Internal storage (ROM): LG Optimus F3

Learn how to view free space and free up storage on the LG Optimus F3.

 

 

 

 

Manage storage

 

To manage the internal storage space, follow these steps:

 

Clear storage regularly

Note: Clear storage at least once per week.

  • Check the available internal device storage (see 'View free storage space' below).

    It must be over 150 MB for your device. The Android system cannot work properly if the internal device storage is below 150 MB. If under 150 MB, use the following tips to clear more storage:
    • Delete unnecessary text messages (SMS) and picture messages (MMS).
    • Transfer pictures and media to a computer to remove them from the phone memory.
    • Clear the browser cache, cookies, or history.
    • Clear Facebook app cache.
    • Manage applications. See section below.
    • Delete the call logs.

Adjust memory storage settings

Follow these tips to prevent your ROM storage from quickly filling up.

  • Set text and multimedia message limits to delete messages automatically
    Note: The default is 200 text and 20 picture messages. You may use this setting to start with, and decrease it if you continue to have problems.
      1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
      2. Tap the Menu key, and then tap Settings.
      3. Tap Storage.
      4. Tap Text message limit.
      5. Enter a lower value.
      6. Tap OK.
      7. Tap Multimedia message limit.
      8. Enter a lower value.
      9. Tap OK.
    • Change Gmail synchronization setting to every three days
      1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
      2. Scroll to and tap Gmail.
      3. Tap the Menu key, and then tap Settings.
      4. Tap the email address you want to edit.
      5. Tap Days of mail to sync.
      6. Touch the number wheel and slide down to enter 3.
      7. Tap OK.
    • Change Email storage location to SD card.
      Note: You must be logged in to your Email account.
      1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
      2. Tap System settings.
      3. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Accounts & sync.
      4. Tap Email.
      5. Tap Email Settings.
      6. Tap General settings.
      7. Tap Storage.
      8. Tap SD card.

 

Manage applications

Monitor new applications that you install.

  • Consider uninstall apps using large amounts of ROM.
    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Apps.
    4. If necessary, touch the screen and slide left to view the 'ALL' screen.
    5. To sort apps from largest ROM users to lowest, tap the Menu key and then tap Sort by size. Note: The apps using the most ROM are now listed at the top of the list.
    6. Select the application you want to uninstall.
    7. Tap Uninstall.
    8. Tap OK to confirm.

 

 

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 System settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Storage.
  4. Under 'INTERNAL STORAGE,' view the Available value.