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Old April 10th, 2012, 06:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How is 16GB storage allocated

Loving my new HTC One S, however I'm a bit confused as to the true availability of the supposed 16GB storage.

See the attached screenshot, however my phone shows the following:
Internal Storage:
Total space: 2.21GB

Phone Storage:
Total space: 9.93GB

to me that adds up to only just over 12GB. Where has the rest gone? I understood that the 16GB was on top of the operating system.

Regardless of the answer to the above, i'm also concerned about what seems the partitioning of the space between "internal storage" available for the install of apps, and "phone storage" which I presume is for media (photos, music etc.)

Grateful for any clarity/comments...
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4GB are for OS and Sense.

The 2GB internal storage are for the apps.

The 10GB phone storage are for your files and for the apps's data.

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4GB are for OS and Sense.

The 2GB internal storage are for the apps.

The 10GB phone storage are for your files and for the apps's data.

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not that I'm about to do it, but does rooting the phone allow some more control over the allocation of the space shared between the 2GB and 10GB?
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not that I'm about to do it, but does rooting the phone allow some more control over the allocation of the space shared between the 2GB and 10GB?
I don't think so, but I'm not sure.
An expert should answers that question

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Can't remember where I saw it, but it said how on a Google search I did.
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Can app allocation be adjusted by root?
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Really need an answer. It may determine my decision
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Really need an answer. It may determine my decision
Are you afraid that 2.11GB aren't enough for all apps on the phone?

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Are you afraid that 2.11GB aren't enough for all apps on the phone?
2GB should be plenty for apps considering you really only need apps that can't be moved to the SD card (system apps, apps where you have a widget, no app2sd support, etc.) put on that internal memory partition.

Since it's all one memory chip, access time shouldn't be slower like it might be with an external SD card.

That all make sense?
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DUH !!!!! Lol @ myself. Thanks Lex. Forgot about link2 SD.
LOL SORRY. I should be flogged. Can you get Carly from T-Mo to do it for me please
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