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Where does Google Music store offline songs?

I have a song I want to use for a ringtone, but the Google Music app doesn't let me set it. I've checked on my sdcard/internal storage for a music/google/gmusic etc folder but can't find anything. ...
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What is the max sd card size for the LG optimus dynamic

What is the maximum size of sdcard that LG optimus dynamic supports?
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Weird Insufficient Space issue (2 almost identical phones, one works the other doesn't)

This is not your typical "insufficient disk space" when installing apps issue. i have read around about it and all suggestions I've done already except the command line thing w/c I don't want to do. ...
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Where are SMS stored on Samsung Pocket DUOS GT-S5302 (Gingerbread 2.3.6)?

I've had this phone for a really long time and it has so many messages that are important to me, that may be the only reason I'm keeping it. So does anyone know where can I find them and how to copy ...
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Storage space and system functions error message

I keep getting an error message on my Samsung Galaxy S5 as follows: Storage space running out. Some system functions may not work. In reality I have nearly 400 Mb available.
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How to backup the entire or parts of android without 3rd party/cloud? [duplicate]

How can I take two separate backups? Contacts only Full backup I do not want to install any 3rd party program. I do not want to store my information on cloud. I just want to store it directly from ...
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Sony Xperia E can't install apps caused by storage problems

I've got a problen with my Sony Xperia E (Android 4.1.1.). In the settings it says there's still 1.37 Gb free storage but when trying to install an app (about 20mb) from google play I just get an ...
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Will removing /system apps give any usable space on lollipop?

In earlier versions I've pushed updated apk's to /system manually from time to time as it annoyed me to have an extra older version of Google+, Play store, Youtube, Keep, actually ALL the preinstalled ...
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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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Loading from External SD / Saving to ExtSD

I rooted my device, an Android off-brand tablet, and finally found a way to get all my files onto my 32gb SD card instead of the internal SD. However, it says my apps aren't installed now when I click ...
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How to copy a file to the built-in NAND flash storage on an Android device?

So I'm cheap and not going to spend $50.00 on a 16 GB SD card to hold data, and my built-in NAND storage has 16 GB and 13 GB free, so that's sufficient; however, there seems to be no immediate, easy ...
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Find process causing io

I've been having some serious performance problems with my fairphone (wait times of 1 minute or more before apps open or switching apps, and general lack of responsiveness). I installed System ...
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Cant uninstall app that didnt install

I hand 1.5 GB on my Moto g 2014 android l. I downloaded an app that was 1.2 GB and the instillation was stopped because it said there was insufficient space on the device. Now i only have 50 mb left ...
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Shred an internal or system partition

There are quite a few apps that lets a user delete the media or data partitions so it won't be recoverable - by re-writing "junk" data over and over again on the free storage space. Still, is there ...
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Configure Android to save pictures/video to SDCard?

The camera settings only save it to the phone or the internal virtual SD card. I have installed a 32 bit hispeed SD card. How can you force it to save in the external SD card?
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Micro SD card problems

My Samsung 4s doesn't have enough storage to update. So the whole reason for my switch from apple to android was that I can add storage to it. Yet here I am I put the card in and reboot my phone and ...
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No External Storage available Galaxy S2

My galaxy s2 was in bootloop , I have installed cyanogen mod 10 on it . Now I can`t see any files on my storage , when I enter camera or gallery it writes "no external storage available" . And the ...
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What is the difference between application cache and data?

Every app has data and cache. In Android, what is the difference between the two?
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'Storage space is running low' while I have plenty of space remaining

I have an LG-D855 smartphone having 16 gigs of internal storage and running Android Kitkat 4.4. Although I have plenty of space remaining, the phone prompts Storage space is running low.. I had only ...
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app downloaded not installed but storage card memory decreased

I downloaded an app from playstore app was downloaded but not installed Ab error message flashed can't install app on USB or storage card. But my storage card memory was decreased.I tried again but ...
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Trying to update whatsapp but having insufficient storage

Recently I tried to update my whatsapp as it wont work unless and untill i update it. When i try to update it says "there is insufficient space on the device. I deleted all that I possibly could have ...
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Retrieving the “csv” file from /storage/emulated/ directory from Mac using Android File Transfer.app

I'm using Trepn Profiler to profile the App's performance. I can save session as CSV in /stoarge/emulated/0/trepn directory. However, the issue is that I can't find the directory from my Android ...
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My space used and free space doesn't add up

See pic - the numbers don't add up! Screenshot (click for larger variant) This is a 16GB Nexus 7 The listed items only add up to a little over 9GB. So 4GB worth of files are missing. How can I ...
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Micromax A110Q - SD Card space becomes 0 bytes in few hours

I have formatted my SD Card many many times and when I format it - I get the full space of 7.5 GB and after few hours of using the phone - getting images from whatsapp and other content - It becomes ...
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Moving app between _three_ possibilities for storage?

