Sony Xperia Transfer Applications To Card

Your device supports various types of drives that allow you to store photos, applications and other files:

Sony Xperia Transfer Applications To Card
  • The capacity of the internal drive is approximately 1.7 GB. It is used to store downloaded or transferred content, personal settings and data. These include alarm, volume and language settings, emails, bookmarks, contacts, calendar events, photos, videos, and music.
  • To increase storage space, you can use a removable memory card up to 32 GB. Most applications can read data from a memory card, but only some applications can save files to a card. For example, a camera application can save photos directly to a memory card.
  • Dynamic memory (RAM) is approximately 1 GB. This memory cannot be used to store files. RAM memory is used for the needs of running applications and the operating system.
Sony Xperia Transfer Applications To Card

Memory card sold separately.

You can read about memory usage on Android devices by downloading a document for your device using the Support Documents link.

Memory performance improvement

During use, the device’s memory is usually full. If the performance drops or applications suddenly shut down, you can try the following:

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  • You must have more than 100 MB of free space on the internal drive and more than 100 MB of free RAM.
  • Close running applications that you are not using.
  • Clear the cache of all applications.
  • Remove downloaded applications that you are not using.
  • Transfer photos, videos and music from the internal storage to a memory card.
  • If the device cannot read the contents of the memory card, you may need to format it.

View memory status

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap.
  2. Find and tap Settings > Memory.

View the amount of used and free RAM memory

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap.
  2. Find and tap Settings > Applications > Launched.

Clear cache for all applications

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap.
  2. Find and tap Settings > Memory.
  3. Tap Cached Data > OK.

When you clear the cache, you will not lose important information or parameters.

Transfer media files to a memory card

  1. Make sure the device has a memory card.
  2. Go to the Home screen and tap.
  3. Find and tap Settings > Memory > Transfer data to an SD card.
  4. Mark the types of files that you want to transfer to the memory card.
  5. Touch Transfer.

Stop running applications and services

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap.
  2. Find and tap Settings > Applications > Launched.
  3. Select an application or service, then tap Stop.

Formatting a memory card

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap.
  2. Find and tap Settings > Memory > Clear SD card.
  3. To confirm your selection, tap Clear SD card. > Erase everything

Formatting a memory card will delete all its contents. Before starting formatting, back up all necessary data. To back up content, you can copy it to a computer. For more information, see Managing Files Using a Computer.

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