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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bobl61, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. bobl61

    bobl61 Active Member
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    After I rooted my phone, and uninstalled useless apps, my internal storage went down to 70MB. All new apps are set to install on SD Card by default. Any that don't, I move to the SD card. Now my internal storage is at 90MB. I use a cache cleaner, and am defragmenting now. Question is... why has my internal storage gone up by 20MB :thinking:
     

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  2. cwhatever

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    that is because some of it is still on internal. if you install a custom rom they use ext-to sd and that uses sd memory as internal and you need a kernal to do this. they have a half ass rom that is stock and does this or there are roms that do this too. i rooted and tried a lot of ways and nothing works like a custome rom. check them out.
     
  3. cwhatever

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    if you rooted your phone the best place to post and ask about info is in the rooted section.
     
  4. creed10

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    I love the profile pic can you hmu with a link?
    Btw, if you get an 8 or 16GB micro sdcard, partition it to ext4 using cwm and flash a custom rom, you can get up to 4GB of internal storage. (More if you partition using some other method)
     
  5. The~Skater~187

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    Yes you can. You can also partition your sd for swap (virtual ram).
    You can find all the links and info you need here:
    http://androidforums.com/galaxy-pre...l-things-root-guide-updated-09-29-2012-a.html
     
  6. Sjbstowe

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    What exactly is swap?

    Lol nm I'm going through the link you provided.
     

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