The AirDroid application has a feature to find and delete large files stored on your Android phone. This free tool allows you to identify the largest files in memory and delete them to recover space on your smartphone. The function is ideal for saving internal storage and preventing the phone from being overloaded with large and unnecessary files – downloaded from the web or received in messengers, such as WhatsApp and Telegram.
Check out, in the following step by step, how to use AirDroid to identify and delete large files on your Android smartphone.
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Step 1. Open AirDroid and log in using a Gmail, Facebook or Twitter account.
Option to log into the AirDroid app on Android – Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa
Step 2. On the app’s home screen, tap the «Tools» option. Then go to «File».
Path to access options for files in the AirDroid app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. The giant files of the cell phone will be presented on the screen accompanied by their place of origin. Note that the listing is based on the file size, with the largest ones appearing above. In addition, AirDroid informs the file extension, so that it is easy to see which videos are in MP4 format, for example.
Select the ones you want to delete and tap the «Delete» option. Once this is done, confirm the action in the next window, as shown in the image below.
Option to delete giant files from Android with the AirDroid app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Use the tip whenever you need to manage your phone’s internal and external storage.