1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    Guys I have Huawei honor 4x
    Actually I have 8G in room but I see just 3G when I update my phone to Android 6
    Help me please !!!
    08-20-2018 09:47 PM
  2. ManiacJoe's Avatar
    The 8GB is the total size of the internal storage.
    The OS and other files take about 5 GB leaving you with only about 3GB for your files and other apps, as you are seeing. 8GB is a very small amount of storage space to start with.

    Get an SD card and use it to hold your media files (documents, photos, music, videos).
    Some apps that use lots of data storage space (camera, maps, GPS navigation, games) will let you store their data on the SD card. See the settings of the individual apps to find out if this is an option for that app.
    08-21-2018 12:12 AM
  3. mulife's Avatar
    i meen 3G in my totale size
    08-21-2018 05:25 AM
  4. mulife's Avatar
    guys !!
    need help
    i have huawei honor 4x
    and 8GB is the total size of the internal storage.
    but when i uptade a new firmware it be 3GB
    08-21-2018 12:46 PM
  5. Rukbat's Avatar
    Evidently the new firmware needs more space, so it repartitioned storage.
    mulife likes this.
    08-21-2018 12:56 PM
  6. mulife's Avatar
    can you explan more
    08-21-2018 01:03 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Yes, the total internal storage the phone is reporting is how much is available to the user. They're not counting the 5 GB taken up by the OS and bloatware.
    Laura Knotek and mulife like this.
    08-21-2018 02:50 PM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I merged your duplicate threads.
    08-21-2018 04:42 PM
  9. mulife's Avatar
    so all 5GB is full
    any solution please !!
    and ths for your time
    08-21-2018 05:39 PM
  10. B. Diddy's Avatar
    So here's the problem: an 8 GB phone will usually only have about 3 GB of available storage for the user, after accounting for the OS and any bloatware. Since modern apps are getting bigger and bigger these days, an 8 GB phone is virtually unusable, unless you're only going to use it for very basic things (like calls and texts). You can try to maximize what little storage you have by following the tips in my guide: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...-warnings.html. But realistically, you may just have to consider getting a new phone with at least 32 GB of internal storage (even 16 GB is probably too little for most people).
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    08-21-2018 07:15 PM
  11. mulife's Avatar
    thank you so mush for your time
    B. Diddy likes this.
    08-21-2018 08:24 PM

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