Many of you might have an Android Smartphone with 8 GB or 16 GB of storage and no external card support. You are limited to what content you put onto your device. Devices like the Moto G first gen came with 8 GB of internal storage out of which only 5 GB was usable. Whatever the case might be here are 7 ways to free up storage space on Android Device.
1 Analyze Storage Using Disk Usage & Storage Analyzer App
Before you do anything and start deleting content download this app from the Google Play Store to Analyze and see a visual representation of the data spread across your Smartphone. This will make it easy for you to decide which Files to delete. The App can be downloaded from the Play Store with the Link given bellow.
2Try Cleaning the Cache of your Android Device
If you are a heavy user of a Web-based app that preloads the contents and have a continuous data usage. Chances are the leftover data from those is taking up your memory space. You can use a Cache Cleaning app on your phone to gain some extra storage back. The App we would recommend for this is CCleaner. It’s that a Smartphone version of the famous desktop app and it will allow you to gain that extra space back & free up storage space on Android Device.
3See Storage option in your settings app
Go to your settings app and open storage. From here you can see all sort of space any apps would be taking. You can uninstall apps from here depending on their size. Make sure to scroll at the bottom and check for Misc option. This will give you the exact overview of the Miscellaneous junk on your Smartphone.
4Upload Photos to Google Photos
You might be using Googles Photos app on your Android Smartphone, if not Download it from the link bellow. With Google new Photo App, you have the option to sync all your Photos to the cloud. This will help you to delete the local copies and free up storage space on Android Phone. You can sync unlimited high-quality photos and 15GB or More ( Depending or your Google Drive Space) High-Resolution photos.Go to setting in Google Photos app, from there go into backup and turn it on. You can select the size and resolution of photos you want to be uploaded into Google Photos cloud.
5Do a Factory Reset
If everything fails and you are still not able to free up storage space on Android Smartphone then do a Factory Reset. Do note this will wipe everything off your phone including your Photos, Music, Apps etc. The phone will behave like its fresh out of the box. Do this if you are sure you want to wipe everything.
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