My son has an Android phone, and when he bought it the storage space was divided thus: System Memory: 157MB Internal Memory: 1024MB When this was essentially full we put in an SD card to give him ...
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No external storage available - Storage gone

While I organizing files on my Galaxy Nexus via PC (USB), Gallery app kept saying No external storage available Then I restarted the device, and whole storage was gone.. What could possible cause ...
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why i can't use all my sd card space on Apps?

I have a Xperia E1 with 2Gb of internal memory. I had to buy an 8GB SD card to use good apps! The problem is that I can only use 2Gb of my SD card on apps! When I open the storage it say it has 6.90Gb ...
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Cyanogenmod says I have less memory than I should have

I use an HTC One M8 with Cyanogenmod nightly (update every day so version is irrelevant I think). When I go to settings and storage, it says I have 26 Gigabytes total, whereas my friend who has ...
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Clearing System Storage & Ram

Is there any other way to clear System Storage and Ram on my phone? I have a Samsung Galaxy Pocket. I can clear some Ram thru Task Manager, and all apps (that will allow it) have been moved to the sd ...
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Clearing logcat on HTC one X

I've faced with insufficient storage problem on my HTC One X (rooted, stock ROM 4.2.2, CWM recovery). I've solve this problem before on a Samsung device by dialing *#9900# then press Delete ...
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my tablet is not using my external SD card for storage

I have an 8 gig SD card I plugged into my tablet. When I go to settings and look at storage I can see I have a 7.2 gigs free on my external SD card. I downloaded a 700 meg file to /mnt/sdcard/Download ...
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reduce size of videos

Videos made on my android device have a size of about 70 MByte per minute. How to reduce to size of the videos? I guess (but don't know) that a clever CPU intensive transformation with a better ...
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Many problem on Mega 6.3 GT-i9205 after rooting

After rooting my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9205), I can't turn my WiFi back on but the important part of it is that my device storage is totally empty. It causes some apps/games to force ...
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Can't download anything from Google play

My internal storage has 400+ MB and the SD card has 9 GB left (I know SD card doesn't really matter). I deleted a lot of apps and I still get the message "Not enough space on your internal storage" ...
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What are android folders myrecord/acrosspromote?

Moto G, android 4.4.4 What are the folder and its subfolder: myrecord/acrosspromote/? which app creates them? in the subfolder I have some weird files like cachedAcrossPromotespec.txt, in its text ...
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why can't i move certain apps from sd card to internal memory on android LG-L38c touchscreen phone?

Why are some apps i download and install saving to sd card instead of internal memory? I have more space on internal than sd card and it won't let me move some apps to internal memory.
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how to retrieve data stored in android apps

I am using Moto G. downloaded a video through android app.I am able to play video through app. Where to tracethis video in phone memory and get this video for using in other devices
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Storing pictures on an external storage media

So, I'm new to Android but I came to the conclusion that on 4.2.2, the Camera app doesn't exist as such and is actually part of the Gallery app package. Now my problem is it isn't possible to change ...
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Storage and downloading files

I bought a new phone and everytime I save a picture from Twitter, the browser or a bbm profile it always saves in my phone storage not my SD card. I was wondering if there's a way to make them save ...
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how can i transfer downloaded music from the sd card to the internal storage

The music I download gets stored into my SD card. How do I get it to store into my phone's internal storage?
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''insufficient space on the device'' – but my sd card has plenty space?

I bought my Android phone a month ago (a Prestigio 3350 Duo) and installed maybe 5 apps on it, so according to the memory card I have almost 2 gb of free space, and 28 mb on internal storage. But when ...
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How to use a memory card?

I've recently bought an android phone with only about 2GB memory. After this, I bought a 8GB memory card and it was inserted into the phone. How to control which data is stored in the phone itself ...
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Can Android tablet read external hard drive and if so which formats?

Can an Android tablet read external hard drives and if so which formats? I have a Samsung Note and tried accessing a hard drive but failed. I've been told that if I format my 1TB hard drive to FAT32 ...
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Phone doesn't read SD card

I have a Huawei G525 and I always used a micro SD card to store all the media files, apps, etc. But now my phone doesn't recognize the card, but if I take the files from the PC, it works! So, it's a ...
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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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UN movable apps

I recently just started downloading a lot of apps and some times it will come up with sayin insuffiecient storage available even though I've used four gigabites of a thirty-two gigabits card I'm not ...
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Why is my tablet storage almost full?

My Galaxy Tablet 10.1 has almost 14 GB of storage. Currently, it's about 13.5 GB full of stuff, but I have no idea what. Recently, when I have tried to install some apps, I get an error saying there ...
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insufficent storage space for apps

Have a new zenithink C95 tablet.Getting insufficient storage space error when installing apps.Have 16 gig internal flash drive and 16 gig SD card which still have 12 gig and 14 gig still ...
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Saving pix from Google camera to SD card

I have tried all the suggestions in the forum, but to no avail... What I have: Galaxy S4, 8GB internal, 64GB SD card, Omega ROM with Android 4.3 (TouchWiz); has Samsung camera AND Google camera (with ...
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Not enough storage on android device

When I download application from Market I obtain out of memory error. In fact I have about 2Gb free storage on SD Card and it seems there is out of space of internal phone storage. How to clear ...