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Old 02-29-2008, 04:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How do I find out my free memory....sometimes it runs slow...I go to options ,status and it says.... file free.....7061000 bytes.......file total 50462720 bytes....why no mb showing ...and are theses numbers high or low?

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That means 50.4 megabytes, and you have 7 Mb free. My understanding is that is getting low. I've seen some say make sure you just have 2 or 3 mb free, others say don't go below 15!

In addition to answering this, I have a further memory question: In one day, my free memory went for 16 mb to 14 mb. Not much in browser to clear out. Where did those 2 mb go? And will I lose 2 mb a day until I reset? thanks.

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Under general blackberry dicussion there is a great how to on freeing up memory.
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Wirelessly posted (8700g: BlackBerry8700/4.2.1 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100)

See http://blackberryfaq.com/index.php/H...n_my_device%3F if you haven't already.

The advice here on BBF is there is no firm threshold for good vs bad on memory. Put your media on the card and don't load up on themes and apps you don't need/dont really use.
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My personal advice is to keep your BB at 15-16mb file free.
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What is the expectation on memory drift? I mean, I've lost 3 mb today. If I reset, I'll be back at 16 mb. Where are those 2 mb going, I know it's not all in my browser cache? How many mb do you "lose" a day--will I stabilize for a week or so being down 3 mb, or do I need to reset daily to get my mb back?

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I have done about 1x a week, the more I use my BB, it seems about every 4 days works.
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Any sense on how many mb you seem to go down per day, necessitating the reboot in 4 days or so?
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