My phone and sd card memory is very full and im sure that a lot of this is unused folders and data left behind by old uninstalled apps, temporary files etc. Is there some kind of disk clean up app i could get to remove all of this junk?
My memory is getting very low.I know about all the move to SD methods; I want to try and get rid of some unused data first.I always see posts about clear data and clear cache.Yes, this frees up space but do the apps actually need this data? What is the difference between data and cache? e.g.If I clear data from my contacts app, will all my contacts be deleted?What am I safe to clean up? Is there a way of cleaning up everything at once? Is there an equivalent to defrag and disc clean up? Any advice on getting some memory back without moving apps would be great.
Is it ok to drop Pending Intents in android if they are never used. Such as in an AppWidgetProvider where a Pending Intent that was never used be overwritten by a new Pending Intent. Or should we call cancel on all unused Pending Intents to clean up memory appropriately?
I bought a Samsung Galaxy S2 Hercules (T-Mobile) and its used. In the Last week I pull some photos and mistakenly delete them, but with my "Recurva" program i could see all the photos (mine and others owners)
On the one hand I'm happy for having recovered, but if one day I want to permanently delete photos, I have the fear that the other person recovers.
How I can delete all photos, videos and files in the cache memory?
Is there any way to start my Droid Phone in "clean" mode? I just discovered that one recording app was killing my outbound phone, and I have some other wierdnesses with zoom happening. Before I go round and round with Verizon, I would like to start my phone without all the add-ons running. But I do not want to uninstall and reinstall everything, just to see/prove that the new apps are not causing my zoom problem.
I don't mean the screen. I mean the dirt and dust that gets in between the cracks and in the keyboard. I've also been noticing the speakers getting dust in them too. and blowing on it does not make it completely go away but only makes you look like an idiot when doing so in public
How do you wipe a phone completely clean? My husband has a new job w/ phone, so we want to get rid of his Charge. I have a DInc that I plan on shedding before year's end, and I too want to make sure all personal info, pics etc. are off. Do I just learn how to restore to factory setting & remove the sd card?
Not had my desire long but down loaded a few apps for it they all seem to be stored on phone memory not the sd card. what is stored to the sd card seems to be unused so far. do you have to set it up to use sd card or does it know one is fitted. does it switch to sd card when phone memory full. will run out of space soon if can't get things to store to card instead of phone mem.
I noticed that my Eris sent texts very quickly when I first upgraded to 2.1, and now not so much. I know it's because the texts are starting to really build up, so is there an app that will make the text messaging app only keep the last 20-50 messages?
January 26, 2009, 11:00 am by Ben Sillis 1 comment Filed under Mobile phones Tags: Android, android market, app, app store, Apple, G1, Google, HTC, T-Mobile, T-mobile G1 Watch out, T-Mobile G1 owners: a dodgy app that appears to be wiping phone memories has made its way onto the Android Market. The open source nature of Android has come back to bite Google, with what may be the first piece of malware finding its way onto the Android Market.
MemoryUp is supposedly designed to clean up the T-Mobile G1?s memory, but it?s being a bit too vigorous and wiping the internal memory of the G1 as well as the inserted SD card in some cases. One user, ?kr33p1n?, complains that it ?Doesn?t work at all erased my phone numbers and froze my phone,? and many others seem to be in agreement, with the program clocking up several hundred one star ratings already. So, a devious Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Storm or Palm Pre employee behind it? Or just some jerk cranking out cackhanded code? We don?t know, but all of a sudden, Apple?s closed App Store and opaque approval process seem very enticing.........
I am building an Android Application that has a lot of C modules that has the sequence of Java->JNI->C code. I am currently building all the C modules using mm -B option in the Android baseport (Android source code) within the external folder. When I want to build all C modules, I call the individual modules' mm -B function one after the other. I have 2 questions in this regard.I wanted to know if there is a way to do incremental build on a set of modules. The scenario here is that I am building a set of modules one after another from a script. I have observed that all the modules mentioned in the script get built irrespective of whether a change has been made to it or not. This clean build takes time. Is there a way out of this?
Whenever mm -B is executed, the libraries built are placed in out/target/product//obj/lib/ path by default. I wanted to know if we can change this path and whenever the mm -B command is called, the libraries are copied to the corresponding modules paths and not to this common path.
I dont have much knowledge of the envsetup.sh that has the definition of these mm and mmm functions.
