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inoek
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎08-29-2013
My Device: Torch 9800
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How to get information about limitation Internal Memory on device

hallo ..

 

have some question here, so please some person able to answer my questions :Yes:

 

1. How to get Information about limitation internal memory on device 

2. is possible to improve internal memory on Blackberry ( move apps on external memory )

3. any tools to get internal memory activity ?

 

thanks for this people who joins here, hope we can share more information about blackberry .. 

 

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mondi21
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Registered: ‎07-08-2013
My Device: 9320/7.1.0.865 (B2428)

Re: How to get information about limitation Internal Memory on device

Hi! Welcome to the forums.

1.To view the available memory on the
BlackBerry® smartphone, perform the
following steps:
For BlackBerry® Device Software 5.0 and
earlier, go to Options > Status > File
Free
For BlackBerry® 6 and BlackBerry® 7, go
to Options > Device > Device and
Status Information

2. You can free up memory by deleting language that you don't use on your device and other stuff. Check here:
http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/25326/Tips_freeing_and_preserving_storag...

With regard to transferring APPS on your SD card, I'm afraid you cant do that.

3.What do you mean tools to get internal memory activity?

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sdgardne
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Re: How to get information about limitation Internal Memory on device

In addition...

There are three types of potential memory on a BB: 1) Application Memory, 2) Device Memory, and 3) Media/SD Card Memory.

Application Memory -- This is the most crucial; it is the protected (not user accessible), dedicated, and fixed (in size) space that is available as the destination for the installation of applications (plus some application storage, overhead and such). You cannot touch AppMemory. You cannot improve the maximum AppMemory that your BB has. It is what it is. Applications can only install here...there is no option.

Device Memory -- This is space on your BB that you can touch to store files, pictures, media, etc. Typically, it is not terribly large, but it is available to you.

SD/Media Card Memory-- This is what it says...your SD card, for you to store files, media, pictures, etc. It can be as large as your BB OS can support...see this KB:

  • KB05461MicroSD card sizes supported by the BlackBerry device software

On some devices/OS levels, you can only see "File Free" (Options > Status), which I think is equivalent to AppMemory. On other devices, you can see all three memory usage levels (Options > Memory). Here are some guidelines to use:

  • KB02843What is the Low Memory Manager feature on the BlackBerry smartphone
  • KB14320How to maximize free space and battery power on the BlackBerry smartphone
  • KB14213Call logs, SMS text messages, and email messages are deleted from the BlackBerry smartphone

Lastly, it is always important to properly close applications when you are done with them. Using the Back or the Red key will not do this -- those leave it to the app to decide what to do...and some will leave themselves resident in memory, consuming resources on your BB, slowing the overall performance. Rather, to close an app, press blackberry_logo.jpg and select "Close" or "Exit"...that will force the application to be closed, freeing up for your new use the resources it was consuming. Some apps will always remain running (typically -- BBMessenger, Browser, Homescreen, Phone, and Messages)...but, you should still close them properly - especially the Browser...if it is left on an active web page, it will not only consume extra resources but battery power as well.

Further, anytime random strange behavior or sluggishness creeps in, the first thing to do is a battery pop reboot. With power ON, remove the back cover and pull out the battery. Wait about a minute then replace the battery and cover. Power up and wait patiently through the long reboot -- ~5 minutes. See if things have returned to good operation. Like all computing devices, BB's suffer from memory leaks and such...with a hard reboot being the best cure. Some have taken to doing this on a regular basis as a preventive measure...some as frequently as once per day. Others have obtained the QuickPull app to automate a simulated Batt-Pull.

Good luck!


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inoek
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎08-29-2013
My Device: Torch 9800
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Re: How to get information about limitation Internal Memory on device

Hi mondi21,

Thanks for your information .. basically just want to know when load some apps we can know which apps consume many space memory on Internal device ,., so we can calculate process
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inoek
Posts: 20
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Re: How to get information about limitation Internal Memory on device

hi sdgardne,

many thanks for your explain, there is very clear full
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