shows 21.64GB of available storage space out of total space of 25.61GB (3.97 used in total). The used space only adds up to 1.97GB. The diskusage ...
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I can't delete medias on my Samsung Galaxy Ace

I have been trying to delete pictures & some videos on my phone(samsung galaxy ace{GT S5830}) but they keep on coming back. I tried using laptop to delete those in my SD card but when i insert it ...
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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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USB storage damaged-it may need reformating Samsung galaxy SHW-M110S

Accidently i removed battery from my celphone while the phone was intializing the internal memory. and now getting a notification that it may need reformatting but i am more concerned with the data i ...
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How can I view an XLXS file attachment to a gmail message?

I received an email message with an XLXS file attached. I can see the attachment icon in the email message in the gmail app and it appears that I can download the file but it is not viewable in ...
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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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There is insufficient space on the device

My phone is rooted and I have android terminal installed. How can I fix this " There is insufficient space on the device" when installing from Google play. However when I install from Apk file it ...
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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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Why can't I take pictures?

Every time I go into my camera it says "your storage is full" I've deleted apps I've deleted pictures and I've cleared data and cleared cache and everything so why can't I take pictures it and it ...
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How do i fix low storage space so i don't have to reset my phone?

I have an android Samsung Intercept SPH-M910 and I have read all the directions for resetting and clearing apps and cache. However I still have to reset my phone every three days because the low ...
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How to increase app storage in kitkat 4.4.2 without rooting?

Curently I am using Micromax canvas 2 colors a120 running stock Kitkal 4.4.2 . The main problem i am facing is lack of App storage even It has a internal memory of 8 GB and I have a SD card of 16 GB. ...
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Confused by the many locations of the virtual /sdcard/

Some devices (like my Nexus 4) don't have an external slot for an SD Card. Instead, there's a root folder called /sdcard/ that is treated the same way. But I also find other paths that all point to ...
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Android os storage

My android OS is using up over 4GB of my internal storage. How do I decrease the amount of GB its using to free up some space. None of other things are using that much storage. I've backed up my stuff ...
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How can I free some disk space without deleting my apps?

I dont have that many apps. But I had to delete old ones to get new ones because my phone keeps saying I have low storage. How can I free some disk space without deleting my apps?
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USB Storage Problem

I bought a new smartphone and everything was fine when I connected with my computer. I don't know what exactly I did but after I unplug it an app called 'System UI' was spamming my screen to turn off ...
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Galaxy S4: “Application cannot be installed in the default install location”

I had uninstalled some of my apps but now I can't install them again. Play Store gives me "Application cannot be installed in the default install location" error when the download is complete. I ...
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How to download apps on 4gb storage so I can move it to the SD card?

I have a HTC Wildfire S, and it's only got 4GB storage. I have a 16GB mirco SD card, but I can't download things because I'm out of the 4GB space (I don't know how ... ), so I can't get them installed ...
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What is the 'garbage.sba' file in Android?

I am trying to gain some storage space on my rooted Samsung Galaxy SII i9100G and came across certain '.sba' files in my '/Andoroid' directory with file sizes of around 35 MB each like 'menu.sba', ...
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Need to reinstall “Calendar Storage”

Using "Clean Master" I deleted the "calendar storage" system app, not knowing that this is my calendar app. need to find the .apk to re-install. I did find "TouchWizCalendar.apk" and put it into my ...
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Share PC storage with BlueStacks?

I am using BlueStacks Beta 1 but its storage capacity is limited. Is there any way that I can share PC storage so that I can install more apps? EDIT: I have Bluestacks 0.7.5.2700 installed and it ...
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How can I switch the sdcard with the extsdcard

Hi um I wanted to change a file in my systems phone so it could use my extsdcard could someone tell me which 1 should I change ## Vold 2.0 Generic fstab ## - San Mehat (san@android.com) ## ...
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Storage space running out. Some system functions may not work

In my Android in notification bar I see message Storage space running out. Some system functions may not work. When I check I see 188 MB free in device memory and around 10 GB in USB storage. I ...
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Lost pictures on Samsung Galaxy S3 internal memory [duplicate]

I just hooked my Samsung Galaxy S3 up to my PC via USB to transfer some photos from one folder to another on the device itself. Well, the USB cable got accidentally unplugged during the process, and ...
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What space am I running out of when trying to install an app?

I am trying to install a new app that is around 2MB (owncloud client), but it fails with "Insufficient storage space...". From the above screenshot I can't find a partition (other than the few ...
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Rubbish storage

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini which I recently bought for my birthday. The lady in the shop informed me that the phone had a storage space of 16GB which was also as I was only allocated 8GB. The ...
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How to Set the default storage of apps in my samsung galaxy young?

