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    I have Samsung Focus and it seems like available storage does not show up properly.
    My phone kinda felt laggy and choppy so I went to settings-about to see how much storage was available and it only showed about 400mb. So I deleted lots of apps and some videos but it still shows the same amount for weeks now. But when I plug my phone to PC, Zune software shows that my phone has over 1GB.

    Also after the Mango update, my phone's draining more battery. I think it may have something to do with find my phone because I don't remember if it was on or off pre-Mango but now it shows it's connected. Is there a way to turn that off and possibly save battery?

    One last question.. How do you save pictures from bing image search? Long press does not do anything.
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    Hey Psybrjay :) let see if i can help a little :P

    1. for your Storage its possible that the different in room is the SAVED storage, if you haven’t noticed on a PC for example if you buy a 20G harddrive you actually only have 17G.

    if that’s not it , i would suggest a hard reset. i had something liek that happen to me before mango.

    2. its normal that your battery drains faster: more live tiles , more Location service , even if you dont use your phone more the phone itself uses itself more. if you go in SETTING you have a battery saver option to disable locations and live tiles and notifications when your phone is below 20%

    3. for the BING picture, you can’t save them directly. but someone made a great APP that saves all the picture and you can go in the app and re-download ANY bing pic.

    app name:Wallpaper Daily
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    Quote Originally Posted by Se1fcr3ation View Post
    Hey Psybrjay :) let see if i can help a little :P

    1. for your Storage its possible that the different in room is the SAVED storage, if you haven’t noticed on a PC for example if you buy a 20G harddrive you actually only have 17G.

    if that’s not it , i would suggest a hard reset. i had something liek that happen to me before mango.

    2. its normal that your battery drains faster: more live tiles , more Location service , even if you dont use your phone more the phone itself uses itself more. if you go in SETTING you have a battery saver option to disable locations and live tiles and notifications when your phone is below 20%

    3. for the BING picture, you can’t save them directly. but someone made a great APP that saves all the picture and you can go in the app and re-download ANY bing pic.

    app name:Wallpaper Daily
    Thank you for your reply.

    1. The thing is the available storage does not change regardless of me adding/deleting apps and old photos and videos.

    2. Is there option to turn off Find My Phone feature?

    3. Ouch.. MS left that out???

    Anyway, I love my Focus and WP Mango!


    Thank you again for your respsonse, I appreciate it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by psyberjay View Post
    Thank you for your reply.

    1. The thing is the available storage does not change regardless of me adding/deleting apps and old photos and videos.

    2. Is there option to turn off Find My Phone feature?

    3. Ouch.. MS left that out???

    Anyway, I love my Focus and WP Mango!


    Thank you again for your respsonse, I appreciate it.
    Find your phone should be in setting and you should be able to shut it off there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by psyberjay View Post
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    3. Ouch.. MS left that out???
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    If it helps, the Microsoft Insider application allows you to do that easily (and quickly), and gives 5 new, free (at least 2 will be good, the rest merely decent - in my experience) ringtones a month, along with short little tips and hints.
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    Quote Originally Posted by palandri View Post
    Find your phone should be in setting and you should be able to shut it off there.
    If I go to settings - find my phone, it only gives me two options.
    1. Connecto to these features faster.
    2. Save my location every few hours for better mapping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by psyberjay View Post
    If I go to settings - find my phone, it only gives me two options.
    1. Connecto to these features faster.
    2. Save my location every few hours for better mapping.
    Just unclick does 2 features :)

    you CANT actually completly turn it off , but unclicking does 2 features will help.
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