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internal memory is this a normal amount being used?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by roastedpepper, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. roastedpepper

    roastedpepper Well-Known Member
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    I'm wondering if I'm missing some internal memory. It says I have 188mb left I have like twenty apps and I caluclated it and it seems like about 30mb is missing. Or is that normal. Thanks.
     

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  2. Berry Convert

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    Just checked mine I'm at 190MB with 39 apps. I've never really paid attention since never seemed to have any issues.
     
  3. roastedpepper

    roastedpepper Well-Known Member
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    Oh wow so mine does seem to be using more especially if you have that many apps.
     
  4. skunkpbguy

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    Mine shows 79 MB left and there have to be well over a hundred apps on my phone..
     
  5. xmr405o

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    Check your system apps too. Some memory might be in use by an app's cache. Check your browser, market, and maps app.
     
  6. roastedpepper

    roastedpepper Well-Known Member
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    I cleared all my market apps caches no difference. But then I cleared browers went from 187 to 198 :O. Thanks. But its still kinda off I'm bringing it to verizon tomorow. I'm an android noob right now lol.
     
  7. roastedpepper

    roastedpepper Well-Known Member
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    Okay I figured out how to view all the applications on the phone including thr preloaded ones so it all makes sense now. But what does the cache do and is there a way to prevent it from using so much memory. Thanks again
     
  8. shadowdude777

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    I don't get why you're trying to scrounge for every MB of system memory you can. More system memory doesn't equal more performance. As long as you have over 50MB free as a buffer you should be fine, to tell the truth.
     
  9. roastedpepper

    roastedpepper Well-Known Member
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    Okay ill stop worrying about it thanks
     
  10. Psychokitty

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    In the forum dog house.
    I have over 140 apps at any given time, but I have gotten the "low memory" warning many times. I think some apps are more pron to writing log files and such, but I don't know if they are written to memory or the SD card. I do know that my memory amount does fluctuate quite a bit even with the same apps running. But even when it appears to be maxed out, rarely does it seem the cause of performance issues.
     
  11. thegreen

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    I have 58 downloads and 134 MB's left (about half).
     

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