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Today I read that flash write performance diminishes with use. I'm a heavy user. Should I change my behavior?

My phone I own a phone with gigabytes of built-in flash memory. My phone also includes a physical MicroSD card slot. I don't own a MicroSD card to put in the slot, and have never bothered buying ...
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My HTC desire C says 'type password to decrypt storage' and I can't remember my password

I got a new phone and am trying to sell my old HTC desire C with beats audio. When I turn it on it says 'type password to decrypt storage' but I can't remember my password, any way I can overcome ...
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Is it possible to add arbitrary folders to the media scanner?

I have a Samsung Captivate Glide and it's got 4 gigs of storage that isn't main storage and isn't SD card memory. It shows up as a separate section under settings->storage and it's mounted on ...
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Photos in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted automatically in my Android phone

I am wondering about how it is possible that all the pictures in the Camera folder in the Gallery were deleted without my knowledge where I am the only user of my Android phone. I don't remember ...
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Phone storage low on my LG-L38C

I'm not Android Phone literate, so bear with me please. I own an LG-L38C. Storage: Total space: 1.00GB Available Space: 795MB System Memory Used: 155MB Free: 2.92MB SD Card Total Space: 3.63GB ...
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can't download apps

My Moto E says insufficient storage space available every time I try to download an app. I don't have any apps currently installed and I clear all of my cache data frequently. My internal storage has ...
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Missing storage space in Mote E 1st Gen running Android 5.1

I have a Moto E (1st gen) XT 1022 running official Android 5.1 (updated using OTA update). It has 2.21GB of storage on board, out of which 1.62GB for everything on the Internal Storage, and 310MB is ...
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How to see what is stored in System memory area?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7" tablet (Android 4.1.2, not rooted). I tried to install a big app recently and it failed because it said that I didn't have enough space. When I go into Settings > ...
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Setting default storage location in 4.0.4?

My sister got a tablet for Christmas which runs 4.0.4. The internal storage is measly, but she has a big enough SD card. Going to Settings > Storage should give the option to set the 'Default storage ...
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Android error storage full when there is space available

In every app I get a notification that storage is full when I try to download something. Ex. Pocketcasts, Dropbox, etc. Every app gives it's own version of "storage full" or "insufficient storage". ...
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HTC storage problem

I have a HTC. It said that I had used up all the storage. So then I bought a storage card and I have put it in to my phone. It comes up on my phone that I have a storage device but whenever I try and ...
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Moving sdcard to ExtSdCard

I was an Android beginner, I know nothing of 'hacking' some Android stuff. I found several issues of this case but no one that I look pretty ideal for my case. My Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 has been ...
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Where does Google Play store its ebooks on an Android device?

In the Google Play Books Android application, there is an option to keep an ebook on a device if the user wants to do it. So when you decide to do such a thing, the ebook may be stored somewhere on ...
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What is the label appears in Setting->apps->tap on app -> different sizes of app?

for example, Under the storage label - App, USB storage app, Data, SD card. How these size was handled by the Android system ? I have attached a screen shot. The flickOpic app is developed by me. the ...
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Android not writing files in sd card

I am not getting why inspite of having a 16 GB SD card in my android the apps from play store are not getting directly stored in SD card by default. Due to this its becoming hard for me to use the ...
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Lost internal storage space on my android device

When I perform this df mnt/sdcard/ on my Xperia Z1 Compact, I get: Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize mnt/sdcard/ 11.8G 7.9G 3.9G 4096 But when I do for ...
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Will deleting a photo on device, also delete the synced photos on Google?

My SD card and internal storage are full, and I want to free up some space. Is it safe to delete photos if the photos show that they are being synced to my Google account?
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Why is my Galaxy Ace II

I have a Galaxy Ace II, which I use to take a lot of photos and have also downloaded a few apps to. I've been getting messages that my memory is full, so I tried to free some up by moving all my ...
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Problem of lack of storage space in the system storage

Partitioning LG Optimus L3 E405F, i need space in system storage to download applications from google play. My device is LG Optimus L3 E405F. System storage: I think 220-odd MB Internal Storage: ...
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Does Play Music download songs more than once if they are in different playlists?

I have several playlists which overlap in terms of the songs they contain. I have these downloaded on my phone. If a song is in two playlists, will it be stored twice on my phone?
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What are folders Gift, MBSTGO & MBSTPH?

Moto G, Android 4.4.4 What are folders MBSTGO & MBSTPH? Which app creates them? Can I safely delete them?
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Permission to write to external SD card on HTC One M8 running Lollipop

I updated my HTC One m8 to Lollipop and rooted it. I have programs that require the ability to write to external SD card like FileMount, but every time I launch FileMount it tells me that it can't ...
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Insufficient memory with sandisk 32GB micro SD card while having 20GB free space

I have a 32GB micro SD card and I've been downloading my music onto it and I've used 8GB on the card so far. Then I was downloading a song and it said insufficient memory. On my phone the songs ...
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Is there a way to adjust the memory allocation to increase the allocation for apps?

I have an Mi Traveler Android model 10R2 tablet and I am continuously getting a "memory low" message. I have added a SD card and moved some apps to the card, but still get the same messages. In ...
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Apps storing data in non-existent SD Card

I had a few encounters with apps corrupting because part of their data was somehow stored into my SD Card. So I decided to move everything back into internal memory, format the SD Card, un-mount it ...
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Insufficient memory on alcatel c7 pop [duplicate]

I have a alcatel c7 pop and my phone wont update any of the aops saying that i have insufficient memory but have over 7gs free. How do i fix this without resetting my phone which ive done once to fix ...
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Moto E does not download apps due to “insufficient storage space”

My Moto E isn't letting me download apps due to "insufficient storage space". I clear cached data all the time. I don't have any apps installed and I have 194mb free on the internal storage and 56gb ...
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how do I browse to files on my external sdcard when the phone is connected using MTP?

I have connected my phone to my computer (Win7) using MTP. I can browse to the H:\ drive and see things like music,amazonmp3, alogcat and so on. But when I use my phone's file manager to try and find ...
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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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My tablet is out of memory

image of my device storage My device storage (tablet s ) is full (16GB ) although the total size of all files and folders is much less (3 GB)][1] my tablet s is out of memory , the total size of all ...
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Storage system completely messed up after rooting HTC One M8

Just finished rooting my HTC One M8. Everything is looking good however i'm running into a few minor issues. At one point in the process, I restored the phone to factory with an external SD card ...
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Can anyone explain Android storage space?

My Hannspree tablet running Android 4.4.2 has 3 distinct storage locations: Internal storage - 1GB, Internal SD card - 12GB, Removable SD card - 32GB. What's the point of the internal SD card ...
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3GB of internal storage is lost

I have a Sony Xperia SL with 32 GB internal storage from which 25 GB is available for user. When I bought the phone, everything was OK. but last month I found out that there is only 1GB left free, ...
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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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Low storage notification with 18GB Free!

I've googled a lot on the issue and came up with many dead ends. Basically a few hours ago my phone hit 0% and died, and when I got home and plugged it in it throws me a 'storage space running out' ...
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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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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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adb command to search the filesystem

Is there an adb command similar to "locate" or "grep" that would help me find a file on my Android device? I'm curious about adb specifically, not a search app. EDIT: "find" has been suggested, ...
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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 ...