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Accessories The curious case of the vanishing internal phone storage

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by master_yoda, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. master_yoda

    master_yoda Well-Known Member
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    How can the internal phone storage lose 5mb in 1 day when I havnt installed any new apps or added any new contacts etc?

    All I have done in the last 24 hours is send a few texts and browse the internet on my handset, so I asumed it must be internet cache/history/cookies etc, so I deleted/cleared all these.. guess what .. still the 5mb is missing. :thinking:

    Any ideas where this could have gone and how to get it back again?

    Cheers
     

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  2. Eugene's Mac

    Eugene's Mac Well-Known Member
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    You try a reboot? I have found that deleting cache tends to only be recognized in the memory usage after a reboot
     
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  3. PJD

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    Have just had a look at mine still have 47MB disk space this as remained constant for quite a few days. I do send and receive loads of texts have not deleted them from the phone also do not surf the internet that much but 47MB is still displayed
     
  4. master_yoda

    master_yoda Well-Known Member
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    No, thanks ... I'll check it again after a reboot

    EDIT: Just done a reboot, and Ive actually gained 22mb!!! note: this was the first time ive cleared the internet history/cache/cookies since Ive had the phone (10 days)

    Nice one
     
  5. antipesto93

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    yeah its most likly the browser cache, it gets huge!
     
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