Memory & SD card: Windows Phone 8X by HTC

Learn how to use the task manager, view free space, and free up memory and storage on the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. Find out more on this page:

 

Internal memory (RAM)

Internal storage (ROM)

SD card

 

 

Internal memory (RAM)

Manage memory

To manage the internal memory, follow these steps:

 

Restart the device regularly

You should restart the phone at least once a day:

  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. Touch the screen and slide down to turn off.
  3. To turn the phone on again, press and hold the Power key.

 

Set the device to manage some memory

Prevent the memory from being filled as quickly:

  • Change the setting for email synchronization to download only for the past three days
    1. From the Start screen, tap the tile for the email account you want to edit.
    2. Tap the More icon.
    3. Tap settings.
    4. Tap sync settings.
    5. Tap the Download email from field.
    6. Tap the last 3 days.
    7. Tap the Check mark icon to save.

 

 

Task manager

We're sorry, but the task manager feature is not available on this device.

 

 

View free memory

We're sorry, but the task manager feature is not available on this device.

 

 

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Internal storage (ROM)

Manage storage

To manage the internal storage space, follow these steps:

 

Clear storage regularly

Clear the storage at least once a week:

 

Move Files from phone to PC

  1. Connect the phone to your computer using the provided USB cable.
  2. Choose one of the following options:
    • If you're using Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP, open Windows Explorer from the taskbar.
    • If you're using Windows 8, go to Desktop view, and then open File Explorer from the taskbar.
  3. In Windows Explorer or File Explorer, under 'Computer,' click your phone's name.
    Note: The default device name is 'Windows Phone.'
  4. Double-click the Phone drive.
  5. Navigate to and open the folder that contains the file(s) you want to move.
  6. Transfer the file(s) from your device to a folder on your computer.
  7. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

 

 

View free storage space

To view the amount of free internal storage, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap phone storage.
  4. View the unused storage space information.
  5. Tap the usage bar for more details.

 

 

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SD card

Format SD card

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Insert/remove SD card

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Open or delete files using a computer

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Open or delete files using the device

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Set default memory storage

The default memory storage is set to internal memory. We're sorry, but changing memory storage is not available on this device.

 

 

Transfer files between computer & SD card

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

View free SD card space

This device does not hold an SD card as it contains only internal memory. We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

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