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n8 phone memory low

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AkshatMehendale
Posts: 3

n8 phone memory low

hi, i'm akshat
i have n8 belle, and have problem of low phone memory. I searched answers to this problem on the forum, all were related to deleting old messages etc. If i go to memory details via file manager, contacts and messages together only occupy 10mb. Most is taken up by 'other files'.
I opened my phone memory via x-plore app, and i found a folder called Private. It has around 88mb memory. And it looks useless, it has files with names of apps that i have uninstalled ages ago. Can i delete the folder Private?? How will it affect my phone if i delete it...??
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Counsellor
eKamran
Posts: 71

Re: n8 phone memory low

NO need to play with Private folder.
Try deleting apps, n reunstall it in E drive. It might get u sum memory in C
In Love with Nokia, Symbian & N8-00
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Sheldrick
Posts: 1,267

Re: n8 phone memory low

Hey AkshatMehendale,

Welcome to the Nokia Forums!

 

You could try to go into your phone web browser options and in privacy settings clear your phone cache to free up some memory.

Also remove any unwanted media files such as photos, music and videosto free up memory space, by moving them onto your PC via USB mass storage mode.

 

Also as eKamran said, uninstalling some apps will also helps free up memory.

 

I hope these suggestions helped!

 

Sheldrick

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bogs028
Posts: 3

Re: n8 phone memory low

ive encountered this problem before..

let meask you some questions first

 

do you sync your mail to your phone? if yes then it could be one of the cause of your problem. because the data stored in the mail sync somehow is not deleted automatically butim not sure about this, it is only what i have observed on my phone

 

do you use social app? i yes it mayalso be acause of your problem as it is the same with the mail app it also uses the c: drive to save its files

 

hope this helps though im not 100% sure, when i stoped using this 2 apps my memory stoped decreasing

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AkshatMehendale
Posts: 3

Re: n8 phone memory low

Hey I had no multimedia stored in phone memory, and only apps downloaded via betalabs were installed on phone memory.

Nonetheless, I did a "delete data and restore factory settings" and now I'm unable to install some critically important apps like Store client(I have tried both betalabs version as well as usual version available via http://go.store.ovi.mobi). I'm unable to install Nokia Drop, maps, wellness diary and all... but i'm still able to install apps via nokia suite/usb mode...

The progress bar of installation reaches 100% then says installation failed.

Also, I lost the nokia music app and all the preloaded apps like quick office/adobe reader after reset, how can I get them back??

 

 

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eKamran
Posts: 71

Re: n8 phone memory low

The best sokutiin for hou will b a Hard reset followed by a Re-installation of Firmware..
This might help you to get the default apps back.

Make sure you take a backup of all your data,
n you should also format yojr memory card in case you using it..
In Love with Nokia, Symbian & N8-00
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Sheldrick
Posts: 1,267

Re: n8 phone memory low

I suggest that you reinstall your phone software using Nokia Suite.  

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New Member
Posts: 3

Re: n8 phone memory low

i have the same problem. This is really annoying. I have been using Nokia for many years. But within some months i have to reinstall again. I think it is timer for a new phone...
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Counsellor
eKamran
Posts: 71

Re: n8 phone memory low

Nokia N8-00 with Symbian Belle takes good care for C:/ Memory,

Saves about 100+ MB at first.

Its all the apps, Games and other instllation that Eats up the C:/ memory.

 

Best solution for this is to Use E:/ for all apps installation.

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Sage
Posts: 203

Re: n8 phone memory low

Hopefully my tutorial here will help? http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/features/item/14682_How_to_Get_disk_space_back_on_.php - usually gets people back 20MB or so... :Cool:
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archie_
Posts: 331

Re: n8 phone memory low

Compared to my E90 (s60v3), where I'm utterly clued up on memory preserving/enhancing tips, I'm utterly clueless on my N8 (^3, Belle). For example, there doesn't appear to be a choice for message storage - in any case, deleting messages has little effect on memory status of C:. #Fuming.
Symbian connected me to the world, to my dreams.. Thank-you Nokia
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archie_
Posts: 331

Re: n8 phone memory low

The (e)mailbox tip here just saved me 20MB: discussions.nokia.com/t5/forums/mobileforumtopicpage/board-id/smartphones/thread-id/282683

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Symbian connected me to the world, to my dreams.. Thank-you Nokia
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Dregirl
Posts: 2

Re: n8 phone memory low

so i am having this problem like ..it says my phone memory is full 0 space remain. But when i check into all the files, they are all empty. Why is that ?
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synth_fg
Posts: 1,796

Re: n8 phone memory low

The phone memory has a tendency to fill up with random log and other files in the area's you can't access

With the n8 a full reset every 8-12 months will clear this rubbish out and restore the memory
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joe808
Posts: 167

Re: n8 phone memory low

I had similar issues with my 808. Have a look here http://discussions.nokia.com/t5/Nseries-and-Symbian-Smartphones/Storage-space-problem-in-Belle-808/m...

THANK YOU :smileyhappy:

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tiny_chef
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Acura69
Posts: 25

Re: n8 phone memory low

Usually when I get this message I delete everything in my Temp Folder & that does the trick for a while.  Unfortunately, that stopped working so I did some investigating and fixed it antoher way - apps that came with my N8 (like Youtube or Shazam) were installed on the C drive; also, apps I acquired thru Software Updates (like MS Office & Communicator) were on the C as well.  

 

I have the Nokia Store setup to install on the E drive so I tried to uninstall & reinstall the software thru the Store but it still defaulted back to the C drive.  Therefore, I just uninstalled software that I have never used like Quick Office & that freed up a lot memory on my C drive.

 

Now my N8 is a lot faster too, like the good ol days.

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