Memory & SD card: Dell Streak 7

    Learn how to use the task manager, view free space, and free up memory and storage on the Dell Streak 7 and sd card. 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:

     

    1. If the device is slow, remove the widgets from Home screens (especially ones that update with information orhave animation).
    2. If you are using live wallpaper and the device is slow, turn off the live wallpaper.
    3. Remove all unused Home screens:
      • Pinch the Home screen.
      • On the grid of Home screens, drag unused screens to the trash.

     

     

    Task manager

    We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on your device.

     

     

    View free memory

    We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on your device.

     

     

    Back to top

     

     

    Internal storage (ROM)

    Manage storage

    To manage the internal storage space, follow these steps:

     

    • Check the available internal device storage. It must be over 25 MB for all versions up to Android 3.1 or over 150 MB for Android 4.0+.
      Note: If it is less, the Android system cannot work properly. You must clear more storage and delete more apps using the following tips.
    • Delete unnecessary text messages (SMS) and picture messages (MMS).
    • Transfer pictures and media to a computer, and remove it from the phone memory.
    • Clear the browser cache, cookies, or history.
    • Clear Facebook app cache.
    • Manage applications. See section below.
    • Delete the call logs.

     

     

    View free storage space

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

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Scroll to and tap SD card & Tablet storage.
    4. Under Internal tablet storage, view the Available space.

     

     

    Back to top

     

     

    SD card

    Format SD card

    We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on your device.

     

     

    Insert / remove SD card

    To insert or remove the SD card, follow these steps:

     

    1. Open the SIM and memory card slot cover.
    2. Insert the memory card as shown. Press the memory card in until it is fully inserted and you hear a soft click.

      SD Card.jpg

    3. Close the SIM and memory card slot cover.

     

     

    Open or delete files using a computer

    To open or delete files on the SD card using a computer, follow these steps:

     

    1. Connect the included USB cord to the tablet, then to your computer.
    2. Tap Turn on USB storage.
    3. On your computer, a Removable Disk window appears. Click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.

      Removable Disk.jpg

    4. Click OK.
      Note: To access files on internal tablet storage, touch and drag the Status bar down to open the Notification screen and then tap USB connected. Tap Turn on USB storage and OK.
    5. Double-click the folder that contains the files you want to delete.
    6. Delete the files.
    7. When you are finished, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the lower right-hand corner of your computer screen.
    8. Click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.

     

     

    Open or delete files using the device

    To open or delete files on the SD card using the device, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications Applications Icon.jpg icon.
    2. Tap Quickoffice.
    3. Tap Browse.
    4. Tap SD Card.
    5. Locate and then tap to select the check box of the file you want to delete.
    6. Tap the Menu key.
    7. Tap Delete.
    8. Tap OK.

     

     

    Set default memory storage

    We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on your device.

     

     

    Transfer files between computer & SD card

    To transfer files and pictures between the computer and SD card, follow these steps:

     

    1. Connect the included USB cord to the tablet, then to your computer.
    2. Tap Turn on USB storage.
    3. On your computer, a Removable Disk window appears. Click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.

      Removable Disk.jpg

    4. Click OK.
      Note: To access files on internal tablet storage, touch and drag the Status bar down to open the Notification screen and then tap USB connected. Tap Turn on USB storage and OK.
    5. Double-click the folder that contains the files you want to move or copy.
    6. Drag and drop the files from the folder onto your computer desktop or into another folder on the computer.
    7. When you are finished, click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the lower right-hand corner of your computer screen.
    8. Click Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device.

     

     

    Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

    We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on your device.

     

     

    View free SD card space

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

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Scroll to and tap SD card & Tablet storage.
    4. Scroll to External SD card and view Total space and Available space.

     

     

    Back to top