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Streak 5 Memory Usage


Article Summary: This article provides information on memory usage on the Streak 5.

Table of Contents:

  1. Memory Overview
  2. Determining Which Programs Are Installed and Stored Where
  3. Determining the Available Internal Storage Space
  4. Determining Total and Available MicroSD Card Storage Space
  5. Accessing Files Stored on the MicroSD Card
  6. Accessing Files Stored In the Internal Memory



1. Memory Overview

There are two kinds of memory on the Streak 5, internal storage and storage provided by an optional MicroSD card.

Typically pictures, videos and music are stored on the MicroSD card and call logs, contacts, favorites, Google account info and downloaded applications are stored in the internal memory.
Note:
Some applications do let you store them on the MicroSD card, you will be given the option to store them on the MicroSD card if the application supports that when downloading.

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2. Determining Which Programs Are Installed and Stored Where

  1. Touch the Home button and then the Menu button .



  2. On the menu, touch Settings.



  3. Touch applications.



  4. Touch Manage applications.

    There are four options:
    • Downloaded - A list of applications that where downloaded from the Google market and are stored in the internal memory.

    • Running - A list of applications that are currently running.

    • All - A list of applications that were downloaded, installed manually or come installed with the Android Operating System. These can be either in the internal memory or on the MicroSD card.

    • On SD card - A list of programs that are stored on the MicroSD card.
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3. Determining the Available Internal Storage Space

  1. Touch the Home button and then the Menu button .



  2. On the menu, touch Settings.



  3. Touch SD card & phone storage.



  4. Look for the Internal phone storage section.

    This the total amount of memory that the Streak 5 has available for use.
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4. Determining Total and Available MicroSD Card Storage Space

  1. Touch the Home button and then the Menu button .



  2. On the menu, touch Settings.



  3. Touch SD card & phone storage.



  4. Look for the SD card section.

    This the total and available amount of memory that the MicroSD card has.
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5. Accessing Files Stored on the MicroSD Card

  1. Connect the Streak 5 to the computer by plugging the 30-pin connector into the device and the USB connector into the USB port on the computer.




  2. The USB Mass Storage option appears.



  3. To access the files on MicroSD Card with the computer, touch Turn on USB storage.



  4. Touch OK to Turn on USB storage.



  5. The Autoplay window should appear allowing you open the MicroSD card by touching Open folder to view files. If not look in the Devices with Removable Storage section under Computer. From here you can copy, paste or delete files.
    Note:
    The Steak 5 will not recognize the MicroSD card when the card is being used as a USB drive. You will not be able to use the Streak 5's applications that involve saving or retrieving files on the MicroSD card such as camera or music playback. You will need to disconnect the 30-pin that is connecting the Streak 5 to the computer. It may take a few moments for the Streak 5 to be able to access the MicroSD card again.
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6. Accessing Files Stored In the Internal Memory

There is no built in application to access the files stored in the internal memory. To access those files a 3rd party application will have to be downloaded and installed.

There are many free applications of this kind on the Android market.

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ID de l'article : SLN149223

Date de la dernière modification : 08/24/2011 12:00 AM


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