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[Q] Data files get deleted (obb files) automatically but the space is still used.

23rd July 2014, 09:44 PM   |  #1  
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Ok, hello my friends.
I installed some high graphic games like Horn, Modern Combat and etc. They were completely fine a few days ago but today I tried to run them and they started downloading data. then I went to see if the data files are fine but they were all deleted but the storage didn't get free. I factory resetted the phone and started installing the games again. they worked just fine but a few hours later, again the same thing happened. all data files got deleted without any space getting free. please help me and please don't tell me that there is something wrong with my internal storage cause I don't think that's easy to fix.
23rd July 2014, 10:18 PM   |  #2  
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Ok, hello my friends.
I installed some high graphic games like Horn, Modern Combat and etc. They were completely fine a few days ago but today I tried to run them and they started downloading data. then I went to see if the data files are fine but they were all deleted but the storage didn't get free. I factory resetted the phone and started installing the games again. they worked just fine but a few hours later, again the same thing happened. all data files got deleted without any space getting free. please help me and please don't tell me that there is something wrong with my internal storage cause I don't think that's easy to fix.


Your post is hard to read. Why don't you use paragraphs?

As to your issue, it's a lot more likely that your game simply continues to reserve the space (poor design). Perhaps try clearing the game's app cache

Settings > Applications > Application mgr > downloaded > (game name) > force close > clear cache

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23rd July 2014, 11:29 PM   |  #3  
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Your post is hard to read. Why don't you use paragraphs?

As to your issue, it's a lot more likely that your game simply continues to reserve the space (poor design). Perhaps try clearing the game's app cache

Settings > Applications > Application mgr > downloaded > (game name) > force close > clear cache

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thanks man. about the writing I'm really sorry, It was a little hasty. I did clear the cash, I even uninstalled the game, but still the space is used.
up to even three days ago everything was fine. can it(this automatically deletion) be because of an update?
Furthermore doesn't an update in the system roll back when I reset to factory?
24th July 2014, 07:31 AM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by farzadhitman

I did clear the cash, I even uninstalled the game, but still the space is used.
up to even three days ago everything was fine. can it(this automatically deletion) be because of an update?
Furthermore doesn't an update in the system roll back when I reset to factory?


If you checked carefully, then it's a bug. Much more likely a game bug than an Android one.

A factory data reset wipes the user data and settings in the /data partition. It would not remove an OTA update or otherwise affect system files. Only restoring a pre-OTA backup or installing an earlier version of the full stock firmware will supplant the update.

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24th July 2014, 08:52 AM   |  #5  
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If you checked carefully, then it's a bug. Much more likely a game bug than an Android one.

A factory data reset wipes the user data and settings in the /data partition. It would not remove an OTA update or otherwise affect system files. Only restoring a pre-OTA backup or installing an earlier version of the full stock firmware will supplant the update.

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Thank you so much. So I guess it must have been an update that caused the problem(and I say this because it was working for about a month and now factory reset wouldn't help).
Oh and it happens to all my games, so it's not a game problem.
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