Internal storage (ROM): T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Learn how to view free space and free up storage on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.





Manage storage


To manage the internal storage space, follow these steps:


Clear storage regularly

Clear the storage at least once a week:

Note: Refer to your user manual for instructions.


  • 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 sk4Gmenu.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Storage.
  4. View Available space for the SD card, for USB storage, and for Device memory.