Managing memory

Managing memory

Checking how much phone memory is available for use

  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Storage. The available phone memory is displayed in the Internal storage and Phone storage sections.

Checking the available storage card space

  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Storage. The total and available storage card space is displayed in the storage card section.

Making more storage space (internal storage)

Need more space in the internal storage? Clean up the application cache, move or uninstall apps, and delete old mails and messages all in one go.
Important: You cannot move or uninstall preinstalled apps.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Storage, and under Internal storage tap Make more space.
  3. On the Clear caches screen, choose whether to clear the cache of rarely used apps only or all apps, and then tap Next.
  4. On the Application storage screen:
    • Tap Move apps to phone storage if there are apps that you can transfer to the phone storage.
    • Tap Uninstall apps if there are apps you'd like to remove.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. On the Mail & message storage screen:
    • Set fewer days of mails to download so that older mails will be removed from the storage automatically.
    • Lower the number of text and multimedia messages per conversation.
  7. On the Content storage screen, choose what content you want to delete from storage.
  8. Tap Finish.

Clearing application cache and data

You can delete the data or clear the cache per application.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Apps.
  3. On the All tab, tap an application.
  4. On the screen, tap Clear data and/or Clear cache.

Uninstalling an app

Important: You cannot uninstall an app that's preinstalled on HTC Desire SV.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Apps.
  3. On the Downloaded tab, tap the application you want to uninstall.
  4. Tap Uninstall.

Moving an app to the phone storage

Free up more space in the internal storage by moving apps to the phone storage.
Important: You cannot move an app that's preinstalled on HTC Desire SV.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Apps.
  3. On the Downloaded tab, tap the application you want to move.
  4. Tap Move to phone storage.

Setting the default app storage

Choose where to store items such as MMS attachments, camera shots, and files received via Bluetooth.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap > Storage.
  2. Tap App storage locations settings.
  3. Tap an app and choose where it will store data. Or, tap Update all and choose the default storage for the listed apps.

Stopping running applications using Task Manager

Use Task Manager to free up memory by stopping running applications that you're not currently using.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Task Manager.
  2. In the Applications list, tap to the right of the application name to stop it.
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