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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 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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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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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 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 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 ...
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Where do downloaded files go?

I downloaded a file (PDF) from a web page using the Internet Explorer in Windows Mango. As soon as I downloaded it, I was able to see the document in Adobe PDF Reader. But where is the file stored? ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...