Questions tagged [internal-storage]

Use this tag for questions concerning the internal storage space on your device that can be used for installing applications and their associated data.

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What's with all the “unnecessary” data in Android 6?

So I just finished updating my phone from Android 6 to 7. Before downloading the update, I had two point something GB of free internal storage space. The update was one point something GB of size, ...
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No Internal Storage in One Touch 8020A

http://es.tinypic.com/r/2vx3zwn/9 I have only 2 apps and I can not download anything, its a One Touch 8020A. I have nothing in the internal space, onlynin the SD Card and I am not able to download ...
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Android suddenly freed up several GB of space itself? (Note 3)

My Note3 has been nearly full (~500MB or so left) for a month or so. Tonight I was web-browsing in Chrome, and accidentally hit "download" on a gigantic multi-GB file on archive.org. Chrome froze up ...
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My internal memory(not free storage) just vanished?

I own a lenovo vibe c, currently running Android 5.1. The phone has an internal memory of 16 GB. The phone ran well for about 8 months, and as my mother used it more it was not put to heavy tasks ...
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Why can't I move apps to the external memory on Huwait P8 lite 2017?

I have a Huawei P8 Lite 2017 phone and it is slow as hell simply because the internal memory is almost full. I have a 64-G microSD card, but for some reason I can’t move any of my applications to that ...
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Pull data from disabled device

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6, with a completely disabled screen. I want to pull recent images and data from it. USB Debugging is enabled, but the phone needs a passcode for me to access its' data. Is ...
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My Android phone shows insufficient memory even after deleting all the apps on internal storage

Please help me on this. My android phone started behaving weird these days. I have 32GB internal memory on the phone. earlier i had only 17% used. but one fine day it started showing 99% used even ...
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WhatsApp storage problem

My problem is that the WhatsApp stores all the data in the phone memory, which is almost used up. If I move the WhatsApp folder to sd card, then I'll not be able to access anything from the app. Is ...
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Cant' uninstall app; it shows up on home screen but not app drawer or installed apps list

An app called APP Lock installed on my phone yesterday and I have no clue how it got there. I can't find the app under the Play Store installed apps, my app drawer, or any folder within the system ...
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Can't access internal storage from normal system but I can in TWRP?

I have Lenovo K3 Note and I flash NEXUS-V2.5 rom. System works fine I think but I can't access anything through file managers,sdcard, sdcard0, sdcard1 are empty, but they have files on them, which are ...
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Memory full without any heavy apps

I dont have any heavy apps on my phone, but still a major part of memory of my k3note is occupied with 'others'.
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Open With to Save As

Does anyone know of an Android app that shows up in the 'Open With' dialog for any file type and allows me to save the file to local storage? For example: when I open an Google Inbox PDF attachment I ...
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GMail “couldn't sync”, though I can watch long videos in YouTube

I have run out of space in my smartphone (got the message Storage space running out: Some system functions may not work). I know this is defined as a threshold of 10% of internal disk space (8 GB). So,...
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How can I flash gapps onto an unbranded, custom storage disk?

I want to flash the gapps package onto a custom storage disk. It is unbranded. It has Android 5.1 arm but no google apps (no google play, google play services, etc). I don't wish to root my phone. I ...
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Moto G 2nd Gen Photos disappearing

I am using Moto g 2nd Gen. I have a weird problem with my phone. If I took any photos & leave those in my phone. After 2-3 months I cant able to view those photos. Gallery shows a Grey image as ...
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Does Downgrading from Android Marshmallow to Lollipop wipes data?

After an OTA upgrade to Marshmallow, Android Locksceen is no longer accepting my 4 digit PIN, I have been using this PIN for the past 7 months without any problems. So, I know for sure that I haven't ...
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Issues with SD Card “Reinsert SD Card” for Internal Storage (Adoptable Storage) Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

I have HTC One M8 GPE with Andorid 6.0 Marshmallow installed. I used my Transcend Micro SD Card as Internal Storage / Adoptable Storage. At morning I got the message "Transcend SD Card Missing. ...
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Where is the option for sd card?

I want to save my YouTube video in sd card but i am unable to do that there is no option of sd card in offline video.then tell exact solution??
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Lineage OS : SD card as internal storage

I have set SD card as internal storage on custom ROM Lineage 14.1. Today, I have installed a official nightly, no issues during installation(on twrp, I cannot read external SD card). And, after reboot ...
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Is it possible for rooted phone to move internal SD to external SD?

I want to make my internal space solely for app installation and then the rest of the data (e.g. big game files, etc) I want to go to my external SD instead. How do I do this with a fully rooted phone ...
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Broken device after uninstalling King Root

I uninstalled the King Root app after rooting my phone. Now my system isn't working correctly. Symptoms: When going in Settings->Storage it says "System Used : 16.00GB" (All my storage). I do not ...
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extSDCard as internal Storage - how does Androied manage app & data location

Since Android 6.0 is it possible to use the external SD card as internal storage. If you do so all data on it will be erased and the card will be repartitioned. I'm quite new to Android > 5.0 but I ...
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Where to compare flash memory (internal memory) performance?

I used some apps from Google Play ("Disk Speed / Performance Test" and "A1 SD Bench") to get some metrics for the internal storage (NAND flash memory) of my tablet. I got +/- 25 MB/s reading, +/- 9 ...
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Nextbook 8 internal storage error

So my nextbook 8 tablet has always been very finicky. I can do with the power button troubles and everything, but theres one thing that made my tablet near useless. I was on a trusted app, when ...
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Google now cannot display cards because of low storage space

My android phone has 5.5gb of internal storage and I have used around 3.9. I have the rest of the apps on a SD card set as adoptable storage . Google now says it cannot display cards because of low ...
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Mount sdcard partition as /data

I originally wanted to comment here to ask a clarification question. But as I haven't enough reputation and it seems there isn't any private messaging possible, I opened this new question. The device ...
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Almost all memory is used up by files symply classified as “Other”. How do I fix it?

