16 GB sd down to 3GB help cleanup

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  1. citronbull

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    My X came with a 16 gb and now I only have 3 gb available. What is the best way to clean/defrag my sd card. I delete all the apps and games that I do not use anymore. Am i missing an extra step to remove it from my sd card?
     
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    Unless you've moved apps to the SD card manually, they don't install to the SD card. Some will create a folder or cache on the SD card, but the install goes to the internal memory.

    Do you have saved backups on your device? (if you're rooted)
     
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    I am rooted and I have Titanium backup installed. I do try to cleanup Tibackup from time to time.
     
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    If you've got backups stored on your SD card those will take lots of space. You realistically only need the most recent, or maybe the 2 most recent, the rest you can delete or transfer to your PC and save there. (but who actually reverts to a backup they had 3 months ago?)

    Also if you've got any ROM .zip files on your card, you can remove those as you don't have to keep them for the ROM to run.

    w/ Titanium you can set how many (multiple) back up copies it will keep (i think default is 5)
     
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    How many videos and pictures do you have? I move mine to the PC,and store them on photobucket as well for backup,then delete all but a hundred or so pictures...I have 7.8GB free on my 16G card,and I have over a thousand songs,in my music player,and 700 pictures.....as well as a few full backup files from different points.
     
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