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[Q] Huge unremovable system data file in internal storage

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By Illusion1010, Junior Member on 23rd August 2014, 07:22 PM
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I upgrade my D802 from Cloudy G3 1.2 to Cloudy G3 1.3. It was a clean install. Wipe everything, install from USB OTG, with TWRP 2.7.0.0
The ROM work very well, but i found a 21GB Sytem Data file in internal storage. I can't remove it. I try 3 different recovery to wipe the internal storage, use KDZ flash, factory update tool, and the file still in here.

Any idea how can i remove the junk? (PC can't see it, only ~10GB free space)

Thank for help.
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23rd August 2014, 08:03 PM |#2  
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twrp has a 'format userdata' option.. at least on other phones.. try that, then reinstall rom
23rd August 2014, 08:17 PM |#3  
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twrp has a 'format userdata' option.. at least on other phones.. try that, then reinstall rom

i tryed, nothing happened, the file is still in here.
23rd August 2014, 09:50 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by Illusion1010

I upgrade my D802 from Cloudy G3 1.2 to Cloudy G3 1.3. It was a clean install. Wipe everything, install from USB OTG, with TWRP 2.7.0.0
The ROM work very well, but i found a 21GB Sytem Data file in internal storage. I can't remove it. I try 3 different recovery to wipe the internal storage, use KDZ flash, factory update tool, and the file still in here.

Any idea how can i remove the junk? (PC can't see it, only ~10GB free space)

Thank for help.

you completely sure you did clean install(wiped data/system/cache/dalvik) the system size looks like what would happen if you dirty flashed since it should only be about 8gb in size with cg3 1.3
24th August 2014, 03:48 AM |#5  
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you completely sure you did clean install(wiped data/system/cache/dalvik) the system size looks like what would happen if you dirty flashed since it should only be about 8gb in size with cg3 1.3

Yes, iam sure.
24th August 2014, 08:22 AM |#6  
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Try DiskUsage
24th August 2014, 08:55 AM |#7  
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Try DiskUsage

Just the 10GB available.
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24th August 2014, 06:06 PM |#8  
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Diskusage with root?
Did you try to play with partitions?
Give us the historical of the roms installations.
25th August 2014, 03:39 AM |#9  
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Found the solution!
I started the wrong way in the beginning.
This method bring my storage space back: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...48425172757726

Thx guys

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