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    Default Storage almost full notification

    I have bee getting a notification for the past few weeks saying storage is almost full. I switched from a small 4gb SD to a 16gb SD and within an hour of switching to the larger card I began getting the notification again. What is the deal?? Any help is much appreciated.

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    Default Re: Storage almost full notification

    Welcome to Android Central! What kind of device do you have? It most likely doesn't matter how big your external SD card is--these low storage notifications occur because the internal storage is getting full. Older or more inexpensive phones often don't have much internal storage to begin with (e.g., 4 GB, of which 2-3 GB is usually taken up by the OS). For more info, review this guide: [GUIDE] Android Memory and How to Deal with Low Memory Warnings
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    Thank you for the reply..I have a S4 so definitely not an old phone

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    Rooted or unrooted? If rooted, do you use Titanium Backup or similar apps? I'm not too familiar with the details, but I have read some posts about backups taking up a lot of internal storage. I've also read some posts about possible bugs in how certain Samsung devices account for memory. I'll see if I can find some of them.
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    Also, can you post a screenshot of your storage stats?

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