Sony Xperia SP - Memory

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You can save content to your device's internal storage and to a memory card.

To view the status of your memory


From your Home screen, tap .


Find and tap Settings > Storage to view the status of your memory.

Memory card

Your device supports a microSD™ memory card, which is used for storing content.

This type of card can also be used as a portable memory card with other compatible


You may have to purchase a memory card separately.

Formatting the memory card

You can format the memory card in your device, for example, to free up memory. This

means that you erase all data on the card.

All content on the memory card gets erased when you format it. Make sure you make backups

of everything you want to save before formatting the memory card. To back up your content,

you can copy it to your computer. For more information, refer to the chapter

Connecting your

device to a computer

on page 95.

To format the memory card


Drag the status bar downwards, then tap .


Find and tap Storage > Erase SD card.


To confirm, tap Erase SD card > Erase everything


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Clearing the application memory

You may sometimes need to clear the memory for an application. This might happen

if, for example, the application memory becomes full, or you want to clear scores for a

game. You might also want to delete incoming email, text, and multimedia messages

in some applications.

To clear the memory for an application


Drag the status bar downward, then tap .


Find and tap Apps.


Tap the application you want to clear the memory for.


Tap Clear cache.

It is not possible to clear the memory for some applications.