1. Heavy Fluid's Avatar
    8830 on on VZW.

    I have a question about Device Memory Limit. Media > Options > Device Memory Limit.

    I have three options. 5mb, 12mb, 15mb. What should it be set to? Can anyone tell me what the different sizes mean? I am a little confused as to where I should have it.

    12-23-08 02:57 PM
  2. Heavy Fluid's Avatar
    I hate to bump this back up, but I am still looking for information regarding what I should set this to.
    12-24-08 10:31 AM
  3. WE8830SILVER's Avatar
    is this reguarding device memory issues are media memory options? I'm sorry
    12-24-08 04:58 PM
  4. Heavy Fluid's Avatar
    Yeah, I think so.
    12-24-08 05:01 PM
  5. WE8830SILVER's Avatar
    do you have a memory card in your phone?
    12-24-08 05:34 PM
  6. Heavy Fluid's Avatar
    Yes, Sandisk 2gb card.
    12-24-08 06:21 PM
  7. Heavy Fluid's Avatar
    Anyone with any information on this? Can anyone with an 8830 possibly post their settings as far as the device memory limit goes?
    12-25-08 02:22 PM
  8. smushe's Avatar
    Well I see 12 mb and 15 mb choices. I have no Idea what they do mine os on 12 with 2 gb media card. Runs fine. Look in HELP. If you have it. I think I deleted min to free up system space.

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    12-26-08 03:22 PM
  9. Reed McLay's Avatar
    Media / Options brings up your setting page.

    Device Memory Limit was originally set to 15 Mb reserved for Media file extraction and playback.

    That was plenty, so 12 Mb and later 5 Mb were added to allow from heavy media users or heavy data user to customize their memory use.

    I have never run into a playback issue with 5 Mb, that frees up additional memory for other things.
    12-26-08 06:15 PM
  10. gtstang462002's Avatar
    It is the amount of memory that is reserved for media capabilities. Just because it is only reserving 5MB that you have it set at does not mean that is all that it has to use. It will use all memory that is available, so as reed stated I would go with the 5MB setting. Hope that this helps you to understand what the setting is for a little better.
    12-26-08 09:32 PM
  11. Heavy Fluid's Avatar
    I do not use my phone for any media functions. I have no videos, very few pictures, and a few ringtones on my phone. Should I set mine to 5?
    12-27-08 03:53 PM
  12. gtstang462002's Avatar
    I do not use my phone for any media functions. I have no videos, very few pictures, and a few ringtones on my phone. Should I set mine to 5?
    5MB would be the best setting for you.
    12-27-08 08:19 PM
  13. Scarslett's Avatar
    I was under the impression that this reserved device memery, I.E 12mb so your BB wouldn't crawl thru applications. (12mb being what I've read as the ness. amount of free file space to have your BB run smoothly) If not, is their a way to limit or reserve memery so you dont go under that amount and slow your BB down??
    01-23-09 08:48 AM
  14. Brittniana_Ryyan's Avatar
    if you want to play video keep it set at 15. otherwise the 5 should do. I just learned about this and thought it might help you out.
    10-20-09 02:43 PM