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Help! Huge app size!

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7th September 2014, 05:55 PM   |  #1  
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Can somebody explain what is going on here?


But in play store the app size is:


So why is it almost hogging double the memory?

Also all my other apps/games:


Please help!
7th September 2014, 06:22 PM   |  #2  
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It's about ART/dalvik cache. Installed apps aren't just the apk, but executable (.dex format) used as cache is placed inside /data partition resulting bigger in size. Apps may have libs files packed inside, they will be copied in /data partition too

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7th September 2014, 08:44 PM   |  #3  
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It's about ART/dalvik cache. Installed apps aren't just the apk, but executable (.dex format) used as cache is placed inside /data partition resulting bigger in size. Apps may have libs files packed inside, they will be copied in /data partition too

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It's there any way i can clear the art/dalvik cache on stock 4.4 unrooted?

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8th September 2014, 11:49 AM   |  #4  
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No way without custom recovery, you don't have root so no Terminal Emulator. I saw on screenshots that you have download speed counter, it's on the original ROM?

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8th September 2014, 10:25 PM   |  #5  
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No way without custom recovery, you don't have root so no Terminal Emulator. I saw on screenshots that you have download speed counter, it's on the original ROM?

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Yeah, its an app called network monitor mini from play store.

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Remember that Internal Memory is shared beetween apps, Android settings, contacts, messages and multimedia data (/sdcard) so photos, videos, music, downloaded files, files received through bluetooth... Until you move them to MicroSD card (external memory)

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