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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nagrom, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. Nagrom

    Nagrom Well-Known Member
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    Hi Guys.

    Okay so i just went download crazy, and went down to 6MB from 30MB. So I decided to have a clean out. Having a rooted Desire with A2SD running, I went through my memory heaviest apps, and cleared about 70MB. These included 39MB NFS Shift, and a few other games, and apps.

    However.....

    My phone is STILL reading only 6MB free memory.

    The weird thing is the stuff I've moved is DEFIANTLY now on the card, as I cant run NFS Shift while using the card as a drive.

    Any idea what could be causing this issue? I even rebooted the phone to definatly clear the caches, and other memory resident crap.

    Thanks in advance

    Andy.
     

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  2. I reboot normally clears it for me.
     
  3. Nagrom

    Nagrom Well-Known Member
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    Rebooted twice now, and still no different. I've even uninstalled some of these apps that I installed, but it still seems stuck on 6MB.
     
  4. Rastaman-FB

    Rastaman-FB Well-Known Member
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    when its refering to memory is this not refering to ram?
    could this not be running tasks heavily?

    usually i refer to stuff as storage when it comes to installations and files
     
  5. Nagrom

    Nagrom Well-Known Member
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    Using Quick System Info Pro, it says that my INTERNAL storage is now 6.30MB. MEMORY is 109MB free.

    Next guess? *sigh*
     
  6. anoniemouse

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    That game nfs shift, i found it consumed 39mb internal ram on its own when i installed it.
    When i uninstalled it the memory never got released, only cure i found was to reinstall my rom.
    I now only install apps from market place because of that problem.
    Hope this helps.
     
  7. Rastaman-FB

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    hmmm, someting has a massive cache
     
  8. I've got an app called CacheMate, clears all the caches with the press of one button, must be root though.
     
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