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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Free up space in Mail & Messaging after deleting mail accounts

I am using a Lumia 730 windows phone which I recently updated to windows 10. The update is installed and the very next day it gives a message for more updates. When I try to install, my phone is out ...
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How to increase storage in Lumia 520?

So in my Lumia I have the internal storage and I added a mini SD memory. However I just can save Media content on the SD card but the apps are still installed on internal storage and I struggle with ...
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How to mass delete photos?

I'm trying to free up some space on my phone so I uploaded my photos to OneDrive on my PC. I'd like to delete all my photos from Camera Roll now. Instead of checking each one to be deleted is there a ...
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How to restore the data in SD CARD which got lost during scanning ?

Yesterday morning I removed the charger plug from my phone and suddenly a message popped asking me to scan the SD card (I don't have any antivirus installed in the phone), I clicked Scan and when I ...
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Lumia 640XL Storage never finishes to show the app list with size

My Lumia 640XL only has 260MB free on phone. The micro SD 64Gb almost half free. The phone is misbehaving. Some apps shows no memory available, the camera does not display button to take photos, and a ...
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Free space for Windows 10 Insider?

How much internal storage space should be available before installing Windows 10 via the Insider program?
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System files using 21 GB of space?

On my Verizon Lumia Icon (929), the "System" files are taking up 21.23 GB of my 32 GB of fixed space (doesn't support a micro sd card). Everything I've read indicates that System files should take up ...
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Microsoft Lumia 950 that has erroneous low storage warnings, poor battery life, gets very warm and will not download phone update 10.0.10586.29?

What should I do to fix a brand new Microsoft Lumia 950 that has erroneous low storage warnings, poor battery life, gets very warm and will not download phone update 10.0.10586.29? Following is the ...
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Incomplete download from Store

I was downloading Tiny Troopers 2, but i canceled, now i can't delete the incomplete download. He is allocated on the Others storage. Specs: Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia 535
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How to clear phone memory in Windows 10?

I want to clear the phone memory of my Windows 10 phone, however, phone memory does not show up in storage, it only shows the SD card. In Windows Phone 8.1 we could see both phone memory and SD card, ...
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How can I clear cache of app?

I have Lumia 730(windows 8.1) phone. I just went through some apps and want to clear cache memory of some apps. How can I clear app data, cache?
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How to move to Windows 10 when using apps on SD card?

Some months back I got the message on my Lumia 640XL that I could try/move to Windows 10. I did, but since I have all my apps on SD card and the internal memory does not have enough memory to fit all ...
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System uses 6GB out of 7

I'm using Windows Phone 10 (with windows insider) and System occupies 6GB out of 7GB on my phone, leaving only 1GB free where I can barely fit some apps into. Additionally, if I have lower than 10MB ...
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External Storage MicroSD card

When the phone specs say "Expansion card slot supports microSD™ memory card for up to 128GB additional storage". Is that 128GB for the RAM (short-term memory) or the ROM (long term memory)
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“Other” Storage is what on a Lumia Icon? [duplicate]

I am receiving an out of storage message on my Nokia Lumia Icon phone. When I check my storage I see it has 19GB of data under the Other category. I have no idea what this data is. How do I find out ...
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No data to free space in phone

I've been using a Lumia 620 for the last 2 years. Now my phone is getting slower and slower. I have moved all my data to the SD card, but it is still showing only 500MB out of 8 GB. When try to remove ...
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problem with memory in lumia 920

I have lumia 920 and win 8.1 cyan. I have some problem with my memory when I use storage sense it tell me my system file is 10 GB and other file is zero when I use storage check it tell me my system ...
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Refresh Music Player in lumia 535

Everytime I add a new song to my phone...either from Bluetooth or Download or others,I get them when I check my files. But unfortunately I need to switch off my phone and on again so as to get the new ...
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Can i reuse apps from my old phone sd card in new phone? [duplicate]

