Internal memory (RAM): Blackberry Bold 9900

Learn how to use the task manager and free up memory on the Blackberry Bold 9900.

 

 

 

 

Manage memory

 

To manage the internal memory, follow the steps in Memory management: BlackBerry including:

 

 

  • Restarting your device regularly.
  • Closing unneeded applications.
  • Monitoring and cleaning your memory regularly.

 

 

Task manager

 

A task manager can view running apps and close them. To use the task manager, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press and hold the ALT key + Escape key. A list of all open applications will appear on the screen.
  2. Continue to hold the ALT key, then release the Escape key.
  3. Scroll to the application that you want to close.
  4. Release the ALT key. The application opens.
  5. Press the Escape key to close the application.
    Note: Always press the Escape key to exit applications to ensure they close properly.

 

 

 

View free memory

 

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

 

Device software 5.0 and earlier

  1. On the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone, open Options.
  2. Select Status.
  3. The File Free field shows the approximate amount of available flash memory available for data.

 

Device software 6.0 and later

  1. On the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone, tap All, then open Options.
  2. Select Device.
  3. Select Device and Status Information.
  4. The File Free field shows the approximate amount of available flash memory available for data.