The "Storage" section on Android phones lets you free up space on your device natively without having to install external programs. The tool eliminates excess files by clearing the cache and removing unnecessary application data. The system also identifies underused programs that can be deleted to gain memory.
In the same section, it is possible to enable intelligent management that automatically deletes photos and videos after 30, 60 or 90 days, to prevent the accumulation of unnecessary items for security purposes, only files that are backed up to the cloud will be deleted. Here's how to clean up to free up space on Android.
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Step 1. Go to Android Settings and go to "Storage";
Accessing Android Storage Settings Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Hit the "Free Space" button to delete unnecessary data. A list of useless files and applications that the system has identified as underused are displayed on the screen;
Android tool frees up storage space easily Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. Check all you want to delete and tap "Release". Confirm the cleanup under "Remove".
Android eliminates files and add-ons rarely used to free up space Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
How to clean app data separately
Step 1. Select the section that is taking up space and then choose the application you want to clean;
You can clear app data separately on Android Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Tap on the "Clear Data" and "Clear Cache" options. Before taking action, make sure that applications are storing important information to avoid data loss.
Clear application data and cache to free up space Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
How to enable Storage Manager
Step 1. To enable Android's automatic cleaning tool, enable the "Storage Manager" key. Confirm the action on "OK";
Enabling Android Automatic Storage Manager Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Then tap the Manager icon to choose whether photos and videos will be deleted from memory after 30, 60 or 90 days.
Android Storage Manager erases data within 30, 60 or 90 days Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Ready. Take advantage of the tip to clean your Android phone and free up more memory space.
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