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    Default Internal storage clearing cache

    When I import a picture from the cloud ( Google+ photos ) and set it as my wallpaper, I can see internal storage used up by the same amount in mb as the picture. I understand that part. What I don't get, is when I switch back to a pre-installed wallpaper and remove the imported pic, storage is not reduced. Is there a way to clear that wallpaper cache?

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    Default Re: Internal storage clearing cache

    Quote Originally Posted by dkreeg View Post
    When I import a picture from the cloud ( Google+ photos ) and set it as my wallpaper, I can see internal storage used up by the same amount in mb as the picture. I understand that part. What I don't get, is when I switch back to a pre-installed wallpaper and remove the imported pic, storage is not reduced. Is there a way to clear that wallpaper cache?

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    It is probably being stored as a system cache. You can clear cache in recovery. Use this: http://forums.androidcentral.com/goo...tion-wipe.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    It is probably being stored as a system cache. You can clear cache in recovery. Use this: http://forums.androidcentral.com/goo...tion-wipe.html
    I followed that excellent writeup and that did it! That is one to remember. Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dkreeg View Post
    I followed that excellent writeup and that did it! That is one to remember. Thank you!

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    No sweat. Good thing to do once in a while. I do that once a month and after any updates.

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