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I installed a large app & it won't install but takes my storage! Now I have full storage but haven't the app?

I installed a large app (1.25GB game) but it won't install. Because of my low storage, it won't install. The said app not installing just like this; but it takes my storage. Now I have full storage ...
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What Is Using Up My Storage/Data on Android Phone?

First, I appreciate that there are lots of similar questions to this online, but they are often so specific that I haven't been able to solve this question myself (through online forums/questions/etc)....
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How to recover a deleted file from /data partition on a rooted phone?

I factory reset my rooted Android M phone but now I realize that there was a file in the /data directory which I need. Is it possible to create an image (.img or something similar) of the /data ...
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Why is my internal storage space constantly so low on my Samsung Galaxy A12 phone when I use an SD card?

My Galaxy A12 is always notifying me to delete unused files to avoid running slowly\apps not working correctly due to low internal storage space. I've moved any\every thing that's able to move to my ...
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Where do Android apps store data?

Could you list all the possible directories where Android apps may store data? Can you also provide description of the kind of data stored in each directory?
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Android Phone taking up more space than it should [duplicate]

I have a relatively new HTC ONE M8 running Android 5.0.1 (according to the settings page). The phone is supposed to have 10.5 GB space according to Windows, but at the moment only 945 MB is free (...
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Why is my internal memory almost full while the files add up to only a few gigabytes? [duplicate]

My HTC One M8 internal memory is almost full (15.40 out of 16). The phone says it's mostly applications. But when I connect it to my computer, go to Internal Storage and add the sizes of all ...
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How do I get rid of "System Data" that takes up half my hard drive? [duplicate]

So since I updated my phone, there seems to be a mysterious 3-4GB of "System Data" on my phone's hard drive that I can't get rid of. Here are some screenshots of this: I have an LG Leon running ...
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Galaxy Tab A (2016) always shows full memory [duplicate]

My tab always warns of dangerously low memory. It shows 15.4 GB used of 16gb even though the sum of the images, video, documents and apps is only around 2.5 GB (per attached image). I've tried disk ...
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System internal storage expected sizes on android smartphones

The storage numbers that appears in Android devices are hard to understand. I have look at Android devices with internal storage of 64GB and with System occupying 24GB and Android devices with ...
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How can I find out what's using all of my internal storage? [duplicate]

I'm using CyanogenMod 11 on an i9300. The internal memory of my phone is quite full, but when I tried to find out what was taking this space I found out something really strange. I installed the ...
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There's only 5.5 gb of stuff on my GalaxyTab A, why is my storage almost full?

I've deleted as much as I can. I only have a handful of apps and two pictures.
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Is it possible to manage Android Storage and Free Space through PC?

So my 64 GB phone (Realme 5 - 4 GB RAM variant) is throwing warnings of storage being full despite having 5-6 GB of free storage. As you can imagine, file management is kind of tricky on a smartphone. ...
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How can I find out where all my storage space is gone?

I've seen lots of posts here and elsewhere, including YouTube videos, about how to free up space on your android device or find out where it's all gone, including multiple redmi-specific ones, but ...
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How to show all folder sizes of Android phone in Windows file explorer?

When I run space analysis it shows about 50GB of others, and I don't what is that exactly, so I wanted to manage the space on file explorer on windows 11, but the thing is it doesn't show the folder &...

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