07-01-2013 09:17 PM
29 12
tools
  1. beachhoppr's Avatar
    my understanding is disabling the auto skydrive uploading fixes this issue Wrestling with 'Other' Storage in Windows Phone 8 -- Redmond Channel Partner
    06-05-2013 07:20 PM
  2. b3rni3703's Avatar
    my understanding is disabling the auto skydrive uploading fixes this issue Wrestling with 'Other' Storage in Windows Phone 8 -- Redmond Channel Partner
    oh i've done all the possible ways to minimize the bloat on my OTHER including auto upload to skydrive. So far, it kept mine fairly under 2gig (currently on 1.92). It does help.
    06-06-2013 12:46 PM
  3. waazzupppp's Avatar
    Ok, so I did a bit of an experiment to figure out how the 'other' storage was 'clearing' itself... or wasn't cleaning itself... whatever the case was and found something really interesting... The first image was done mid-day and showed 644MB left in internal storage - I then power cycled the phone (2 minutes later checked the system again) and was up to 965MB - just from the power cycle.

    The third cycle was after I was home and popped the device on the charger for a few and power cycled it again... Sure enough, I picked up another 300MB for a grand total of 1.26GB of open space. I didn't shoot the deeper screen shot, but it was the 'other' memory amount that was changing. A few simple power cycles doubled my free space.


    wp_ss_20130613_0001.pngwp_ss_20130613_0002.pngwp_ss_20130613_0003.png

    Now, don't get me wrong, this isn't a "great" thing as far as the amount of storage space being cleared, but it is at least showing that space is cleared on a power cycle. I'd be interested to see how many people get the same results on a few power cycles them selves.

    Also, not to start a whole new issue, but anyone notice the % of battery drop between my 12:17 and 12:19 screen shots? It took almost 8% of the battery when I reset the device - so is that bad power management? a poor indicator? or just plain buggy software? Just wondering...
    07-01-2013 04:21 PM
  4. metalchick719's Avatar
    Ok, so I did a bit of an experiment to figure out how the 'other' storage was 'clearing' itself... or wasn't cleaning itself... whatever the case was and found something really interesting... The first image was done mid-day and showed 644MB left in internal storage - I then power cycled the phone (2 minutes later checked the system again) and was up to 965MB - just from the power cycle.

    The third cycle was after I was home and popped the device on the charger for a few and power cycled it again... Sure enough, I picked up another 300MB for a grand total of 1.26GB of open space. I didn't shoot the deeper screen shot, but it was the 'other' memory amount that was changing. A few simple power cycles doubled my free space.


    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wp_ss_20130613_0001.png 
Views:	3 
Size:	64.2 KB 
ID:	36706Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wp_ss_20130613_0002.png 
Views:	3 
Size:	69.4 KB 
ID:	36707Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wp_ss_20130613_0003.png 
Views:	3 
Size:	63.6 KB 
ID:	36708

    Now, don't get me wrong, this isn't a "great" thing as far as the amount of storage space being cleared, but it is at least showing that space is cleared on a power cycle. I'd be interested to see how many people get the same results on a few power cycles them selves.

    Also, not to start a whole new issue, but anyone notice the % of battery drop between my 12:17 and 12:19 screen shots? It took almost 8% of the battery when I reset the device - so is that bad power management? a poor indicator? or just plain buggy software? Just wondering...
    That's something that always seems to happen when you reset your WP. Back in April, my 810 froze thanks to Words with Friends. I couldn't manage a soft reset because the phone got stuck on the "Nokia" screen, so I did a battery pull. When the phone went back on, it dropped from 100% to 94%. Same thing with my Rogers 920. I had to reboot once when it froze and it dropped around 6%. Strange, considering whenever I rebooted my iPhone, it always GAINED a percent or two of battery.
    07-01-2013 09:17 PM
29 12

Similar Threads

  1. WP8 Users wanted please to beta test new version of Bin Day
    By Simon Owen in forum Developers Beta Testing
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-30-2012, 09:39 AM
  2. Current frustrated VZW webos user wants WP7
    By johndd34 in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-21-2012, 01:11 PM
  3. iPhone users want a new UI "steal WP live tiles"
    By baseballbert in forum Phone Wars
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-19-2012, 11:04 PM
  4. Blackberry User who wants to use a WP as a PMP
    By johnpaul13 in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-21-2011, 07:09 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD