Internal storage (ROM): BlackBerry Classic

Learn how to view free space and free up storage on the BlackBerry Classic.




Adjust storage settings

  1. Open the Setup app.
  2. Tap Accounts, choose your account, then choose a catagory (for example, Email).
  3. Change Sync Interval to a larger time.
  4. Change Sync Past Events to a a smaller duration.


Clear storage regularly

Clear storage at least once per week.

  • 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.


Manage applications

  • Monitor new applications that you install.
  • If your device starts having problems after installing an application, consider uninstalling the application.
  • Consider uninstalling apps using large amounts of ROM.


    1. Open the BlackBerry World app.
    2. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-left, then tap My World > My Apps & Games > Installed.
    3. Tap the desired application to view the Install Size.
    4. Uninstall large apps to save space.


View free storage space

  1. From any Home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Storage and Access > Device storage details.
  3. View the Free value.