Internal storage (ROM): Samsung Galaxy Note 3

    Learn how to view free space and free up storage on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

     

     

     

    Adjust storage settings

    Set text and multimedia message limits to delete messages automatically. The default is 200 text and 20 picture messages. Start with this setting and decrease it if you continue to have problems.

     

    Clear storage regularly

    Clear storage at least once per week. Check the available internal device storage.

    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.

     

    Manage applications

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings > GENERAL.
    3. Tap Application manager.
    4. If necessary, swipe left or right to the All screen or the Downloaded screen.
    5. To sort apps from largest users of ROM to lowest, tap the Menu key and then tap Sort by size. The apps using the most ROM are now listed at the top of the list.
    6. Tap the desired application to be uninstalled.
      Note: Uninstalling an app will delete the app.
    7. Tap Uninstall and then tap OK.

     

    View free storage space

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings > GENERAL.
    3. Tap Storage.
    4. Swipe down to the Available space.