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  1. aquimosa's Avatar
    Mine is always at 1.9gb, but temp is always low.
    08-19-2013 05:18 AM
  2. rohitmarines's Avatar
    Why u r fooling people if don no anything ...mine used to be 2 gb bt now its only 650 mb and i have more apps installed now...and temp files are only 37 mb in my lumia 820
    GMarco likes this.
    08-19-2013 05:22 AM
  3. gmfeld's Avatar
    no change for me, still with 5.16gb of "other"
    08-19-2013 07:06 AM
  4. GMarco's Avatar
    May I ask, have you done the factory reset?
    08-19-2013 07:08 AM
  5. Slenzen's Avatar
    2.4 gb before/after gdr2! NL920
    08-19-2013 07:21 AM
  6. nbktonic's Avatar
    Well, I'm out of luck for the moment (with Lumia 920)... 14 Gigs of "other" crap before the update and 14 Gigs after.
    Tried to use "Shrink Storage" and Nokia's built-in tool aswell, but nothing showed up...
    What is Nokia's built in tool?
    08-19-2013 07:21 AM
  7. nbktonic's Avatar
    I was at 7GB and post update same 7GB. This blows.
    08-19-2013 07:22 AM
  8. pankaj981's Avatar
    What is Nokia's built in tool?
    its called storage check
    08-19-2013 07:25 AM
  9. pankaj981's Avatar
    I have flashed my phone and after installing a ton of apps its back to 4gb of other
    08-19-2013 07:27 AM
  10. blegs38552's Avatar
    No change before and after.
    08-19-2013 07:32 AM
  11. mjperry51's Avatar
    its called storage check
    Storage Check doesn't clear the Other Storage files -- only Temporary.
    08-19-2013 07:54 AM
  12. pankaj981's Avatar
    Storage Check doesn't clear the Other Storage files -- only Temporary.
    temporary files are part of the other storage, it does clean some of it but not everything
    08-19-2013 08:02 AM
  13. gmfeld's Avatar
    The HTC app "Make More Space" is supposed to be able to eliminate temporary files and reduce "other" storage after this update, but does nothing in my AT&T HTC 8x.
    08-19-2013 09:07 AM
  14. Xpider_MX's Avatar
    Storage Check doesn't clear the Other Storage files -- only Temporary.
    It is not supposed to clean other storage.
    08-19-2013 09:18 AM
  15. uopjo6's Avatar
    I heard it was suppose to "improve" it somehow if not fixed since it is part of the architecture. From Daniel Rubino himself.
    08-19-2013 11:27 AM
  16. mgkeath's Avatar
    Ok,guess I'll throw my 2 cents in on this. GDR2, as is my understanding, does not make "other" go away. Other serves a purpose for the OS by giving the system a place to store needed data. It was designed to be dynamic and free-up/allocate that space as needed. Unfortunately, it's done a ****-poor job of managing that space and the GDR2 update is suppose to improve on how the space is managed, so that the system doesn't become bogged down with exorbitant amounts of data that could/should be freed back to the user. For example: Shrink Storage doesn't serve any purpose other than to fill up the space on a phone, forcing the system to dynamically clear some space from other back to the user. When you read some of the bad reviews for this app, and similar apps, they blame the app itself, but it's actually the OS that fails in producing a desired result.

    That's my understanding of how it works. We'll see how successfully GDR2 addresses the problems.
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    08-19-2013 11:44 AM
  17. paulxxwall's Avatar
    Ok,guess I'll throw my 2 cents in on this. GDR2, as is my understanding, does not make "other" go away. Other serves a purpose for the OS by giving the system a place to store needed data. It was designed to be dynamic and free-up/allocate that space as needed. Unfortunately, it's done a ****-poor job of managing that space and the GDR2 update is suppose to improve on how the space is managed, so that the system doesn't become bogged down with exorbitant amounts of data that could/should be freed back to the user. For example: Shrink Storage doesn't serve any purpose other than to fill up the space on a phone, forcing the system to dynamically clear some space from other back to the user. When you read some of the bad reviews for this app, and similar apps, they blame the app itself, but it's actually the OS that fails in producing a desired result.

    That's my understanding of how it works. We'll see how successfully GDR2 addresses the problems.
    I have 8.1gb of other what data does my phone need? and why 8.1 GB of it?
    08-19-2013 12:04 PM
  18. mgkeath's Avatar
    I have 8.1gb of other what data does my phone need? and why 8.1 GB of it?
    That's a question that only MS can truly answer. There's been much discussion on exactly what things are stored in other, but I don't know that we can reliably say that we completely understand it's full purpose. I'm not going to rehash all of the discussions about other, but there's plenty of info on these forums about it.
    08-19-2013 12:10 PM
  19. krishna6233's Avatar
    One i'll find u other storage
    08-19-2013 12:31 PM
  20. mjperry51's Avatar
    It is not supposed to clean other storage.
    That was my point. . .
    08-19-2013 01:55 PM
  21. mjperry51's Avatar
    Okay. . .

    Before GDR2 my 928 Other Storage (as reported by storage check) had crept up over 800MB. I know that's not a lot. After the OTA update it didn't drop much at all. Since it is a relatively new phone with no game settings or progress to save I performed a Hard Reset. Since then the Other Storage has not gone much above 300 MB (currently @ 295).

    I don't do much with SkyDrive, downloaded videos, or other large file transactions. What I believe is that the update will not clear out existing Other Storage files -- only a Hard Reset will do that. Afterwards GDR2 does a much better job of managing Other Storage.

    YMMV. . . .
    GMarco likes this.
    08-19-2013 02:02 PM
  22. Technoloay's Avatar
    "Your storage will still increase because this is how the system works; however, after GDR2, it'll release some of the storage when you need it." Pretty clear, isn't it?
    My Lumia 620 used to have 3.0 GB in other; 1.5 GB of free storage before GDR2. Now it's the other way around: 1.7 GB in other, and 3.0 GB of free storage.
    I'm not worried about this issue anymore. Just my 2 cents.
    GMarco and Mahdi Ghiasi like this.
    08-19-2013 02:54 PM
  23. surya kiran's Avatar
    Around 10GB before GDR2..now 840MB Lumia 920 :)
    Technoloay and Rcxotic like this.
    08-19-2013 03:13 PM
  24. paulxxwall's Avatar
    I hope it fixes it im still on 8.1 GB of other
    08-22-2013 03:46 PM
  25. Rcxotic's Avatar
    Around 10GB before GDR2..now 840MB Lumia 920 :)
    I am so Jealous! My unlocked Rogers Lumia 920 just got the GDR2 + Amber update but still has 16GB in "Other" as seen in the Lumia Storage Check app. :( Did you have to do anything special?
    08-22-2013 09:37 PM
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