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Original topic:

Media Storage consumes a lot of data

(Topic created on: 03-04-2021 02:39 PM)
Libb
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Hi, I realized that a Media Storage app consumes a lot of data - almost 70GB!

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I have no idea, what exactly it is. I googled and it should be some new system how to work with storage for applications but... which is inside, which application uses it so much and how can I reduce the amount of consumed data? I have a lot of pictures stored in the storage but they are in different folder:

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I tried wiping system cache, didn't help. Any idea?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Joeeye
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Media storage will just be a system app which monitors and reports all media data on your phone, ie camera video and photos, music, movies etc. You can't wipe it as it's an in built system app which isn't really taking much space. The 70GB I assume is an amalgamation of all your media files on the device.
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Libb
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Maybe, but it is not possible to have allocated all picture twice! There must be an option to disable it...


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Joeeye
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As I said it's a system app which reports media usage. It is not allocating another 70GB. I'm unfamiliar with the space analyser you're using, but it's probably easier just checking the phones in built. The phone does have a fairly decent breakdown of storage allocation.

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CodyH
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Thats a huge amount used is this for s21 phone?
Did try asking samsung about it.
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Libb
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Unfortunetly, it's not correct.

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Really, each media file is allocated twice 😞


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Joeeye
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Did you replicate everything in your secure folder? If so, that's the reason why. Everything stored in secure folder is like having a second phone separate from the main phone.
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Libb
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Secured Folder is included in "Other", then it matches. In the Secure Folder is too much files but the total size matches - 95GB.


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Joeeye
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If you duplicated everything in there from your main phone, that makes sense.
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