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Old 06-19-2008, 01:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Greetings all,

Do the Curves or Blackberry in general have some sort of automatic memory cleanup routine built in?

The reason I ask, just yesterday my 8310 showed ~25M available per the "status" page. This morning it reported 31M. I did nothing, I know of, to clear memory. I also make it a habit to not keep apps running in background.

I am not complaining.... Only curious. It would be sweet if such a routine does exist.

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Old 06-19-2008, 02:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't think so. You definitely did something to free up the memory whether you realize it or not.
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Thanks for the reply takeshi.
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31mb free??! I have 20 with almost nothing on the phone at all yet. I just got this one three days ago. How is that even possible? Mine will sometimes get down to 16mb then be back at 20mb by morning...there is a built in memory cleaner in the device though.
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yes. your email settings will automatically delete messages once they reach a certain age, from 15 days to never. default is set to 30 days.
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
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My guess is he had 2.5MB and it bumped up to 3.1MB (not 25MB bumping to 31MB.)
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File Free: 30938486 Bytes


I think it was an email attachment that was using up the mem. Thanks for the suggestions.

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Had to deleted some serious applications to get 30mb free.

Anyway a memory freeing programs sounds like a great program for someone to write. A single click on an icon and all extra programs close and the device reboots!

With the Bold we are going to need this less!

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Old 06-20-2008, 07:12 AM   #9 (permalink)
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The day after I got my curve I found the sticky in these forums for optimizing memory. After I performed the steps in that sticky, I ended up with close to 32m free. The only third party apps I have are googlemaps, bbfaq, and bbwap.



This forum is extremely informative and helpful. Keep up the great work!
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