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Document and Entity Information Document - shares
3 Months Ended
Dec. 03, 2015
Jan. 07, 2016
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000723125  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-01  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Dec. 03, 2015  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,037,455,896