Memory & SD card: Huawei Summit

Learn how to use the task manager, view free space, and free up memory and storage on the Huawei Summit and sd card. Find out more on this page:

 

Internal memory (RAM)

Internal storage (ROM)

SD card

 

 

Internal memory (RAM)

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 information orhave 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:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

View free memory

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. View Internal Customer Data Storage.

 

 

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Internal storage (ROM)

Manage storage

To manage the internal storage space, follow these steps:

 

  • If you notice the device having some problems and you installed apps in the past few days, then uninstall all the new apps. Most device problems are actually caused by app errors.
  • View other applications that are using storage or memory:
    1. When in Manage Applications settings, press Menu. Some devices may require you select All first to view all applications.
    2. Touch Sort by size.
    3. For apps that take up a lot of space, clear the application cache and data.
    4. For apps that continue to use a lot of your storage space, uninstall them by touching the app name, then Uninstall.
  • Move some apps to the SD card or storage partition.
    Note: Do not move: live wallpaper, widget apps, apps that use the notification bar, or apps that synchronize online. Some apps may not work correctly from SD card. Move unstable apps back to internal memory or upgrade to a new SD card (class 6 or above).

 

 

View free storage space

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. View Internal System Storage.

 

 

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SD card

Format SD card

Formatting the SD card deletes all data on it. You may wish to format the SD card if you want to delete the files, if files or apps on the SD card are not working, or if the SD card is not working.

 

To format the SD card while inserted in the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up data on the storage or SD card, if desired.
  2. Plug the device into a computer with a USB cable.
  3. From the Notification bar, verify that Disk Drive or Mass Storage mode are selected.

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  4. On the computer Start menu, navigate to Computer or My Computer.
  5. Find the Removable disk located under devices with removable storage.

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  6. Right-click the removable disk.
  7. Click Format.

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  8. Verify the file system is set at FAT32 and Quick Format is selected.

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  9. Click Start.
  10. Wait a few minutes for the computer to format the SD card.
    Note: If errors appear during this process, the SD card is likely defective.

 

 

Insert / remove SD card

To insert or remove the SD card, follow these steps:

 

1.     Power the phone off.

2.     Remove the back cover by pressing the bottom and sliding the cover up.

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3.     Insert the memory card with gold contacts facing down and slide in.

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To remove the memory card, follow these steps:

 

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Remove the back cover by pressing the bottom and sliding the cover up.
  3. Slide the memory card out of the slot.

 

 

Open or delete files using a computer

To open or delete files on the SD card using a computer, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect the phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  3. If necessary, tap OK.
  4. On the computer, navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive.
  5. Navigate to and delete the desired file(s).
  6. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.
  7. Tap Turn off USB storage

 

 

Open or delete files using the device

To open or delete files on the SD card using the device, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap File Manager.
  3. Tap SD card.
  4. Navigate to the desired folder.

 

 

Set default memory storage

By default, the device stores data on the [SD card or internal storage]. To set the default memory storage to another location, follow these steps:

 

We’re sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Transfer files between computer & SD card

To transfer files and pictures between the computer and SD card, follow these steps:

 

  1. Connect the phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Tap Turn on USB storage.
  3. If necessary, tap OK.
  4. On the computer, navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive.
  5. Navigate to and move the desired file(s).
  6. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.
  7. Tap Turn off USB storage.

 

 

Transfer files between internal storage & SD card

To transfer files and pictures between the internal storage and SD card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap File Manager.
  3. Tap Phone.
  4. Navigate to the desired folder and file.
  5. Touch and hold the file you want to copy.
  6. Tap Copy.
  7. Tap SD card.
  8. Tap the Menu key.
  9. Tap Paste.

 

 

View free SD card space

To view the amount of free SD card storage, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Under SD card, view Total space.

 

 

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