Memory & SD card: Huawei Summit

Learn how to view free space, and free up memory and storage on the Huawei Summit and SD card.

 

 

Internal memory (RAM)

 

Manage memory

  1. If the device is slow, remove the widgets from Home screens (especially ones that update with information or have animation).
  2. If you are using live wallpaper and the device is slow, turn off the live wallpaper.
  3. Remove unused Home screens by pinching the Home screen and dragging it to the trash can.

     

    View free memory

    1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Storage.
    2. View the Internal Customer Data Storage.

     

    Internal storage (ROM)

     

    Manage storage

    1. 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.
    2. View other applications that are using storage or memory:
    3. When in Manage Applications settings, press Menu. Some devices may require you select All first to view all applications.
      1. Touch Sort by size.
      2. For apps that take up a lot of space, clear the application cache and data.
      3. For apps that continue to use a lot of your storage space, uninstall them by touching the app name, then tapping Uninstall.
    4. Move some apps to the SD card or storage partition.
    5. 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

    1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Storage.
    2. View the Internal System Storage.

     

    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.

     

    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 is selected.
    4. On the computer Start menu, navigate to Computer or My Computer.
    5. Find the Removable disk located under devices with removable storage.
    6. Right-click the removable disk, then click Format.
    7. Verify the file system is set at FAT32 and Quick Format is selected.
    8. Click Start.
    9. Wait a few minutes for the computer to format the SD card.
    10. If errors appear during this process, the SD card is likely defective.

     

    Insert / remove SD card

    1. Power the phone off.
    2. Remove the back cover by pressing the bottom and sliding the cover up.
      Summit BackCover.jpg
    3. Insert the memory card with gold contacts facing down and slide in.
      SDCard insert.jpg
    4. 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

    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

    1. From any Home screen, tap Apps > File Manager > SD card.
    2. Navigate to the desired folder.

     

    Transfer files between computer & SD card

    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

    1. From any Home screen, tap Apps > File Manager > Phone.
    2. Navigate to the desired folder and file.
    3. Touch and hold the file you want to copy.
    4. Tap Copy > SD card > Menu > Paste.

     

    View free SD card space

    1. From any Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Storage.
    2. Under SD card, view the Total space.