1. Pete6's Avatar
    What's this mean?

    I went to Media, hit Menu, Explore, Menu, Options and there is a field there named Device Memory Limit. It is settable to either 12 or 15Mb.

    Does this setting do anything?

    My own fiddling has shown that if your device memory drops below 10Mb you usually run into trouble. My own safe memory limit on the 8100 is 12Mb but I have no proof.
    04-30-08 11:52 PM
  2. Garz's Avatar
    That means if set to 12 or 15, that is the most MB you can use from your device for media. Thats why it is best for the SD card.
    04-30-08 11:55 PM
  3. dargis49's Avatar
    Got mine set to 15. Is that not a good idea?
    05-01-08 12:04 AM
  4. Garz's Avatar
    Got mine set to 15. Is that not a good idea?
    Very bad idea if you are actually storing media onto the device and not a SD card. If so, you will have issues in the near future with losing call logs & messages.
    05-01-08 12:06 AM
  5. dargis49's Avatar
    Very bad idea if you are actually storing media onto the device and not a SD card. If so, you will have issues in the near future with losing call logs & messages.
    Thanks for the info. Switching to 12 now, just to be safe. Only have a couple of ringtones on there.
    Last edited by dargis49; 05-01-08 at 12:11 AM.
    05-01-08 12:07 AM
  6. danny595's Avatar
    thanks for the info. i always wondered about this ;D
    05-01-08 12:11 AM
  7. Garz's Avatar
    Thanks for the info. Switching to 12 now.
    If you storing any ringtones, songs, pics, video onto the device, I would just buy a SD card so you don't use valuable device memory. I see good deals all the time on buy.com and amazon. I bought a 4GB for about $20 shipped.
    05-01-08 12:11 AM
  8. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    While you're at it, scroll down to "Reserved Picture Memory" and set that to zero. Whether you have a memory card or not this is an unnecessary allocation of memory.
    05-01-08 12:13 AM
  9. dargis49's Avatar
    If you storing any ringtones, songs, pics, video onto the device, I would just buy a SD card so you don't use valuable device memory. I see good deals all the time on buy.com and amazon. I bought a 4GB for about $20 shipped.
    I had a 2gb, then someone thought it would be a good idea to steal my phone. So I haven't gotten around to picking one up yet. And damn, $20 for a 4gb. I think my 2gb was $30.
    05-01-08 12:15 AM
  10. dargis49's Avatar
    While you're at it, scroll down to "Reserved Picture Memory" and set that to zero. Whether you have a memory card or not this is an unnecessary allocation of memory.
    And thank you, too, for the tip. I knew it would be a good idea to join Crackberry. I've learned more about my phone in the past week than I have in the last year.
    Last edited by dargis49; 05-01-08 at 12:19 AM.
    05-01-08 12:17 AM
  11. Garz's Avatar
    I had a 2gb, then someone thought it would be a good idea to steal my phone. So I haven't gotten around to picking one up yet. And damn, $20 for a 4gb. I think my 2gb was $30.

    Yeah my first 2GB I paid $35 for last September. The prices have come down everywhere but especially online.
    05-01-08 12:18 AM
  12. Pete6's Avatar
    That means if set to 12 or 15, that is the most MB you can use from your device for media. Thats why it is best for the SD card.
    Thanks Garz and all for the info. Mind you, that was why I asked.
    05-01-08 02:32 AM
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