I was using Lumia 520 for 2 years. I had all apps installed on my phone memory. After 8.1 update I moved all apps to sd card. Now I have bought Lumia 730, and inserted the same sd card in it. Now ...
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About system memory

Recently I had reset my windows phone. At that instant OS took 1.92 GB but now it is about 2.30 GB. Can somebody explain to me what made OS take more memory?
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Make Onedrive files offline available on Windows Phone

I have set my OneDrive-Settings on my Windows 8.1 machine to offline available. On my Windows Phone 8.1 I find no option to do this. This is pretty annyoing to always have to wait for the download. Am ...
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Windows phone apps memory path on phone

I can't find the location of the windows phone app files on my phone. I can find the location in my computer (C:/...), which is synced. But can't find it in the phone. The reason why I'm asking this ...
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Micro SD Memory Card Removed Without Properly Ejecting - Now Apps Don't Load

I accidentally removed my 64 gb class 10 micro sd memory card from my Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft Lumia 535 without properly going to Storage Sense > SD Card and clicking "remove SD card". I was in a ...
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Upgrading to WP10 Tech Preview from 8.1, is my SD card safe?

I am strongly considering upgrading my Windows Phone 8.1 to the Windows Phone 10 Tech Preview to test some new features, but I'm trying to do some research on the risks associated with doing so before ...
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Where do my sound recordings get stored and how can I get them off my phone?

I have been using this app to record rough vocals on my phone. It has the option to export to OneDrive but I don't want to do that. I can "save to library" and it then appears as a music track on my ...
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How can I delete Other files in storage?

I received 730mb of data via Bluetooth. But I can't view it because the format isn't supported. So it is stored as Other. How can I delete it?
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How Do I Move Stuff From My Phone's Memory To An SD Card?

How do I move my music, pictures and apps et cetera from my phone's memory over to an SD card which I had to buy? I fitted the SD card into the phone (Nokia Lumia 520 - running Windows 8.1) only to ...
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how do you transfer contacts and pictures to an SD card

I cant download any apps because of family setup and now I have to restart my phone. How can I save all of my information to my SD card.
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Can I back up text messages onto OneDrive AND delete them from my phone, Nokia Lumia 810?

Is it possible to backup my text messages onto the OneDrive AND delete these messages from my phone? I need space on my phone, Nokia Lumia 810, but I don't want to completely delete my messages from ...
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Phone detected into Zune but not in my computer

I am using Nokia Lumia 610 . I connected it with PC . The Zune software detects it . Now here's the worst part . My Computer doesn't show my phone or maybe doesn't even detect . Please help me
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How to remove email+messaging data from my phone

My email+messaging data is showing above 250 MB in Storage sense. I couldn't find any way to clean up the data. Is there any way? Deleting the messages from the email client doesn't affecting the data ...
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Podcast app occupies all my local phone storage

I own a htc 8S which has very limited internal storage where 3.x GB of 4 are already used by the OS itself, and now the Podcast app owns 600 MB of them, leaving only some MB which will never ever ...
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Phone is not booting up when mempry card is loaded

My phone is not booting up when memory card is inserted. Issue is started from last month. I did check disk, but still issue is there.
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I deleted some photos in Onedrive, but they are still appearing in my Nokia Lumia 520, How can I fix this?

Like I said, I was managing my onedrive folder in my computer and deleted some photos that are useless; but they're still appearing in my celphone and when I try to delete them it says it's not ...
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my system files are taking more memory

i have updated my nokia lumia 625 to windows 8.1 . Recently (few weeks before),my phone memory takes about 6.27gb of space.i cant update my xbox music and all other inbuilt apps. please help me.
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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 to explore all file of windows phone in desktop PC?

The application iFunBox allows the apple product users to view all their files and folders (even the root folders and etc.) of iPhone/iPad/iPod in desktop(either in windows or mac) machine. Here you ...
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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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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 ...