I have a samsung galaxy young. How can I Set The Default Storage of my apps from Internal memory to SD card. I can't Download Anything right now. Can you tell me how?
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How to transfer pictures from hangouts onto my computer

How can I transfer the pictures that are on my android hangouts (sent and received messages), so that I can preserve them before I clear my android for space?
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Once uninstalled, is data stored by an app on SD card also removed simultaneously?

As an example - newer games once downloaded and installed from the Market (Play Store), also subsequently download extra data to a user's SD card. When one opts to uninstall said app/game, is the ...
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How to track incomple downloaded file

I was downloading a Game, GT Racing 2 from the Play Store, it is of 750MB in size, almost it got downloaded 700mb but suddenly an error occured as insufficient storage, Now my question is how to track ...
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Using an external SDcard with KitKat?

On a Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition running 4.4 and non-rooted (I'd prefer not to root a device used for professional development purposes) Having stored some ebooks on my external SDcard, I ...
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usb storage usaged instead of sd card

I have a samsung galaxy exhibit 2 how do I use my SD card instead of using my USB storage which is almost full and my sd card is empty
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Gmail won't sync, apps don't update: “Device doesn't have enough storage space”

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, Android 4.0.4. For the last few days I can't sync my gmail or update any apps. This, of course, is a barefaced lie. There is plenty space available: But still, I ...
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How to mount ext4 internal memory - Android 4.4

I've successfully formatted my internal memory to ext4, but now I've got problem with mounting it. Tried mount -wr -t ext4 /dev/block/vold/179:32 /storage/sdcard0 and mount -wr -t ext4 ...
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tablet won't permanently keep or remove apps

I have an 8" android tablet running Android 2.2 (froyo). It works fine, except anything installed will not be retained when you re-start the device. Plus, if I want to remove the one and only app I ...
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How can I free up storage on my SGS II?

I got a notification on my SGS2 today that said the phone memory is nearly full. So my question is: How can I move apps to the internal USB storage? I don't have a micro SD card in my phone.
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Using Samsung tablet as media hub

I plan to buy an Xbox One, throw out my old noisy HTPC and use my Galalaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) instead for local media storage to Xbone through DLNA. There are two problems with this as I see: ...
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Storage space issues

I've changed the default install location from my Galaxy 2 but now I can't use the apps because it says: "to open Facebook, you need more free storage on your phone. Please uninstall applications or ...
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My Android tablet seems to be “read-only”

I got an iView 7" Android tablet about a week ago, and it's been doing fine until today. This is the product on NewEgg In short; it seems my internal storage just won't accept any changes of any ...
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No storage on my samsung s3 mini

Why is my samsung s3 mini saying that I have no storage when I clearly have aload of space from deleting data; pictures, apps and music files?
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Link 2sd card error

I partitioned my device an linked all my apps to my sd card but my system storage is only three percent free an my phone moves slow can anyone help me?
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New Message error message, PHONE STORAGE IS FULL, but it's not

I have a user who receives the "Phone storage is full." message when trying to create a new text message. It appears immediately when clicking "New Message". However the user has like 20GB free on ...
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Link2sd boot issues

I've got a stock, rooted firmware on my LG Optimus One (P500) handset. I installed Link2SD, and I've got roughly 100 apps installed. Whenever I boot my device, however, it takes 5-6 minutes to boot ...
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LG Mobile Support Tool won't restore system

I have LG Optimus L9 P760, that has a little internal space, and I wanted to install an app called External 2 Internal to see what happens. It moves all external storage files in internal storage, and ...
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How can I extend my Android's filesystem space with remote storage?

I have a 8GB Motorola Moto G from Republic Wireless, which means I have a little over 5GB of space that I can actually use. I have several VPSs and a dedicated server, and I was wondering, without ...
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Nexus5 identified as Media Player (Device), instead of Storage Drive, Windows 7

I've had the Nexus 5 for a few months, and exchange files between my PC and the phone using the USB cable frequently. I also charge the phone using the USB connected to my PC. Usually, the window pops ...
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Where is the data for S Health stored?

I'm making a personal fitness tracker but I want to grab the days for sleep and heartbeat that gets stored on s health. Where is this stored in the filesystem (maybe an SQL lite db)?
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All apps crash all the time

I have a Sony Xperia U which worked fine. I did not change anything lately. Today all apps crash on startup. Even Play Store, com.google.process.gapps and android.process.acore. The media gallery ...