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  1. Aseem11's Avatar
    I need more space to install Asphalt 7, unfortunately mu phone is running low on storage. But the question is when I open phone storage from settings it shows 2.10 GB is taken by other, what does it mean? I want to delete that others to make up some space for more apps. Please help me know if we can delete this 'others' contents.
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    07-04-2013 12:09 PM
  2. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Have you used the storage check - 2nd to last setting? as this will let you clean out your temporary files and move your maps to SD card. However if you don't have it download the beta from

    Lumia Storage Check | Nokia Beta Labs

    You will need to sign up, also you will need to clean out your internet explorer history individually, by opening internet explorer then ... -> scroll down to settings -> delete history. Best do this after you have bookmarked the sites you frequent but haven't bookmarked them.

    I presume you are already using the SD card for pictures, music and videos?

    Also once you install asphalt 7, would will need to clean out the temporary files.. for me it was 1 gig!
    07-04-2013 12:30 PM
  3. Aseem11's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply buddy.
    Yes I have storage app and I already deleted the temporary files, although I couldn't delete the 220 MB I think we can't delete that, it remains on temporary files . Now I have deleted the history of Internet explorer but didn't do much help.
    I have some pdfs of around 250 mb stored on phone storage since you cannot store it on SD Card but I think that comes in the 'app data' not in 'other'. I wanna know what this 'other' thing contains and also I have 3 emails accounts synchronised and it stores emails from last month but I don't think that would take 880MB since I don't have that much content on my emails. See the files I've attached in this thread if that helps.

    And yes I am using SD Card for music, photos and videos and they are stored on SD card.
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    07-04-2013 01:05 PM
  4. Pulserider's Avatar
    Hmmm....does not looks like that you have much of options here - you should think of uninstall applications to get Asphalt 7 on
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    07-04-2013 02:29 PM
  5. Leonardo Alves's Avatar
    Have you used the storage check - 2nd to last setting? as this will let you clean out your temporary files and move your maps to SD card. However if you don't have it download the beta from

    Lumia Storage Check | Nokia Beta Labs

    You will need to sign up, also you will need to clean out your internet explorer history individually, by opening internet explorer then ... -> scroll down to settings -> delete history. Best do this after you have bookmarked the sites you frequent but haven't bookmarked them.

    I presume you are already using the SD card for pictures, music and videos?

    Also once you install asphalt 7, would will need to clean out the temporary files.. for me it was 1 gig!
    How do I move maps to SD Card?
    07-07-2013 11:55 AM
  6. Pulserider's Avatar
    How do I move maps to SD Card?
    Try using Lumia Storage Checker, under the Maps option there should be a change option > Select at the "Store Maps on> SDCARD" You must first uninstall your current maps before doing this, otherwise that will not work. With the new download it should be on the SDCARD.
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    07-07-2013 01:24 PM
  7. jonjerome's Avatar
    Same here, Lumia 720 with 8gb internal memory (7.2gb usable memory, being eaten by almost 2gb system memory plus 1.4gb media memory whats left for us to be really used to dl games and apps is REALLY limited with 4gb )

    You can try what I did for installing the Asphalt 7.
    Download the app via PC and transfer the downloaded file to your SDcard of Lumia 720, then open your Store, Check the SDcard option below, from there you can pick Asphalt 7 and install it as it will try to download via Wifi.
    07-08-2013 01:55 AM
  8. Ravi Teja Sonai's Avatar
    what is this "others" ..eating nearly 3gb of memory. i have no space for my pics and videos.. can anyone pls help me how can i delete those "others" ?
    10-07-2013 11:40 PM
  9. Ravi Teja Sonai's Avatar
    hey buddy... how u deleted that 'others' ? in my case it is eating 3.01gb of my memory.. please help me to delete that.
    10-07-2013 11:45 PM
  10. dpkrwt's Avatar
    Try deleting ie history,it helps in reducing other storage space.


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    10-08-2013 01:08 AM
  11. montsa007's Avatar
    Move maps to SD card man, you're wasting too much space there.
    10-08-2013 05:27 AM
  12. Ravi Teja Sonai's Avatar
    Move maps to SD card man, you're wasting too much space there.
    maps are of just 5.1 mb.. there is "others" contains 3.1 gb.. how cani delete it ?
    10-11-2013 02:33 AM
  13. montsa007's Avatar
    maps are of just 5.1 mb.. there is "others" contains 3.1 gb.. how cani delete it ?
    I was talking to the OP, you can also try and install 'storage space cleaner' (Something like that), and yes update to GDR 2
    10-11-2013 11:49 AM
  14. Matthew Simon's Avatar
    Others is data in a app some some you have not browser or any Internet app could be a game or a cleaner app that you didn't clear up the files but you run a cleaning test and it holding the data. I had 1.7 other when I check system check I see it was my system clear app the cleans tem files had take it up and stored it waiting for me to press delete so long carefully.
    10-14-2013 11:24 PM
  15. Matthew Simon's Avatar
    Check in apps in the system check you will see all you apps and how much temp file it have in it and the app real size the largest is on top so as you open it you must see what app is holding so much storage
    10-14-2013 11:28 PM
  16. Matthew Simon's Avatar
    Just click details under apps
    10-14-2013 11:29 PM
  17. Rachit Mehindru's Avatar
    I Just want to know that what are the Media and files ...in storage check and from where we can delete it ... Please let me kno
    03-20-2014 08:30 AM
  18. raj bhagat1's Avatar
    when i go to setting>storage check it shows 3.5gb is bee used by other.
    will you please tell me how can i delete this 3.5gb from others???
    07-30-2014 07:19 AM
  19. raj bhagat1's Avatar
    dude i am also facing the same problem will you please tell me how can i clean my 3.5gb space from others.
    07-30-2014 07:25 AM
  20. Jugal Jagtap's Avatar
    I'm facing the same problem. L720
    08-06-2014 05:49 AM
  21. gobi2510's Avatar
    Have you used the storage check - 2nd to last setting? as this will let you clean out your temporary files and move your maps to SD card. However if you don't have it download the beta from

    Lumia Storage Check | Nokia Beta Labs

    You will need to sign up, also you will need to clean out your internet explorer history individually, by opening internet explorer then ... -> scroll down to settings -> delete history. Best do this after you have bookmarked the sites you frequent but haven't bookmarked them.

    I presume you are already using the SD card for pictures, music and videos?

    Also once you install asphalt 7, would will need to clean out the temporary files.. for me it was 1 gig!
    08-07-2014 04:29 PM
  22. pankaj981's Avatar
    Install Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 via the Developer Preview >> install Storage Check BETA from Microsoft Mobile >> move Apps and Maps to SD card >> Profit?
    08-07-2014 04:39 PM
  23. gobi2510's Avatar
    waiting for official Windows Phone 8.1 Update
    08-07-2014 04:43 PM

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