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Storage Storage Space Messed Up, Doesn't Add Up!

Hello,

My internal storage on my phone is a bit messed up...

It has 8GB of internal storage. When I look at the Storage screen in settings, though, it says:

Apps: 1.16GB
Pictures, videos: 32.27MB
Audio: 292KB
Downloads: 148KB
Misc: 39.80MB
Available: 850MB

That... only adds up to about 2GB!? What's going on?

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Hello,

My internal storage on my phone is a bit messed up...

It has 8GB of internal storage. When I look at the Storage screen in settings, though, it says:

Apps: 1.16GB
Pictures, videos: 32.27MB
Audio: 292KB
Downloads: 148KB
Misc: 39.80MB
Available: 850MB

That... only adds up to about 2GB!? What's going on?

Thanks!
I guess the rest is being used by system

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I guess the rest is being used by system

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Apparently the RAZR I has 5GB usable, but the storage screen is saying that in total I only have access to about 2GB (that's from adding free and used), so it won't be that!
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Apparently the RAZR I has 5GB usable, but the storage screen is saying that in total I only have access to about 2GB (that's from adding free and used), so it won't be that!
Are you using a custom ROM or stock?

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Apparently the RAZR I has 5GB usable, but the storage screen is saying that in total I only have access to about 2GB (that's from adding free and used), so it won't be that!
2gb is the system partition. The missing gigs are mounted as sdcard0
 
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2gb is the system partition. The missing gigs are mounted as sdcard0
Right... is there anything I can do about that?
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Nope... If you want to understand android partitions better, check this out:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2367406

Read the part about internal memory. Btw its about the nexus but concept is the same.
 
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Nope... If you want to understand android partitions better, check this out:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2367406

Read the part about internal memory. Btw its about the nexus but concept is the same.
try this! http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2602234
 
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You're amazing! Now I have 3.5GB of space left after being stuck with 500MB. Thank you!

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