How to Clear Space on Your Android Device and Let it Breathe
Most of us have a special relationship with our Smartphones. These devices are not just random tech gadgets that we carry around; in fact they are one of our closest companions- a sort of friend who carry all our secrets (quite literary). They help us do so much, from playing games, to listening to our music, to watching videos. Chatting, web browsing as well as some serious work like emailing, creating slides etc. – there is no end to the things that our phone can perform for us.
We almost carry our own little world packed in these devices. Unfortunately, even these tech buddies of ours can take so much. The more you fill them up with apps, softwares and content that you download, the more your phone’s storage is going to fill up. And we all know that a heavy android device can get you in a lot of trouble. Your phone will function at a slower pace, certain applications will not work at all and you will find your phone is hanging at the most inappropriate of times. The only solution to this problem is cleaning your Android device of all the unwanted stuff.
The good news is that freeing up space in an Android phone can be easily done and is a simple task. My write-up today will guide you as to how you can clean your phone and create space so that it can perform well and also has room for all your favourite photos, music, videos, apps and games. Keep reading and by the end of it you will be a pro at this thing and as I always say – you can thank me later.
- Clear App Cache
Clearing app cache on your phone is a great way to start. When you remove the cache from your device, it also clears out an application’s temporary files which in turn will free up some space for you. All you need to do is go to Settings >Applications manager, search apps that are taking up most of the space in your phone and then tap on ‘Clear cache’.
Clean Master is a cache cleaner app that is available for you and is great to clear those junk files quickly. Download it and you are good to go.
- Uninstall Unused Applications
We all have certain apps on our phones or tablets that are just sitting there taking up space and we no longer use them. It is high time for you to get rid of them now. When you uninstall these apps from your phone you will free a lot of space and increase the performance on your phone. In order to do so, you will need to go to Settings -> Applications manager and just uninstall the apps that you no longer need or do not want to use.
- Upload your photos to Online Storage
Images and photos are major space takers in your smartphones. The one way to manage this problem is not to store all of them on your phone. Instead of saving them on your device you can use a cloud storage service like Google+ Photos- this service automatically back up all your photos in the cloud.
If you want to enable Cloud sync on your device, go to Menu > Photos > Auto-Backup. Here you can safely view all your uploaded photos on your android device or desktop given that they are connected to your Google account.
- Move Media Files and Apps to SD Card
When you transfer your apps and media files to your SD card’s storage, it will clear up a lot of internal space for your phone and at the same time increase the performance of your phone. If you are planning to shift apps to your SD card then AppMgr III is the best option for you. This is a free app and the best thing about it is that it does not require root access to your phone. You can install AppMgr III to your phone and you are all set to go. However, you have to remember that not all apps can be shifted to the external storage and they are required to be kept on the phone internal storage.
- Get rid of Unnecessary Files and Folders
We all are in a habit of leaving downloaded files on our devices even when they are of no use to us. These files take up a lot of space and when you actually need space to download something important your device is unable to do so due to lack of space. You need to regularly delete unnecessary data from your device. Yu can also try DiskUsage app. This app will help you find the files and directories on storage card that are consuming a lot of space.
According to Weibo, the Xiaomi Mi 6 is rumored to be launched on April 11. There have been quite a few launch dates that have been reported earlier, but with the….
The Moto M managed to live up to it’s desired purpose as it has already sold over 3 million units in just over 6 months.
This week, Google released the next version of the smartphone OS, a developer preview of the Android O also know as Oreo
The Raspberry Pi Zero W was launched on 28th February earlier this year. It is similar to the Raspberry Pi Zero but has Wireless Fidelity (802.11n wireless LAN) and Bluetooth (4.0) functionality for just around Rs.650.
With Android O the problem of keyboard navigation on Chromebooks will be tackled. This will be done by adding a standard for arrow and tab functions in Android.
Android O was first announced earlier this week. It’s all about presenting to the users a deeper customization experience.
Evan lightly states that the Galaxy S8 will cost €799 while the Galaxy S8+ will be priced at €899.
As per the tweet from Nintendo of America, Super Mario Run for Android will be available from 23rd March 2017. I
In this highly connected modern world, all mobile devices are vulnerable to dangerous remote attacks and everything from your personal, official and financial data can be mined from your smartphone.
Google Home is now the second device to feature the full implementation of Google Voice Assistant.
The Samsung W2017 pricing has not been announced as of now, but there are talks that it could be priced at CNY 20,000.
We tech junkies love exploring new things and for that we need our internet connection all the time. Unfortunately, these connections do not come cheap. In fact, the unlimited data plans are so expensive these days that I am always scared of exceeding my monthly data allowance – something I am sure you can relate […]
If you were not living under a rock for the last decade, which I can safely assume you were not then you must have heard about Bluetooth. However, most of you are still unaware what it actually is, how it works and what you can do with it. I will help you fill in the […]
I am a big Android fan and I make no bones about it. This is why I am very happy whenever I meet an Apple-to-Android convert. The one common reason because of which these converts switched to an Android, include words like ‘iTunes’ and ‘oppression’. The best thing about Android for me is the unrestricted […]
Fatal error: Call to undefined function comments_close() in /home/content/85/11358085/html/wp-content/themes/techpro/comments.php on line 22