Device Analyzer questions
I'm running the 7.1.378 build on my 9810 and decided to use the Device Analyzer to check the memory via the "Test Device Responsiveness" program. It said that I had 24% of Free Memory, which I assume is 24% of the total device memory--but when I click on the "Show memory Statistics" it gives me the drop down box with:
Flash Free on Reset
Total Heap Size
Can one of you gurus please tell what each of these is/means, and how to read them?
I understand how to read/do most everything else on the phone/software, but not these apparently simple bullet points.
Thanks a ton to everyone. Go1ndr
Hey Lonnie! Hope you are doing well! One of the things that I did that opened up about 5% of my total memory was delete all my text messages! I never thought about the fact that most text messages have a "trail" of replies and forwards on them and all of this leads up to a lot of memory usage, or at least it appeared to as my memory increased at once. Text messages/mms/sms and emails use a lot of memory. When I was backing up, I noticed that it said it was backing up 3231 messages and I thought I was seeing things! Then it hit me that these trails were taking up space and memory. Another thing is to look in your application manager and go to the memory page (slides side to side) and go to cpu usage "Now", "today", and "this week" and see what is using the most memory on any given day. Then eleminate the bad guy, app or strings of texts.
Have a great weekend Jack
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One other note: there is a Details button at each graph level. So, you can check on overall use, by day and by hour, depending on where you are.
Hi Smurph, mine didn't show anything either--until the other day when I had an app that was sucking up memory-and when I looked at the "test device" box it said something about analizing memory loss and there it was. I had to start it like you do in the battery anaylizer, but up popped the drop down boxes I listed in the original post. Still have no idea what they mean, but I went ahead and used the memory cleaner and dumped the text messages, and bingo, it's back up to over 25% free memory. Go1ndr