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Author Topic: Recovering my space in the phone memory  (Read 1843 times)

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Recovering my space in the phone memory
« on: February 26, 2019, 05:07 AM »
Can I use a windows program for this with the phone usb connected ?
What is the best program for this in that case ?

And in Android ?

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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2019, 10:25 AM »
Why would you want to do it from windows?

in Android ?
have you looked through the android apps thread - What Android Apps Do You Use?
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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2019, 05:49 PM »
I'm not even sure what the question means.

Recovering my space in the phone memory

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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2019, 01:17 PM »
All the Android phones I have had access to (ranging from Android 5.x to 8.x) all connected just fine through USB and appeared as drives in Windows explorer where I could copy stuff from and to the phone without any special software on the phone or Windows.

The folder structure in an Android phone takes a bit of getting used to, but isn't difficult. Those were phones from brands Huawei, Samsung, Kyocera and a vague Chinese brand name that I forgot.

So you do not need o get/install software on your phone or computer. I am sure that there are pieces of software that make it a bit easier, but you can easily do without. On a side note, I did activate developer mode (an Android feature) on each of the phones.

Any gathers a lot of garbage quickly when taking photos and doing a bit of WhatsApp. These folders are easy to find and their content is quickly transferred to your computer, where that data can be included in your backup routine. You could store those photos online and access these when you want to show them through your phone to someone.

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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2019, 05:29 PM »
Files - Probably the safest with regards to finding what's taking space and giving you the control over what to archive/remove.

Files by Google is a file management app that helps you:
✨ Free up space with cleaning recommendations
🔍 Find files faster with search and simple browsing
↔️ Share files offline with others, fast and without data
☁️ Back up files to the cloud to save you space on device

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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2019, 06:04 AM »
All the Android phones I have had access to (ranging from Android 5.x to 8.x) all connected just fine through USB and appeared as drives in Windows explorer where I could copy stuff from and to the phone without any special software on the phone or Windows.

The folder structure in an Android phone takes a bit of getting used to, but isn't difficult. Those were phones from brands Huawei, Samsung, Kyocera and a vague Chinese brand name that I forgot.

So you do not need o get/install software on your phone or computer. I am sure that there are pieces of software that make it a bit easier, but you can easily do without. On a side note, I did activate developer mode (an Android feature) on each of the phones.

Any gathers a lot of garbage quickly when taking photos and doing a bit of WhatsApp. These folders are easy to find and their content is quickly transferred to your computer, where that data can be included in your backup routine. You could store those photos online and access these when you want to show them through your phone to someone.
Thanks Shades.
I lost one of my mobiles (I have two) on friday. I bought a new one I am configurating now . And go to the police for the lost one. I have profile in samsung account and google drive account. So I hope to recover my data.

I am investigating in safety forums the exact procedure just because this is not a mobile change, so I don't know if create new profiles and restore...

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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2019, 06:04 AM »
Files - Probably the safest with regards to finding what's taking space and giving you the control over what to archive/remove.

Files by Google is a file management app that helps you:
✨ Free up space with cleaning recommendations
🔍 Find files faster with search and simple browsing
↔️ Share files offline with others, fast and without data
☁️ Back up files to the cloud to save you space on device
I will download and comment.
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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2019, 06:05 AM »
Why would you want to do it from windows?

in Android ?
have you looked through the android apps thread - What Android Apps Do You Use?

Thanks Tomos

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Re: Recovering my space in the phone memory
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2019, 06:05 AM »
I'm not even sure what the question means.

Recovering my space in the phone memory

 :-\
You are right !
Thanks Curt