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In general: Cache is temporary files. One example might be thumbnails for contacts in a social media app. These can be cleared without any major effect — the app can just download them again when it needs to — and if space is low the Android OS may remove cache files itself. Data is the "important" information. This might include credentials ...


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App developers decide what information to be kept in "data" and what to be kept in "cache". Usually, "data" is used for account info, settings, saved activity data, game scores, and whatever is need to be kept permanently. Clearing data will make your app "forget" everything like you have reinstalled it. "Cache" holds all information and files that can be ...


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Nope. Deleting things in the system partition has no effect on the amount of usable internal storage - the system partition is reserved for the ROM and mounted read only by default. Only deleting things in /data and /sdcard will affect the amount of space available to you.


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It depends on multiple factors Does this phone have a micro SD slot? Micro SD make it easy to extend the phone's storage in this case I think a 16 or 32 go version should be fine unless you have a large app library then it's best to take bigger size . In your personal use, do you install a lot of apps and games? Do you install and play large games on ...


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Your phone has two spaces where it can store apps, the internal memory and the SD card. It seems like the internal memory has filled up completely. To remedy this, go to Settings > Apps and move any apps you can to the SD card/external storage (by clicking an app, then click 'move to external storage' or similar). This will free up space on internal storage ...


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Eventually I solved it by connecting the device to my pc, running adb shell and then running su in order to grant root privileges. After that, to list all the partitions, I used the df command - and in each partition I generated a file big enough to fill all of the free space with random data (generated using the command dd if=/dev/urandom of=junkfile.txt ...


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You can find the files after download in : Storage -> emulated -> 0 -> Download or also for example just for Pictures after download, you can go to Gallery and then click on the picture and See Details of the picture you need to file path.


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It happens to me also. but you can solve it very easily. 1. Go to file manager anf open DCIM folder. 2. In DCIM folder you can find a hidden file named thumbnails. 3. this should be a very large file. Delete that file. Now check free space in your SD Card. (thumbnails will be created automatically after deleting. So delete it every day to free space.)



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