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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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How to uninstall system apps on Windows 10 mobile?

I wanted to uninstall apps like OneNote, Outlook, Groove Music, etc. because I need more space to install an update, and my phone doesn't have it. I've full STP access, and I've interop-unlocked my ...
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WP Lumia 540 draining too Fast

My Lumia 540 is draining too quickly. It will be full at 6.00am then by 12.00 noon it is off. I have turned off apps running in the background. However the problem still persists. I have changed my ...
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too much space is reserved as System & reserved

System & reserved is eating 5.16GB of internal memory of my Lumia 640 LTE. it's os is Windows 10 1703 Can I clean this space up after unlocking the phone? Thanks
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Windows updates failed and using all the space in the phone memory, how to delete?

I face this issue very often when the update crash in the middle due to connectivity issues and i cannot delete it from the phone or by connecting it through USB. Even if you try to re-update the new ...
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How to reduce OneDrive storage?

I'm using a Windows Lumia 640XL Windows Phone. Just recently it was finally updated because I needed enough storage space. After the update, my phone is almost full (while not having that many apps ...
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Restore overwritten files

I wanted to copy some files from PC to MS Lumia 532 (internal storage - no ssd card) by mtp package (ubuntu). So I have used the mtp-connect with --sendfile flag and instead of sending file to /...
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How to recover deleted files from Windows 10 Mobile?

I have a Microsoft Lumia XL 950 with Windows 10 as Operating System, accidentally was restored I want to know if is posible to recover my files. I downloaded a lot of tools for recover them, but all ...
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How to delete unfinished installations on Windows 10 Mobile (Lumia 550)

After some failed updates on the phone, Storage usage is: System & reserved: 2,94 GB Apps & games: 1,27 GB ( of which nothing can be removed) Temporary files: 2,94 GB ( of which pending ...
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What features will I miss if I move apps to SD card?

I want know to what features -in general- will I lose after moving apps from internal to external storage. I'm using SD card class 10. I'm thinking about moving some apps like Facebook, Viber, ...
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Can you download installs for windows phones?

I have apps that I use a lot games mostly. I'm concerned if Microsoft drops support for my phone I won't have a way to install such applications. Is there a way to download the installers maybe?
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Is something like adoptable storage support on the Windows?

I don't own a Windows Phone but I'm thinking about buying one. Do Windows Phone's have support for adoptable storage if I buy a phone with only 8GB of storage? Adoptable storage allows you to use ...
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Photos not showing, have exclamation mark, videos won't play

I recently ran out of space so added a MicroSD card and moved photos and videos on the phone to it, and changed settings so photos and videos always go to the SD card. Since then, or around that time,...
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Windows phone 8.1 storage fail

My mother phone was running out of space for a long time. She tried to install some stickers app from windows phone and obviously due to lack of storage it is stuck in the process. From that point my ...
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Change Virtual Memory

Is there any way to increase the Virtual Memory size on the Windows Phone? I have a Lumia 550, with 8GB of internal storage and a 128GB SD (where I store everything). I'd like to pump it up to 4GB ...
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How much free space should I leave for the OS to work seamlessly without any lags?

I want to know how much free space should be left on the internal phone storage for the operating system to work without any lags.
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Cannot Delete Tmp File in Pictures Folder

I have this file since several months ago, and now my phone is running out of memory. The size of the file is not growing or decreasing. But, it is really annoying because it has 433Mb size and exists ...
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Storage space and music

I am pretty sure, I have never played or stored any music on my Windows Lumia 640 , but still the device storage in the settings sections shows that I have 1.2 GB of music on the device. On further ...
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6GB Hidden files on Lumia 520 [duplicate]

Apparently, my phone memory is nearly used up. I estimate about 1GB has been used (camera roll mainly). I downloaded the Files app and even that shows 1GB has been used. The question is: Where are the ...
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Move installed game to external SD Card

I have Nokia Lumia 720 with Windows 10. I've limited space left in my phone memory. Is it possible to move the game app and its game data(Asphalt 8 Airborne & Six Guns by Gameloft) to external SD ...
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Access Windows 10 C Drive

Is there a way I can access my C drive? I am a Windows Phone developer and I need to transffer some files that are created on the Local State (In Windows 10 desktop, this would be in C:\Users(UserName)...
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transferring info from phone to sd card

I have put in a new sd card. I can't find out how to transfer apps & information that has been backed up. I followed instructions about storage sense but can't get how to retrieve info.
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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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Downloaded music/video can't be seen on Lumia 532

How to find downloaded songs or videos in my phone, Lumia 532? The downloads folder is empty.
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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.