Internal memory (RAM): T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Learn how to use the task manager and free up memory on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.





Manage memory


To manage the internal memory, follow these steps:


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




Task manager


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


  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Scroll to and tap Task Manager.
  3. Tap the Active applications tab.
  4. Scroll to the desired application.
  5. Tap Exit.




View free memory


To view the amount of free internal memory, 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.