Memory used for the storage of user files and data. Encompasses both internal memory and external storage devices such as microSD cards.

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SD card not detected through Storage Sense

I am running Windows Phone 8.1 (8.10.12397.895) on a Nokia Lumia 810. Recently, I put an 8 GB microSD card in to the phone only to find the following. Storage Sense Files app So the memory ...
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My system files take 4,46Gb, is it normal?

It took less space yesterday (around 3Gb) And now 4,46... I remember trying to download a Game yesterday and the download failed at 75% cause I didn't have enough space. Maybe all the files I ...
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Store says I don't have enough space, but I do

I'm trying to download a Game called Dungeon Hunter 4, it takes around 700mb, I have more than 1,5Gb free and still I cant download the Game, it says i must clear space. Please help
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Scan your memory card : Message, at starting the phone

whenever I restart my phone A message pops up scan your memory card. As per command I have scanned it using my pc's Norton Antivirus. But the message is keep popping up. Although memory card is ...
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Deleted photos still using storage?

My phone was running low on storage after a few months of snapping photos using the JPG + RAW option in the Lumia 1020. I used the Windows Phone tool for OS X to backup all the files to my Mac, and ...
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How to save audio in WhatsApp?

Is there any way to save an audio recording on WhatsApp to my phone? I have been sent a few recordings of friends singing and I don't know how to save the actual audio onto my phone without having to ...
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how to store games and apps in SD card in lumia phone [duplicate]

I'm using Nokia Lumia 620. My phone memory is full and I would like to save apps in SD card to free up phone memory. How can I do this?
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Transfer of apps from phone to sd card [duplicate]

How to transfer apps & games from phone to sd card? As lumia 520 has only 7 GB memory space.I want to download other apps too but due to shortage of space,not able to do it.So is it possible that ...
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How do I clean App Data of specific app?

I see on settings page that apps such Twitter and Translate store some App Data: How do I clean that App Data? Tried to clean Temporary files in Storage Check, but it didn't help.
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Is there a way to keep the app data even after uninstallation?

I have a game that I'd like to temporarily uninstall, but I want to keep its app data. When I re-install it later, I can have everything that I had in the game before the installation. Is this even ...
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Increasing Others Storage Memory

When I was updated to GDR-3 and all my applications were re-installed the Others in Storage Check was around 600 MB. But last week I uninstalled a game of 800 MB and streamed videos. After a day the ...
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Windows Phone 8 slower with SDCARD in than without

I have two Nokia Lumia 720's, one with an SD Card and one without one installed. The one without the SD Card is much slower on every operation. What gives? It's a fast class 10 SD Card from a big ...
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Trouble with reserved space from other computers (Lumia 900)

My (Win 7.8)Lumia 900's primary computer was my work laptop(say SYS1). One day my work laptop crashed. The IT team had the OS re-installed on a new Hard disk and gave it with the restored backup, how ...
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lumia 710 temporary files

I have lumia 710 with OS Version 7.10.8862.144 and firmware revision number - 1600.3036.8853.12440 When I use Storage Cleaner, it shows 15.48 MB available space and temporary files - 5.28 GB. I ...
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space occupied by other files in Storage Check in WP8 [duplicate]

I'm using Lumia 620, WP8. In the storage check option in Settings tab, i can able to see the spaces allocated by the files. Its listing the files in the order so as that last option is other. How ...
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What is the “Other Memory” in my HTC Windows 8S

I am using HTC Windows 8S, the device is good but the main problem is with the "Other Memory" in the Memory Section. The size of the Other Memory is exceeding day by day, I performed factory reset ...
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How to store games/apps on an SD card

I have a Nokia Lumia 520. My phone memory is full, so I'm not able to download new games. Is there any way to download games/apps to SD memory?
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I cant connect nokia lumia 510 to my laptop.I want to send songs from my PC to phone

WIndows Nokia Lumia 510 phone problem in connecting it to my Laptop. I just connected it it is getting charged but not showing any prompt.
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How to clean space after update?

I recently updated my Windows Phone 8 firmware but I noticed that it didn't clean the memory. I have 12 Gb of used space under "others". And I have no idea what's in there. Plus, I have 9 Gb of ...
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How to save offline maps to SD card?

I own a Nokia Lumia 620 which has 8GB internal memory and allows up to 64GB SD card. The approx 6GB internal memory available are quite limiting to store a lot of offline maps. Is it possible to ...
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Is storage capacity of Windows Phones advertised as an overall total, or available space?

Recently, news has surfaced (no pun intended) that Microsoft's tablets don't actually leave all of the advertised storage space available to the user - much of it is taken up by the Windows OS. Does ...
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If I add a MicroSD card to my phone will everything be erased?

I am waiting for a MicroSD card to come in the mail and was wondering if I should bother setting up my phone before I install it. I'm not sure how WP8 will deal with the extra storage and suspect it ...
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Does Windows Phone 8 support mass storage mode?

My experience with Windows Phone has been limited to the Lumia 610, so I was not surprised when the phone could not connect to the PC in mass storage mode (as far as I can tell, this feature is not ...
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Keeping track of application memory

How to know which application is consuming what amount of memory on my phone. With only 2Gb of songs and approx 30-40 apps my phone shows 200 Mb left when connected to Zune. This is a pain. How to ...
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Where are the videos from 3rd party apps saved

I have whatsapp installed on my lumia 710 running on 7.5 tango. Yesterday one of my friends send a Picture and video but I deleted the chat later. Now, I can find the image in pictures album Saved, ...
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Garbage cleanup on windows phone

From a sole user perspective, are there any ways or tools to keep the phone clean and fresh. I mean people install and remove many apps daily on their phone which must leave a lot of foot prints on ...
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How to understand reserved space and the storage usage graph?

In Zune, I have set the Reserved space setting for my phone to 5%. However, when I look at the usage graph the reserved space is at over 50%. What exactly does that mean? How can I free some of it ...
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Is it possible to see a breakdown of the reserved space and other content?

Zune on my laptop shows that I have a huge 3.26 GB of space taken up by this category of items. This seems disproportionately large - I do not recall installing so many apps, and the reserved space ...
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Where do downloaded files go?

I downloaded a file(pdf) from a webpage using the internet explorer in Windows Mango. As soon as i downloaded, i was able to see the document in Adobe PDF reader. But where is the file stored? how do ...
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Is it possible to use my phone as a mass storage device to transfer files between two otherwise disconnected computers?

I sometimes have the need for a way for transferring relatively large files (e.g. zip archives) between two computers, and don't always remember to have a USB stick with me. Is it possible to use a ...
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How do I tell how much space my applications use

My phone is usually pretty full and I don't really have much music or photos on it, so most of the space is used by probably over 100 applications I have installed. Is there a way to see which ...