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Memory problem on samsung sch-r410 phone

Cant take any more pics. says memory full when i try. use to have 25 or more pics and could still take more but now i only have 3 pics and cant take any. i deleted all saved messages and contacts and only have 3 pics but it still shows my images are using most of my memory on my samsung sch-r410 metropcs phone. removed battery and rebooted, still no change.

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    i have the same dam problem i have 9 picz. deleted everything else and my photos take up 20.69MB. like wtf. help out sumone.

  • Rebecca1971 Dec 09, 2008

    Wow...I HATE this phone SOOO much..and I bought it through Metro...reported problem w/ them almost two months after got phone...kept getting "oh..well...try this, try that"..and they would not replace it, EEEEK! Now..I can NOT take pics at ALL :( it is very aggrivating..specially since it cost OVER $200!!! First started w/ certain keys would type wrong keys..now I have like most the keys do this! Then right after keys started messing up...I had to start taking games off of the phone for memory problems...completely emptying out calendar and message storage as well as minute storage..everything empty and STILL it says MEMORY FULL!!! I'm going through the BBB for this one...just thought I'd add my word on it!!! :) Good luck All!!!

  • Rebecca1971 Dec 09, 2008

    Totally understand what you are going through...my Email is RebeccaJeanine@Comcast.Net if ya wanna talk about it...I'm going through the BBB because Metro obviously does NOT want to cooperate and replace phone...have you tried same???

    -Rebecca :)

  • YAZ24 Dec 11, 2008

    I HAVE THE SAME MEMORY PROBLEM AND I DON'T HAVE ANY PICS, SOUNDS AND IT STILLS SAYS THAT MY PHOTOS IS TAKING 23.29 MB. I TRIED DELETING EVERYTHING AND TURN IN OFF AND ON AND NOTHING HAPPEND. THIS IS SO FRUSTRATING. IF ANY ONE CAN HELP I WOULD APPRECIATED THANKS IN ADVANCE

  • jandrabrams Dec 25, 2008

    Oh my GOODNESS i thought it was just me and my phone so what do we do about it I am frustrated with my phone i have erased everything and it still says memory full is there any help to this pleasssssssse as someone stated above this is a two hundred dollar phone we should not have this problem I will get it fixed and get back to you if i have to talk to mr metro myself lol serious this is so bad

  • Gorgeous510 Dec 29, 2008

    omg i dont know what to do. this happened to me too. does the samsung warranty cover this??

  • fredhanson71 Jan 05, 2009

    me to!! my phone shuts off sometimes while im typeing,and that memory problem is DRIVEING ME CRAZY!! it started one week after i got the phone and when i took it back they took off the battery cover and said theres a sticker that has ink on it and that it had been wet! it wasnt any where near water the whole week i had it!! either they gave me a used phone or its a scam to not honor the warranty! either way im very unhappy with the phone and metro pcs! in the user guide on page 134 it says u can reset the phone but it warns that it may also end your service..does antone know about this??

  • ttoffen Jan 11, 2009

    Having the same kind of problems. Keys type the wrong letters, memory saying it is full when I have 3 pictures in my album. I know it is not taking up 22.09 MB because the pics are small and I've had more in there before. I cannot take or receive anything unless I delete one. I used to be able to keep at least 30 pics in my phone. I don't know what to do. This is stupid. I've tried everything, even dis-membering my phone and cleaning it. Still nothing works. Lemon phone!

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    tHIS **** I HAVE THEE SAME PROBLEM METRO PCS IS A BUMMIE BUSSINESS FOR SELLING A FONE THT STOP WORKIN GUD AFTER A WHILE IT A DARN SHAME....

    IM DISGRACED WITH THEM SMHH

  • famous2420 Apr 08, 2009

    memory says its full but i erased all my images already.. how do i fix it?

  • tall boy Apr 26, 2009

    my phone tell me that most of the memory is being used up by my photos. i don't have any photos. the phone will not let me save or store anything because all the memory is being used up by my photos. i jus want to see if you could erase all my memory usage or just format the phone's memory usage.



    cell phone: sch-r410

    number: (863)-808-8040

  • vsjenkins55 Apr 27, 2009

    My phone stop taking pics first. It was saying memory full so i erased all my pics. Then i tried to receive a pic it was saying memory full. Now i cant text take pics or receive pics. The sad part bout it is i don't have any insurance on the phone. i have had the phone i think like close to two years.....i think metro sell jack up phones!!!!!

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I can't tell you how to fix this problem...but I CAN tell you WHY it has this problem...and maybe that will help you getting a refund or exchange..frankly this phone shoulda been recalled a LOOOONG time ago!!! :( I bought this phone about 2 years ago (the older model)...the same thing happened to me...before it happened, I used all the extras on the phone...like the camera, d/l'ed games, d/l'ed ringtones, etc...etc..NOW, if there is some sort of issue w/ any of these, they shoulda let people know this BEFORE they bought it!!!
My sister went to buy herself a cell through Metro PCS in TX., she told me she was going to buy the same exact phone I have, but leared away from it when she found out WHY I had the problems I had had :(...she told me that the lady behind the counter was NICE enough to inform her that this phone had a memory problem caused from downloading any type of voice file, ring tones...etc...etc.!!! So, for THOSE of you who HAVEN'T done this...PLLLEASE, save yourself the headache and DON'T d/l ring tones...OR if you have, and you are HAVING this issue...then make sure and mention this to the place that sold it to you...you might do some research on the net to pull up PROOF on this issue as well :)!!!

Hope this helps some of yas :)!!!
Have a GRRREAT year!! :)

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I haven't tried it yet but try this link for a fix. http://www.howardforums.com/archive/topic/1411849-1.html

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