Smartphones based on the Android operating system today occupy a leading position in the market, including in terms of the number of gadgets sold. And this is despite the fact that this platform is far from ideal today. One of the most common problems is the lack of memory, which is encountered after long enough use of the device. Running out of free space on drives can ruin your nerves, mood and slow down your working pace. Here's what you can do in such a situation.
1. Delete the Google Play cache
First of all, you need to clear the device cache. Getting rid of temporary files is easy. A significant part of them are on Google Play. Only after such cleaning on the smartphone should be added free space, especially for the most active users.
In order to get rid of garbage, we perform the following order of actions-transitions: "Settings" (Android main menu) - section "Device" - section "Applications" - item "Google Play Services" - button "Erase data" - button "Clear cache ".
2. Clearing internal memory
It may happen that the entire space on the smartphone is completely occupied. In such a situation, only the removal of unnecessary applications will help, especially games, which often take up a lot of space. You should also look into the download folders (Download), there can also accumulate a large number of already unnecessary things that still take up space.
For the most effective management, it is worth using applications like ES File Explorer or Total Commander. However, you can do everything through the standard settings of applications and a smartphone.
3. "Moving" to microSD
In order to free up space on your smartphone, it is not at all necessary to delete everything that comes to hand. Some useful things can simply be transferred to a microSD memory card (if you already have one, of course). And this, by the way, is a good reason to buy a smartphone with the support of these very drives!
This is not difficult at all. Go to "Settings" - "Applications" - select the desired program from the list - click "Transfer to memory card".
4. Clearing the cache via Recovery
When the usual cleaning methods no longer help, it's time to do the "real job", namely, use the "Recovery" menu. This mode provides advanced access to smartphone settings. To start it, you first need to turn off the power of the gadget, then hold down the volume and power key. After that, a menu will appear in which you should go to the "Wipe cache partition" section. Once in it, we find the "Advanced" category and select "Wipe Dalvick Cache" in it.
After that, the device must be rebooted. At the same time, the entire accumulated cache will disappear from the gadget.
5. Installing special software
The special software on the smartphone will not increase the amount of memory, but it will definitely help to use it efficiently and easily clean it. There are a lot of helper applications. Here are some examples: CCleaner, App Cache Cleaner, Power Clean. Just remember that all these utilities should be taken only from the Google Play store, if you don't want to install something less pleasant and useful along with the program.
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