Today’s Android smartphones have both inbuilt phone memories which should be enough to store movies, songs, apps and documents. However, sooner or later your device may become slow, sluggish and unresponsive because it is filled with all sorts of unnecessary data. To create more room on your device, Jumia Travel, Africa’s No.1 hotel booking portal shares 5 tips on how to gain more space on your Android device.
Uninstall unused apps
Apps are tempting to download because it boosts interest, enhances engagement and ensures ease of access to services. There is every tendency that you may download any apps you find on Google Play store. To free up space, remove the unnecessary apps as well as the one you are not using. In addition, you should always read reviews before you download any apps.
Transfer photos and videos
You cannot delete your photos, videos, and songs due to lack of space. You can transfer them to your personal computer or swap your memory card for a new one. Do not forget to backup using cloud services like DropBox, OneNote, etc.
Bloatware is unwanted software that is included in a computer or mobile device by the phone manufacturer. These pre-installed apps can be very annoying because you cannot remove them except you root your phone.
Root your phone
Rooting your phone should be the last option if you want to gain more space because it has its advantages and disadvantages. Rooting your phone will remove unwanted apps and give you automatic access to Android updates. Thus, providing much-needed space.
When you browse the internet, it leaves unwanted waste called cache on your phone. The more you browse, the more the waste accumulate. So, it is important to always clear your cache. You can gain space depending on when you clear the cache.