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Nokia N81 Phone memory problems.

My phone keeps saying that the phone memory is full, please delete some data. It is showing that there is 34kB of messages in the phone when i have none. Restoring Factory settings do no work. In addition i cannot delete things for places such as contacts as it keeps saying that the phone do not have enough memory to carry out that action.

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  • chua_pei_yin Jul 13, 2009

    Oh, my phone says that 25MB is in use and 0B of memory is free when i deleted almost everything. I cant open lifeblog at all as there is not enough memory to perform that function

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To start, please note 34KB isn't much space at all. That phone has a minimum of 12 megabytes and a maximum of 8 gigabtyes depending on when you got your phone.

But just for size comparison, 34 kilobytes = 0.033203125 megabytes so you have plenty of space, those kilobytes mean nothing.

I don't personally own a Nokia phone, but from what I hear, all of their phones have software on them called Lifeblog, it stores all of your photos taken, and all of the calls you have made on your phone and arranges them in a time line, this ends up taking up a lot of space and is a cause for many of the memory related problems.

Possible Solutions:
First:
Backup anything you want to keep with Nokia PC Suite
Then:
Reset your phone to factory default by either typing *#7370#
OR
Holding down 3 * green whilst switching it on.

Be wary when restoring any backup you have, being this will restore anything that your Lifeblog contains, reverting the problem.

And a final solution
Download "Y" browser here
Install it on your phone via your Nokia PC Suite.
Launch the YBrowser application (probably from new folder called DrJukka.com):
Locate the C: drive and open it:
Locate the Data folder:
Locate the Lifeblog folder:
Select Options, File and then Delete
Once the folder is deleted launch Lifeblog and select Update Timeline.


Hope one if not all of these helped =)

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

  • Ben Morris
    Ben Morris Jul 13, 2009

    yeah, chances are you will have to use one of the recovery options I mentioned in the first post. Its going to be a nuisance to re-add all your contacts, but the only other way is Y browser, which you need free space to use.

  • Ben Morris
    Ben Morris Jul 13, 2009

    In addition to that, please note deleting things isn't helping because Lifeblog is recording that it was deleted and keeping a backup copy. Two additional solutions I will suggest would be

    A) Going to a Nokia Retailer and asking for them to fix it. They might ask for payment, but chances are they will do it for free. I have a verizon phone and services are covered under our contract, unless it is my fault that the phone breaks - being that Lifeblog is theirs, its their fault your going in for service.

    B) If you have a micro SD card sitting around with a maximum size of 8GB you can use that either temporaily or for the lifetime of that phone and it should keep you set for a while, most cameras use SD cards or micro SD cards now adays so just look in your camera and see if it has one, your computer might even be able to read it then you could pput Y Browser on that and delete Lifeblog through that method. Hope either of these helped =)


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