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Possible to delete all from /data/media?

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By molland, Junior Member on 6th February 2014, 04:39 PM
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On my s3 misc files, there was used about 9.1 gb, now its down to 6,3 gb. The files I've deleted where in /data/media on the phone storage. Is it possible without any crash to delete all the files inside that folder?

Using omegarom v55 on my s3 international

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6th February 2014, 06:37 PM |#2  
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6th February 2014, 06:51 PM |#3  
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7th February 2014, 07:55 AM |#4  
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I think you can delete it.
Both my sdcard/data and /data are empty, so in my opinion you can delete data/media folder contents.
7th February 2014, 02:20 PM |#5  
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ok, this is for internal memory/storage.

I believe its where my gb's gone into that /data/media folder
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Originally Posted by molland

Hi

On my s3 misc files, there was used about 9.1 gb, now its down to 6,3 gb. The files I've deleted where in /data/media on the phone storage. Is it possible without any crash to delete all the files inside that folder?

Using omegarom v55 on my s3 international

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Surely you can delete it in a file explorer or recovery, but what do you want to do? /data/media stores most of your media file,such as music, video……deleting them to save space doesnt make sense……
8th February 2014, 08:18 AM |#7  
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For me it seems that its mostly old files, in clockwordmode backup (one folder got that name) there is to backups for early 2013, each on about 2gb's

I do not have any videos on my phone either

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8th February 2014, 08:43 AM |#8  
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This covered in the sticky threads, storage changes after update to 4.3.

It is best to save all your internal sd data to external, then format internal sd before flash a firmware. Otherwise you lose storage space to hidden junk.
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