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Types of Storage

Your phone has the following storage types for your apps, data, and files.

  • Phone storage. This is the internal storage which contains the Android system, preinstalled apps, email, text messages, and cached data from the apps. You can also install apps that you've downloaded and capture photos, videos, and screenshots to this storage.
  • SD card (Storage card). Use your SD card (purchased separately) as a removable storage to store and access your media and other files on HTC U11 or any Android phone, or set it up as an extension of the internal storage. See SD Card Storage Settings.
  • USB storage. When you plug in an external USB storage device (such as a USB flash drive or an SD card reader). You need a special cable to connect your phone and a USB storage device.