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Clearing System Storage & Ram

Is there any other way to clear System Storage and Ram on my phone? I have a Samsung Galaxy Pocket. I can clear some Ram thru Task Manager, and all apps (that will allow it) have been moved to the sd ...
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reduce size of videos

Videos made on my android device have a size of about 70 MByte per minute. How to reduce to size of the videos? I guess (but don't know) that a clever CPU intensive transformation with a better ...
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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.
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Storage and downloading files

I bought a new phone and everytime I save a picture from Twitter, the browser or a bbm profile it always saves in my phone storage not my SD card. I was wondering if there's a way to make them save ...
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insufficent storage space for apps

Have a new zenithink C95 tablet.Getting insufficient storage space error when installing apps.Have 16 gig internal flash drive and 16 gig SD card which still have 12 gig and 14 gig still available....
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What's mnt in misc in internal storage?

On an Android device, checking storage in the normal system settings, it reports that only 7.9 MB out of 1.29 GB of internal storage is free. It lists 1.20 GB of Misc files. Checking the misc files, ...
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There is insufficient space on the device

My phone is rooted and I have android terminal installed. How can I fix this " There is insufficient space on the device" when installing from Google play. However when I install from Apk file it ...
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USB storage damaged-it may need reformating Samsung galaxy SHW-M110S

Accidently i removed battery from my celphone while the phone was intializing the internal memory. and now getting a notification that it may need reformatting but i am more concerned with the data i ...
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USB Storage Problem

I bought a new smartphone and everything was fine when I connected with my computer. I don't know what exactly I did but after I unplug it an app called 'System UI' was spamming my screen to turn off ...
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How to download apps on 4gb storage so I can move it to the SD card?

I have a HTC Wildfire S, and it's only got 4GB storage. I have a 16GB mirco SD card, but I can't download things because I'm out of the 4GB space (I don't know how ... ), so I can't get them installed ...
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What space am I running out of when trying to install an app?

I am trying to install a new app that is around 2MB (owncloud client), but it fails with "Insufficient storage space...". From the above screenshot I can't find a partition (other than the few apps) ...
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tablet won't permanently keep or remove apps

I have an 8" android tablet running Android 2.2 (froyo). It works fine, except anything installed will not be retained when you re-start the device. Plus, if I want to remove the one and only app I ...
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Storage space issues

I've changed the default install location from my Galaxy 2 but now I can't use the apps because it says: "to open Facebook, you need more free storage on your phone. Please uninstall applications or ...
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All apps crash all the time

I have a Sony Xperia U which worked fine. I did not change anything lately. Today all apps crash on startup. Even Play Store, com.google.process.gapps and android.process.acore. The media gallery ...
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Why synchronization doesn't work whereas I have 265 MB of free space

Snchronization doesn't work whereas I have 265 MB of free space: Why? I use Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2.
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Reorganizing Android storage

My Android device (rk2928, Android 4.1.1) currently has NAND flash on sdcard and the SD card on external_sd. Moving an app to SD keeps it in flash but takes up more of it total, so I'd like to ...
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Need to reinstall “Calendar Storage”

Using "Clean Master" I deleted the "calendar storage" system app, not knowing that this is my calendar app. need to find the .apk to re-install. I did find "TouchWizCalendar.apk" and put it into my ...
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'Insufficient storage' when installing Google play services

Before you hit reply or scream duplicate - read through what I've done. The phone is a rooted HTC One X running 4.2.2 and ViperX custom ROM with 836 MB free space on 'app' storage and 6.6 GB free ...
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Does 'installation unsucessful' apps occupy space in SD card

After downloading some of the apps from google store I get a notification stating phone memory low and subsequently the installation gets failed.My question does these not installed app files get ...
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How do i fix optimus zone/dynamic storage?

The problem is, there is no "move to sd" option when you try to switch over an app. This is a problem because the internal storage is 1 GB and phone storage is about 200MB. This is not enough to ...
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Reasonably how much free space should one leave for best performance?

