Android 5.0 Lollipop: My free memory size was initially reduced after upgrading, but it has further reduced a few days after the upgrade. Why?

Last Update date : 2015.02.26

feedback 

 

The file format of each installed application is updated during firmware upgrading and recently used applications are updated first. So it’s possible that some of the applications are not fully updated to new format.


When re-opening un-updated apps for the first time they will be updated to new file format and have bigger file size.

 

 

Note: The above advice relates to Android 5.0 feature, and the advice above is NOT exclusively applicable to Samsung devices only.

Contents Satisfaction Survey

Q1. Is this content helpful?

Q2. How satisfied were you with this content?

Q3. Tell us what you think. What could we have done to answer your question better?

How would you like to contact us for support?

Samsung has launched Carry-in Online Appointment Service to save your time on making appointments for repair, maintenance and firmware upgrade!  Experience Now!

* iPhone or iCloud are trademarks of Apple Inc., 

Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Gmail, Android and Google Play are the trademarks of Google Inc. 

All other products and services mentioned may belong to their respective trademark owners.

 

Share this item

Close Share pop-up

Thank you!

We appreciate you filling in this questionnaire and thank you for helping us improve the Samsung.com website.

ok