My application is designed to support both portrait and landscape orientations. Using my HTC IO device, it survives 12 orientation changes before throwing an out of memory exception while inflating my activity.When I follow the recommended procedure of using DDMS to first force a GC and then write a heap dump, and then load it into the Eclipse Memory Analyzer, there is only one retained instance of my application, as there should be. None of the other retained objects are obvious offenders. Just for yuks, I reran the test, and did everything the same way except I didn't force a GC. In this case I see 13 instances of my application, which is more consistent with throwing an OOM exception. Is this telling me something useful? If forcing a GC with DDMS reclaims the memory used by now-defunct instances of my activity, I would have thought the VM would have garbage collected some, if not all of these defunct activities automatically. Do I need to request GC at the very beginning of my activity lifecycle to make sure?
im not sure if this is a repost or if everyone already knows this but this is a very awesome tip. when i hard reset the phone and went to the market, i clicked "my downloads" and my apps that i had b4 were all listed and they said "free", (which meant i had to redownload). so it keeps your history according to your intial google sign in on the phone. ive hard reset bout 3 times just so i lower my market "MB". im at 3mb on my market and 50mb free of memory. i also have 67 apps installed. i highly recommend to hard reset your phone every now and then. it gives you so much more memory when you go and reinstall all your previous apps from "my downloads" section of the market. plus your contacts all sync to your gmail so you dont even have to worry bout losing any contacts. trust me, it really makes a difference in performance after the phone frees up that much memory. b4 i first did it i had like 27mb in my market and like 45 apps with 10mb of free mem on my phone. man did that suck. every time you go in the market or even when you uninstall an app it will still be eating your memory. try it out and leave some feed back. its really harmless. the only thing is that you will have to set your settings on some apps to how it was pre hard reset. for example, missed call, scoreboard, weather channel, and more. but its really worth it.
I just downloaded and installed CoPilot Live 8 onto my HTC Desire, but didn't realize how much of a phone memory hog it was. On my previous phone, BlackBerry Bold, there was an option to archive apps onto the SD card so that they could be easily transferred back onto the phone if wanted without having to re-download them. Is this possible on on the Desire or is there an Android app that makes it possible?
Apologies if this question has already been answered several times.My HTC desires phone memory is almost full.From what I hear I can't store apps from the SD card until 2.2 update is available, is this true?Will you also be able to run apps from the SD card with the update?
I really like a super efficient, clean, minimalist setup for my gadgets. I've been playing around with the Android OS since I picked up my EVO trying to figure out the most efficient setup. I think I've got a pretty good setup going now, and I'm curious what else like-minded people are doing. Right now, I've got LauncherPro as my home launcher. I'm down to three screens. My main screen is Beautiful Smaller Home widget and Pure Calendar 4x3 widget with scrolling enabled. To the left, I've got a page of Apps Organizer shortcuts with everything very specifically organized into the most useful labels for me. To the right, I've got a page of my most used applications that aren't on my dock.
Along the dock, I've got Gmail, Handcent, and Talk on one screen, Phone, Search People, and Navigation on the next, and Camera, Mixzing, and AppBrain on the third. Framing all three of my dock screens, I've got previous and next screen shortcuts. Finally, to top it all off, I've got QuickDesk enabled by default with a long press of the search button. My QuickDesk screen is completely full with any sort of toggle option I might need (GPS, BT, Wifi, plane mode, sync, screen brightness, LED light, unlock pattern, PDANet, QuickProfile, and Wifi Tether) as well as the Pandora and Mixzing widgets. I've also got BatteryLeft on that screen. The only thing I'm kind of missing is the Dolphin Bookmark widget. I'm thinking about removing the previous and next screen shortcuts in my dock to free up six more icons down there, which would get me close to having space for the bookmarks widget on my screen to the right.
I've noticed a somewhat bothersome issue with the root folder of my phone's internal SD card. Perhaps it's lazy coding, perhaps I've missed a setting somewhere, but the root seems swamped with various folders by different applications. Is there no Application Data folder for these, using Windows terms?
I am trying to draw an animation. To do so I have extended View and overridden the onDraw() method. What I would expect is that each time onDraw() is called the canvas would be in the state that I left it in and I could choose to clear it or just draw over parts of it (This is how it worked when I used a SurfaceView) but each time the canvas comes back already cleared. Is there a way that I can not have it cleared? Or maybe save the previous state into a Bitmap so I can just draw that Bitmap and then draw over top of it?
Im new to this Forum and to Android. The Cliq look really nice an I always wanted to have a real Keyboard and an Android. As I don't use social networks and do not need all these "features" I was wondering if it will be possible to flash an "clean" Android? And if so, do I need to root the device?
After I added some .png files into my Project Workspace drawable folder I refreshed my drawable folders in Eclipse and the newly added files showed up. But when I tried to access those resources using R.drawable.xyzimage, xyzimage although in the folder could not be resolved. So I did a Project Clean and guess what after this clean R.java is totally gone and all my classes accessing resources using R.java is showing all sorts of error and Eclipse won't let me run the code anymore. I have backup of my source code but I want to explore if R.java can be regenerated and how?