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Out of Memory but I have 173mb available.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Never!?, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Never!?

    Never!? Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Right now I am unable to read any text message due to an error that says "Low on Space: Phone Storage space is getting low".

    I checked my apps and such and it says that I have "Avail: 173 + 115mb in 27".

    I deleted all my text threads and im not sure if I deleted all my text permanently or not to make room. Ive delete ~5 apps I wasnt using and there doesn't seem to be a bunch of apps installed.

    How do I get rid of this?

  2. Traceamount

    Traceamount Well-Known Member

    Storage space = the space for data available on the phone (not the SD card). The "173mb available" youre seeing is the memory, not physical storage space. Try moving apps to SD that can be moved and/or deleting any you dont use.
  3. this doesn't make any sense to me. i have 6gb of phone storage space on the phone (not the sd card) free, and i'm getting the same "low memory" message.
  4. Traceamount

    Traceamount Well-Known Member

    As far as im aware, the EVO only has 1gig of storage IN the phone, not talkin about the SD card. A decent piece of that, idk how much, is used by the system software and whatnots. Correct me if im wrong.

    *Looks like it is 1 gig, and theres around 350mb left after installing system software.
  5. Slick1020

    Slick1020 Android Enthusiast

    All your apps should be moved to you SD card, but you can't move them all because some developers haven't coded their apps for froyo yet. An app has to be coded in order to move from the phone to the storage card and vice versa.
  6. Never!?

    Never!? Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    It seems I had a lot of room open but I still got the low mem. heh

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The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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