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LG G VISTA D631 MEMORY MANAGEMENT

Operation Cell Phones Last Updated 09/20/2017
LG G VISTA D631 MEMORY MANAGEMENT

Properly managing memory can help improve phone performance and help reduce battery usage.


You can manage your phones memory space by discarding temporary files, downloaded files, or uninstalling idle apps (apps that have not been used for a set duration) using Smart Cleaning percent icon.

storage

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings icon > General tab > Smart cleaning percent icon

  2. Select Temporary files, Download folder, or Idle apps.

  3. Checkmark checkmark box the files, cache, or apps you want to remove or uninstall, then tap Clean.

Note: This process cannot be reversed. All information checked will be removed or uninstalled once you press Clean. You can install applications again from the Play Store. The Download folder option may list files saved on your SD Card.

Smart Cleaning Settings

  1. From within Smart cleaning, tap Menu key menu icon > Settings.

  2. Tap Notification interval to set when you would like to receive a notification for cleaning.

  3. Tap Idle time period to set a notification to show the files and/or apps that aren't being used.

File Manager can view and edit saved files on your phone.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps apps icon > File Manager folder icon

  2. Select the category of file (All files, Music, Image, Video, Document).

    file explorer window

  3. Tap to open a folder or file. Tap and hold on a folder or file for a list of additional options.

Icon Glossary

add folder Tap to Create a New Folder.

download icon Tap to select items to Move

minimize Tap to select items to Copy

delete icon Tap to select items to Delete.

menu icon Tap to open the Menu.

Note: If you would like to move files to and from another folder, you must do it from the All files folder. There is no option to move a file when you are in the Music, Image, Video, or Document folders.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings icon > General tab > Storage backup icon

    storage

  2. Observe which area is consuming your memory

    In this example, Apps and Pictures, videos would be a good area to focus on removing or transferring content to increase available memory above the treshold.

  3. Remove content to increase available memory.

Some basic steps to increase available memory are below:

  1. Delete unnecessary text messages (SMS) and picture messages (MMS)

  • From Home screen tap Apps
  • Tap Messaging.
  • Touch and hold the message you want to delete.
  • Tap Delete.
  1. Transfer pictures and media to a computer, and remove it from the phone memory. Learn more about transferring files here.

  2. Clear the browser cache, cookies, or history.

    To Clear for Individual Apps:

  • From the Storage menu, tap Apps.
  • Tap the desired app.
  • Tap Clear cache.
  • Tap Clear data.

To Clear for All Apps:

  • From the Storage menu, tap Cached data.
  • Tap OK to clear cached data for all apps.
  1. Manage applications.

  • From the Storage menu, tap Apps.
  • Swipe from the right to left to arrive at the Downloaded screen.
  • Tap the desired app.
  • Tap Uninstall and then tap OK.

Note: Some apps are preinstalled; tapping Uninstall updates will only revert back to the factory installed version.

  1. Delete the call logs.

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps apps icon > Phone phone icon
  • Tap Call logs.
  • Tap the Menu key menu icon
  • Tap Delete all.
  • Tap Yes.

From the application manager you can view downloaded apps, see available memory, move apps to SD Card, stop running services, reset app preferences, reset default apps, and more.

To access the application manager, from the Home screen, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings icon > General tab > Apps storage icon

The application manager is divided into the following tabs:

DOWNLOADED – shows a list of applications that have been downloaded and installed by date and the amount of storage they are using. Also, see a summary of the internal storage used and free at the bottom. Tap an application for additional options. Tap the Back key back button to return to main menu.

ON SD CARD – shows a list of applications where you can move data or part of the app to the SD card. Each app shows the amount of storage they are using on the SD Card. Also, see a summary of the SD card storage used and free at the bottom.

  1. To move an app to the SD Card, tap an application from the ON SD CARD tab.

  2. Tap Move to SD Card. The button will be grayed out and show “Moving” while is transfers over to the SD Card.

RUNNING – shows a list of running processes and services. Each running process and service uses a portion of the RAM memory. See a summary of the available RAM Memory used and free at the bottom. Tap the Menu key menu icon to show a list of cached processes.

ALL – shows a list of all apps, process, and services on the device.

To Reset App Preferences:

This will reset all preferences for disabled apps, disabled app notifications, default apps for actions, background data restrictions for apps. You will not lose any app data.

  1. From the application manager, swipe from right to left to the ALL tab.

  2. Tap the Menu key menu icon and press Reset app preferences.

  3. Tap Reset apps.

To Reset Default Apps:

This will reset the default applications options for select apps. For example, when you open a URL you can select whether to use Browser or Chrome automatically every time. To reset this you must clear the selection.

  1. From the application manager, swipe right to left to the ALL tab.

  2. Tap the Menu key menu icon and tap Reset default apps.

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