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By bigbear6708, Senior Member on 6th February 2014, 10:25 AM
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Can anyone help? I have a 16 GB nexus 5 running slim kat. My phone reports to me that it has 3.9 GB free memory. Where has all the space gone? In es my sdcard is only about 3 GB. I only have about 30 apps. From what I understand I skiing have started with about 12gb... I feel I should have more space.. Is it telling me wrong.? Where did all the space go?

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6th February 2014, 10:32 AM |#2  
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It depends on the apps. Can you put screen shots?
If you have games such as real racing or others they download a big change of data.
Also, check for Nandroid backups. Have just one and that put somewhere on your PC. Although restoring a nexus phone is easy as pie.

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Originally Posted by bigbear6708

Can anyone help? I have a 16 GB nexus 5 running slim kat. My phone reports to me that it has 3.9 GB free memory. Where has all the space gone? In es my sdcard is only about 3 GB. I only have about 30 apps. From what I understand I skiing have started with about 12gb... I feel I should have more space.. Is it telling me wrong.? Where did all the space go?

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Please read this thread:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2534010
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Thanks. I'm still a little confused as to where all my space is going. Even after clean flash/factory reset I don't gain much storage back. Doesn't seem to be reporting properly..am I wrong?

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Thanks. I'm still a little confused as to where all my space is going. Even after clean flash/factory reset I don't gain much storage back. Doesn't seem to be reporting properly..am I wrong?

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please read the above the thread rootsu posting. it has your answer.
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please read the above the thread rootsu posting. it has your answer.

Yep... can't have read it thoroughly

Pro tip... read the contents section. Any sound familiar?

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Yep... can't have read it thoroughly

Pro tip... read the contents section. Any sound familiar?

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yep, skimmed it on tapatalk, thought i saw everything. re hit it from the computer..becoming enlightened! that app discusage is extremely helpful. thanks again
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