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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by ronshl1, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. ronshl1

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    My Samsung Galaxy 5 keeps saying "out of storage". I have deleted everything I know and yet it doesn't make a difference. All photos/apps are on SD card. The majority of the problem is that "Miscellaneous Files" is more than 5gb. I don't recognize any of the names (e.g. .face, thumbnails,) so I am wary of deleting any files without guidance.

    Can anyone help?

    thanks!
     

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  2. Dannydet

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    You could try an app called SD Maid off the playstore.
     
  3. Hadron

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    But you still need to think about what you let it delete: it's a powerful tool and can easily remove stuff you'd rather it didn't.
     
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    I looked at SD Maid, still have it installed, but I never got brave enough to let it do anything... :eek:

    Don't have any issues that need to be "fixed", so why fix something until it is broke? :thinking:
     
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    Is the internal storage accesible? Are you installing an app? where is the "out of storage occuring? Where is the mysterious files put?
     

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