How to clear space on your Android device

03 Jun 2018

Are you getting alerts saying your device is full or near full, and there's not enough space left to install or download something? Maybe your device is feeling a little sluggish responding to your requests?

Check to see how much storage your device has and what's consuming it. Then, you can choose how to free up the space. This might include transferring or deleting photos, videos and other files from your device, or removing apps you no longer use.

A good rule of thumb is to ensure you back up your device regularly. Otherwise you might have ‘clear space’ regret and realise you really did want the document you deleted, but you don’t have it anywhere else.

Check your options on how to back up. There are a few different solutions available including external or portable hard drives, and cloud storage.

See our video on how to back up your android device with Telstra’s Device Care app and our article about cloud storage.

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