Memory & SD card: T-Mobile Concord

Learn how to use the task manager, view free space, and free up memory and storage on the T-Mobile Concord 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:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications applicationsicon.png icon.
  2. Tap Task Manager.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Kill All.

 

 

View free memory

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

 

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Applications.
  3. Tap Storage usage.
  4. Tap All, if necessary.
  5. Scroll to and tap Gallery.
  • Note: To sort applications by name, tap the Menu key  > Sort by name.

 

 

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Internal storage (ROM)

Manage storage

To manage the internal storage space, follow these steps:

 

  • Check the available internal device storage. It must be over 25 MB for all versions up to Android 3.1 or over 150 MB for Android 4.0+.
    Note: If it is less, the Android system cannot work properly. You must clear more storage and delete more apps using the following tips.
  • 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.

 

 

View free storage space

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

 

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Applications.
  3. Tap Storage usage.
  4. Tap All, if necessary.
  5. Scroll to and tap Gallery.
  • Note: To sort applications by name, tap the Menu key  > Sort by name.

 

 

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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. Plug the device into a computer with a USB cable.
  2. From the Notification bar, verify that Disk Drive or Mass Storage mode are selected.

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

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

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

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  8. Click Start.
  9. 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 using the notch located at  the bottom middle of the phone.

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

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  4. To remove the memory card, follow these steps:
  5. Power the phone off.
  6. Remove the back cover using the  notch located at the bottom middle of the phone.

 

 

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. Click to open the desired folder(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 applicationsicon.png icon.
  2. Tap File Manager.
  3. Tap sdcard.
  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 for 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 applicationsicon.png icon.
  2. Tap File Manager.
  3. Tap System.
  4. Navigate to the  desired folder and file.
  5. Tap to select (check)  the file you want to move..
  6. Tap Copy.
  7. Touch and hold the  desired folder.
  8. Tap Paste.
  9. Tap OK.

 

 

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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