v3.5.0.2
Document and Entity Information Document - shares
9 Months Ended
Jun. 02, 2016
Jun. 30, 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 Jun. 02, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,038,390,543