1. jc109's Avatar
    Hello everyone,
    So I recently downloaded music on the Android uTorrent app, about 1.7GB size. When it completed, I couldn't find the files anywhere on my system using "File Manager" which I find better than ES File Explorer or other similar apps. Because I couldn't find the files, I decided to delete them on the app. However, the files remain and my Settings->More->Storage->Used Space says that my downloads are taking up about 1.7GB. So, I delete everything in my downloads with File Manager and clean out residual files, but the problem remains. Anyone knows where the torrent files are being stored? I tried searching for them in my file explorer but nothing came up. I know it's because of the downloaded files because I used to have 5.1GB of free storage and now I only have 3.4GB.
    Any fixes?

    Thanks!

    PS: I have an AT&T Galaxy S4 running Android 4.3
    Shahbaz JS likes this.
    12-08-2013 02:13 AM
  2. jc109's Avatar
    please reply! 250 views and no one has an idea?
    12-08-2013 01:36 PM
  3. jaj324's Avatar
    Have you tried Clean Master??

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    12-08-2013 01:36 PM
  4. jc109's Avatar
    Have you tried Clean Master??

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    Yeah, I've cleaned out residual files and checked big files >10MB but nothing shows up. I forgot to mention that in my download folder, it shows that there's a file that I suspect is the actual torrent file because it's named the same but it shows that it is 0.0B and I can't delete it because if I try, the app tells me that it doesn't exist. I suspect that might be part of the problem.
    12-08-2013 06:28 PM
  5. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I remember in Windows there was a similar thing with a bit torrent app/files. It's probably in Android/ or System/Data somewhere.

    In ES File Explorer tick the Show Hidden Files and Folders thing. See if you can find it in a folder in Data.

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    12-08-2013 07:16 PM
  6. jaj324's Avatar
    Hate to say it but a factory reset may be your only option. I do one every now and then just to clean the cobwebs out. It's nice to have a fresh copy of the OS, just a pain in the **** to set everything back up.

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    12-08-2013 07:37 PM
  7. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Hate to say it but a factory reset may be your only option. I do one every now and then just to clean the cobwebs out. It's nice to have a fresh copy of the OS, just a pain in the **** to set everything back up.

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    That's not the OP's issue...

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    12-08-2013 07:59 PM
  8. jc109's Avatar
    So I redownloaded the torrent file, and it took no time because it was already completed and the file's are somewhere in my device. If I press the play button in the uTorrent app, I can indeed view all the files but the folder doesn't show up in any file explorer in my downloads section. However, like I said before, there's a file that I suspect is the problem and I cannot delete it; it essentially doesn't exist in all but display. I tried looking through all the data folders, but I can't find anything. When I downloaded a different torrent, the folder did indeed show up in Download so I know it's not a uTorrent problem.
    12-08-2013 10:59 PM
  9. jc109's Avatar
    Please help! This is taking up almost 2gb of data on my phone!
    12-12-2013 01:00 AM
  10. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Please help! This is taking up almost 2gb of data on my phone!
    Maybe as someone else suggested, if you have searched your phone and can't find where that spaces has gone, try to back up your data and then do a factory reset. It will require reinstalling all your apps and wipe all the texts and data on your phone, etc.

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    12-12-2013 01:28 AM
  11. Chris ayres1's Avatar
    Torrent files are not stored in the downloads folder. Use your file explorer and navigate to a torrents folder, that will be where they are lurking!

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    12-12-2013 04:22 AM
  12. Chris ayres1's Avatar
    Also within the android utorrent app there is an option to set the download directory (as with the desktop version) open utorrent on your phone and check where your files are being downloaded to...

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-12-2013 04:26 AM
  13. jc109's Avatar
    Torrent files are not stored in the downloads folder. Use your file explorer and navigate to a torrents folder, that will be where they are lurking!

    Posted via Android Central App
    Where would the torrents folder be?
    12-14-2013 08:11 PM
  14. Almeuit's Avatar
    You downloaded music? I believe piracy is against the forum rules.

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    12-14-2013 11:03 PM

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