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    Default Cleaning up memory space.

    I would like to know how to go about cleaning up my memory. I think I have files on my tab and sd card that I do not need. I see this when I hook my Galaxy Tab up to my Mac. I think this because this is what I see...



    Tab memory

    Alarms
    Android
    ApplifierVideoCache
    burstlyimageCache
    burstlyVideocache
    DCIM
    Download
    innerGarden <~~(I think this was an app the little one installed and I uninstalled later)
    Input
    kindle <~~(I know this is one I want to keep)
    MagicRing <~~(?)
    mm_uuid.info <~~(this looks like a text tab)
    MovieMakerLib
    Movies
    Music <~~(duh...)


    Then when I look at my SD card this is what I see. I might want to note that the SD card came from my first android cell phone. I put it into my tab to add memory to it


    Android
    browser
    com
    crashlogs
    DCIM
    Download
    glu
    incrediapp.robodefense.backup.full <~~(This was a game I played on my phone NOT my tab)
    kindle
    logs
    LOST.DIR
    media
    Messagaing
    mms_oom_hprof_data
    my_flix
    my_music
    my_pix
    my_sounds
    twc-cache



    As you could guess I opened up a few of these and they went to empty folders?!?! I don't really understand to much of it but I like the idea of my tab having EVERY bit of memory space it can get.

    What can I do to get this figured out? Can I remove some of these folders because they will never be used?

    What folders would I NEED TO KEEP?

    What folders I can delete?

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    Default Re: Cleaning up memory space.

    LOST.DIR, isn't important. If you use Windows. Don't delete if you have another OS.
    All those other files- Don't delete the files, if you have the related app.
    Example: "Example-app", if there is a app with the same name, or similar (Exampleapp), don't delete it. It won't do serious harm, but will delete the apps data

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    Default Re: Cleaning up memory space.

    That's cool man thanks a lot! I was just a bit confused as it just seemed like a lot of what I would see as needless. But if I need to keep the folders and not the files in the folders then ...I have some work to do.
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    Default Re: Cleaning up memory space.

    Your welcome
    Are you going to delete app?
    -If so delete the folder entirely. Sometimes un-installing apps dosen`t get rid of the folders. This does remove the data.
    Last edited by SpiralBorg; 04-21-2013 at 06:42 PM.
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    Default Re: Cleaning up memory space.

    A lot of the apps are already gone and the folders included. I was just thinking of not needing all of the folders on the sd card because anything I want to download will be saved on the tab. My music and pics ect will be on the sd card.
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    Default Re: Cleaning up memory space.

    If you have photos move them to somewhere safe.
    If all the apps are deleted, delete the folders. Unless you have a photo app, in which that will delete your photos you made with the app.

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    Default Re: Cleaning up memory space.

    I use an app named Clean Master that gets rid of leftover remnants of old apps. It can really reclaim a lot of memory.

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