Currently using an HTC Desire 510 with Android 4.4.3 It has a total of roughly 3.8 GB interal storage (not counting application storage). But about 3GB are occupied by what the phone considers "Other ...
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Android 4.4.2 on Sumsung S4 has 100MB free from 5.18GB , what is using all the space

I cannot install disk-usage as i have no space. Ive tried deleting stuff, removing apps...etc but am only ambe to get back small amount. Something is using up an enormous amount of disk-space. What is ...
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How to link cloud storage to android phone storage?

I want to link Cloud storage like Dropbox or Google drive (or other alternatives) directly to android phone storage folders like Apps, media in order to save media files to cloud storage instead of ...
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How can I install apps onto my 2nd partition of my SD Card?

I created a 2nd partition on my SD card. It has the FAT32 file system. Then I used Link2SD to create the mount scripts. In the settings, I changed the default install location to External. The below ...
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Internal memory explanation

I have a Moto E 2º Gen, 8gb internal memory. If we substract the Android OS requirements, i'm left with 4.98 Gb, which appears as available internal memory. It shows 4.11Gb used memory, however, ...
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Can a Samsung galaxy prime be upgraded from 8GB to higher without adding an SD card?

Can a Samsung galaxy prime be upgraded from 8GB to higher without adding an SD card or am I better off to upgrade to a phone with more internal memory? I currently have a 30GB SD card installed and ...
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Internal storage has been wiped out in blink of an eye

I connected my phone (Redmi 1S) to my PC (Windows 7 64-Bit) as media device to view and copy files from PC to phone's internal storage. I saw some unwanted files & folder are present in storage ...
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How to remove apps from Knox

I have a Samsung galaxy s7 edge 32gb. Recently I found out that out of the 32gb at least 8gb is being used by apps inside Knox, not knox itself, but apps inside it. So How can I delete apps like ...
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How to improve app loading speed in custom ROM?

I have installed Official Cyanogenmod 14.1 ROM on my Redmi 1s. I have installed only 20 user apps(out of 20,6 are google apps).I am facing app loading delay for some apps like dialer, settings, camera ...
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Mounted SD card not working

I recently mounted an SD card to my phone. But when I tried to download an application from the play store, a message popped up saying my phone didn't have any storage on it, saying my internal ...
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Android can´t see the Internal Storage

My Android tells me I don´t have anything on my Internal Storage, but adb shell says I have a file on my Internal Storage (/storage/emulated/0) for example an apk file. Furthermore I haven´t any ...
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My Phone Time-Travelled Again. How? and Why?

I have a Moto G XT1033 with ResurrectionRemix-M-5.6.8-20160502-falcon ROM. Yesterday night after a low battery alert I had a Whatsapp unread notification from my friend. I opened the message and ...
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lenovo a6000 internal storage 0 mb. unable to mount data. system cache

My phone is Lenovo A6000 Plus. It got encrypted by mistake and now after a lots of efforts its got bricked. No OS. TWRP is running only after getting command though fastboot boot recovery.img. ...
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X8 mini, use phone storage for apps

I have an iOcean x8 mini. I am getting insufficient storage error when trying to install apps. So I went to my settings - data storage and see this. So there are 2 storages in my phone. The apps are ...
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S3 On CM 14.1: Made SD Internal Storage, Reversed, Now “Empty” Internal Shared Storage On PC

I have a Galaxy S3 on CM 14.1 (Android 7.1.1). I formatted the SD Card as internal storage. Then I couldn't access my internal storage from my PC, so I switched back. I formatted the SD Card to ...
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Internal storage used space readings differ

Context I have a Motorola XT1068 phone with Android 6.0. It has 8GB of internal storage, of which 2.5GB are for the OS and 5.5GB for data. At one point, when connecting it to my computer, I noticed ...
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Android 7.1.1 takes 4gb of space on Nexus 5x

I have recently updated my Nexus 5x to Android 7.1.1 and noticed that now operating system takes 4gb of my internal storage. These 4gb are a bit critical to me as I have 16gb model. I have found one ...
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I have this 64 gig microSD and it seems I can't utilize it

I have an LG Stylo with 16GB internal storage and just bought a 64GB microSD because I was tired of running out of space. So I manually moved all of the apps I could to the external storage. This ...
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Boot from sdcard

I did something to my phone(Huawei Ascend Y550-L01) and now it displays: The internal storage is probably dead. So I had this idea. Maybe I can boot from the sdcard? If it's possible, how can I do it?...
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ZTE runs out of space continuously

My ZTE Z791G keeps running out of space. I keep deleting applications. The only thing use I have left is for notes and calendar, and pretty soon those will be squeezed out. It is running Android 4.4....
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Downloading to sd card issues

Recently bought a Vodafone Smart Mini 7 (VFD-300) running Android version 6.0. Even though I have changed my default write disk to sd card, every time I download an app from play store, it downloads ...
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Can't install apps on SD card

I'v got the Alcatel One Touch Pop C9 It has not much space by itself, thats why I use a SD card. I tried to set the SD card as default install. But everytime I want to install something I get the ...
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Internal memory almost full

I've got Samsung Galaxy J5 with Marshmallow 6.0.1 and in this phone I've got internal memory of 8 gb and a memory card of 8gb. I've stored every little picture and audio in external memory and many ...
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Unable to download apps

I have a zte phone. No space pops up when downloading apps; however, have phone storage space of 411MB available and SD space of 1.82 GB available. Can someone help me with this problem?