1. G406's Avatar
    I ordered for 16GB phone on AT&T, I received mine on Thursday. I added couple of pics and music files and now when I check the storage it says Total space is 9.62GB.

    Is this how you see it on your phone too?
    I was expecting to see 16GB well after OS and Few Apps I atleast expected to see 14GB.

    My current Screen shows as following.
    Total Space
    9.62GB
    Applications
    1.90GB
    Pictures, videos
    2.82GB
    Audio
    60.00KN
    Downloads
    8.23MB
    Miscellaneous files
    45.10MB
    Available Space
    4.10GB

    Even after connecting the phone to my laptop I see 9.51 GB as total space. Is this common on your phone too?
    04-28-2013 12:30 AM
  2. SteveISU's Avatar
    The S4 is a bloated MOFO, full of carrier and samsung crap. Touchwiz is heavier than ever, yes, 9.6GB is about what you get after all the crap is packed in.
    04-28-2013 12:42 AM
  3. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    I recommend u save all your pics and videos on a MicroSD Card
    ztyankov likes this.
    04-28-2013 12:48 AM
  4. G406's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply guys.
    meanwhile I asked the same question to a AT&T rep over chat and they dont know anything about it.
    04-28-2013 12:56 AM
  5. jwn66's Avatar
    04-28-2013 01:03 AM
  6. eyecon82's Avatar
    I ordered for 16GB phone on AT&T, I received mine on Thursday. I added couple of pics and music files and now when I check the storage it says Total space is 9.62GB.

    Is this how you see it on your phone too?
    I was expecting to see 16GB well after OS and Few Apps I atleast expected to see 14GB.

    My current Screen shows as following.
    Total Space
    9.62GB
    Applications
    1.90GB
    Pictures, videos
    2.82GB
    Audio
    60.00KN
    Downloads
    8.23MB
    Miscellaneous files
    45.10MB
    Available Space
    4.10GB

    Even after connecting the phone to my laptop I see 9.51 GB as total space. Is this common on your phone too?
    Same here man.

    Sent from my SPH-L720 using Android Central Forums
    04-28-2013 01:12 AM
  7. Yell0w's Avatar
    That's exactly why I chose the 32GB version for my S3 so I at least had some extra space to play around with. Are the carriers getting 32GB as an option in the future?

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 2
    04-28-2013 01:27 AM
  8. Dramer77's Avatar
    the s3 had 11gb available , the 4 does have alittle less but it has a bunch more features.. my s4 has 9.72 .. your not gonna get 16 or anything close on any 16gb android phone, the OS ,carrier and manufaturer stuff come out of the 16
    04-28-2013 01:55 AM
  9. flintlock's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply guys.
    meanwhile I asked the same question to a AT&T rep over chat and they dont know anything about it.
    Ha, chat is only for a laugh. You only get the worst idiots there. They can only follow scripts. If you ever need to waste some time that's where to go. At least you don't have to listen to the off shore accent.

    tapd from my S3 Synergy b484
    04-28-2013 04:29 AM
  10. rushmore's Avatar
    SD card no matter how big does not help for app installs. Gamers that play newer games or the more heavier data apps might be best to pass on the 16GB version and hope the carriers offer a 32GB version. Not looking good at the moment that they will, but hopefully enough customer push-back will make them change their minds if not.
    04-28-2013 12:14 PM
  11. Raptor007's Avatar
    That's exactly why I chose the 32GB version for my S3 so I at least had some extra space to play around with. Are the carriers getting 32GB as an option in the future?

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 2
    It has now been confirmed that Verizon will NOT carry the 32GB GS4 period. Verizon claims the microSD and cloud storage as their reasoning. My fear at this point is ATT may wait and see how well the S4 16GB sells before deciding to start selling the 32GB GS4 or kill it off. I certainly hope they deliver as stated on their S4 page with coming soon, since I am holding off on transferring to ATT until they do offer it.
    04-28-2013 02:15 PM
  12. Yell0w's Avatar
    It has now been confirmed that Verizon will NOT carry the 32GB GS4 period. Verizon claims the microSD and cloud storage as their reasoning. My fear at this point is ATT may wait and see how well the S4 16GB sells before deciding to start selling the 32GB GS4 or kill it off. I certainly hope they deliver as stated on their S4 page with coming soon, since I am holding off on transferring to ATT until they do offer it.
    That's unfortunate. I have a 32GB SG3 with T-Mobile and hope that they and AT&T will offer the 32GB version.

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Tapatalk 2
    04-29-2013 02:49 PM
  13. waydavis's Avatar
    Storage on S4-uploadfromtaptalk1367268321102.jpg

    Sent from my HTC One
    04-29-2013 03:45 PM
  14. Raptor007's Avatar
    So how much storage do you have out of the box with 32GB HTC One?
    04-29-2013 05:37 PM
  15. josh8519's Avatar
    i have the s4 with at&t and have 9.62gb total storage my nephew just came home with his and he has 14gb total but he is on verizon
    06-09-2013 09:54 PM
  16. rushmore's Avatar
    Must be a mistake, since the Verizon version has about the same or a tad less. Considering 16gb formatted is only 14.7gb for the user, that 14gb is incorrect. The S3 was less bloated and had a tad over 11gb.
    06-09-2013 10:40 PM
  17. josh8519's Avatar
    No u am sure about about what his had it was more than what I have on mine it may habe not bern 14 but it was more than 11 for sure

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-09-2013 11:04 PM
  18. planoman's Avatar
    yep the Nexus 4 with no bloat etc weighed in at 12.5GB on the 16GB model. As we know that is pure android.

    also for the person who posted the 32GB HTC One, check this out...
    Attached Thumbnails Storage on S4-screenshot_2013-05-13-19-28-05.jpg  
    06-09-2013 11:20 PM
  19. rushmore's Avatar
    No u am sure about about what his had it was more than what I have on mine it may habe not bern 14 but it was more than 11 for sure

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    Seems is he is rooted and has a custom rom, or has a S3 instead. There is not that much space free on the S4.
    06-10-2013 08:18 AM
  20. josh8519's Avatar
    Not rooted or custom rom. I will post screenshots later

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-10-2013 08:28 AM
  21. bembol's Avatar
    I'm just wondering if Samsung is waiting for Apple to start their iPhone line up at 32GB (64GB & 128GB)?

    I treat my Super Phones like an iPod so until 128GB microSD cards become available/cheap, Samsung needs to eliminate 16GB models since their OS/Bloatware uses 7GB+ of space.
    06-10-2013 08:51 AM
  22. josh8519's Avatar
    Storage on S4-1370910717815.jpg
    My nephews s4



    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-10-2013 07:32 PM
  23. josh8519's Avatar
    Storage on S4-1370910872875.jpg
    My s4. I am thinking at&t is calculating this without showing the os and bloat and just showing the actual space we can use

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-10-2013 07:34 PM
  24. planoman's Avatar
    Correct. The nephews phones shows the OS in misc files and then available. ATT shows what is remaining up front. Just two different ways to do it.

    Looks like he had about the same or even less than the ATT model.

    Sent from my Nexus 7
    06-10-2013 07:41 PM
  25. josh8519's Avatar
    Kool now I am going buy me a bigger sd card

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    06-10-2013 08:06 PM

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