(Reasonably because freeing space brings diminishing returns, correct or no?) Background I'm testing different SD card schedulers to get the best performance. I'm assuming that when I will have more ...
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nexus 4 “storage space running out” issue

I'm using Nexus 4 which is not rooted. My phone started to giving me the low memory warning after have lot pic n video recording. I deleted stuff of about 400 MB, but still when I try to install an ...
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Music files become unplayable after transferring to sd card

I am currently using Sony Xperia L. After I transfer mp3 files from internal storage to sd card using the option from settings the files become corrupted and can not be played. What will be the ...
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What is the file location of the sound files used in the Google Now application

I am trying to find the audio file that is played immediately after you manually start audio input via tapping the round microphone button on the search line of the Google Now application or saying "...
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Storage space is getting low - service has been disabled

I'm running Android 4.1.2 on a Droid Razr maxx HD. I have the default email linked to my GoDaddy email and I can receive email fine. I used to be able to send email, but now I get this message when I ...
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Replacing the flash chip on a Galaxy Nexus

A little background I have two Galaxy Nexus phones: one reported lost(was lost) 32GB and a current 16GB version. Current Issue I'm trying to put the 32GB flash chip into the current phone. Which ...
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Huawei Ascend P6, Moving maps to external sdcard

I bought an Huawei Ascend P6, which comes with 8GB internal phone storage. But only ~4GB are available for the "internal storage". I installed my apps, which include Tomtom Europe and Copilot Europe, ...
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internal sd storage partition/mount problem

I got my nexus 7 2013 a few weeks ago. It worked great for some time until I decided to flash a kernel that claimed to add support for CIFS windows shares mount. After installing this kernel, when the ...
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Archiving photos sent to Gmail

My only access to computer is my Samsung epic cell phone. My storage is getting full because I take a lot of photos. If I send them to Gmail & archive them. Will this free up some storage space in ...
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Can I use the internal storage in the Wildfire S to store music and photos?

I have a Wildfire S for a couple of weeks while my actual phone is off for repair. I can't use the camera or anything like that because it just says "Insert SD Card". If I look at the storage I can ...
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How to store data on internal memory on LG Optimus 4X HD

After first use of LG optimus 4x HD I set storing of photo and video files on a SD card. Now I want this files to be saved back on internal memory.But I can't find where I did this setting. Please ...
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How to delete Images on Android 8.1.0?

Android is complaining of dwindling storage space. I regularly delete personal files to comply with its demands and can now use but 20 Gb of a 32 Gb storage unit. Recently I noticed an item called ...
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How do i get rid of uneccessary System Memory?

So, its as the title says - My Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is filled up.. Not with apps, but with "System Memory".. The device only has 8 gb of Storage, and about ~48%+ of that is used by System Memory. (...
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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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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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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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New Message error message, PHONE STORAGE IS FULL, but it's not

I have a user who receives the "Phone storage is full." message when trying to create a new text message. It appears immediately when clicking "New Message". However the user has like 20GB free on ...
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Flash losing space

I am using Samsung Galaxy Superior running on cm 12.1, and I am losing space on my flash(Internal Storage). I tried to delete all the files on it, but I find I am still lack of space. The composition ...
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Why can't I take pictures?

Every time I go into my camera it says "your storage is full" I've deleted apps I've deleted pictures and I've cleared data and cleared cache and everything so why can't I take pictures it and it ...
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No storage on my samsung s3 mini

Why is my samsung s3 mini saying that I have no storage when I clearly have aload of space from deleting data; pictures, apps and music files?
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How can I move apps from phone to sd card?

I have an LG P769 android phone, running android 4.1.2 and my storage is only 2gb. I have a 4gb sd card inside the phone as well. My apps are taking up 1.32gb and I am receiving 2 warning messages: "...
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How do I access the root folder of the phone's internal storage using the PC?

How can I access my internal phone storage on PC? I mean the root storage, the path. So that I could put back the lost app on the system storage.
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Moving apps to SD card will free up RAM Storage space

Hi I want to know New App installation deals with phone storage(ROM) or RAM. And does moving apps to SD card will clear RAM.
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Can you download app to your ad card and still play then

I want to down load app to my ad card so I can download mode apps but it won't let me download apps to it and still play them
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The category “Other” in my Storage takes 4GB out of 6GB on my Internal Storage, any way to clean it?

I have HTC One S. When I open my Storage , it says : 4.10GB/6.07GB ; Apps: 220MB ; Other : 3.88GB ; Available: 1.97GB . That's after I restarted my phone on Backup & Reset. I did it several times ...