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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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Insufficient memory on alcatel c7 pop

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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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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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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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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What is a phone's internal storage built from? [closed]

I have looked at this question, as well as the definition of the internal storage tag, and I noticed that the question from the first link: "What technologies are used for building a phone's internal ...
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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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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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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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LG G2 full storage problem

I'm using LG G2 rooted. I have about 8 gb free memory, but when i try to install something it says storage is full. Anyone know how to fix it? Tried this Google Play: Error downloading app - ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Discrepancy between sizes of apps listed in Play Store vs. actual installed app size

The Play Store lists the size of all apps available in their store. When a user downloads and installs apps, the actual sizes reported by Android are often larger than the sizes listed by the Play ...
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“Cannot download, not enough space” when “Phone Storage” clearly lists enough space

I just installed Android 2.1 on my Pandigital Novel. Anytime I try to download an app (via WiFi), I get this error: Unable to download. Not enough space on phone. However, the phone lists the free ...
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Insufficient Space on Mobile Device

I have searched for an answer to my question because many others have asked this before me - but i guess i have to find more creative answers because all the given answers don't really work for me. I ...
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Internal Storage Running Out

Okay, so a couple weeks ago I bought a 32 GB micro SD card. When I installed it, I moved all my music, pictures, and videos to it -- all together, they were about 3 or 4 GBs. So I thought I'd get back ...
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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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Disabling “Storage space running out” notification in Status Bar?

Is there any way to disable the "Storage space running out" notification on Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 [Android 4.2.2], through ADB or otherwise ?
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Tons of “Not Enough Storage” errors, but currently have 9.37 GB Free

I have a Shamu (Nexus 6) with Lollipop 5.1 build LMY47D, and I keep on getting NES errors whether it's installing an app, taking a screenshot or anything else... that is a system app. Whenever I ...
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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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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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Insufficient Storage error on Installing or Moving apps in Android JellyBean (4.1.2)

First of all, I've read and applied all the methods adviced here. And couldn't ask any help by adding a comment in those threads just because of I don't have 50 reputation. So if this question will ...
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Uninstalled Calendar Storage, Google Calendar not working

I wanted to uninstall the default Calendar app to replace with Google Calendar. However, I accidentally uninstalled Calendar Storage. I then uninstalled the default Calendar app. The Google ...
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my internal memory is empty but cant add new apps

Not enough storage when loading apps to my phone why is this and my internal memory is empty, also new 4gb memory card is brand new.