Freeing up space on sd card

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 3 months ago
LG Stylo plus 3
Photo of Karen Wightman

Karen Wightman

  • 80 Points 75 badge 2x thumb

Posted 3 months ago

  • 1
Photo of Paul Deschamps

Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

  • 206,254 Points 100k badge 2x thumb
I like to use a free app from the playstore called powergrasp which allows you to see your internal and external storage just like a computer and delete and or move files anywhere you wish.

There is usually a built in file manager app on the phone just access this in your app drawer and you'll have options to delete files or transfer them elsewhere.
Photo of Karen Wightman

Karen Wightman

  • 80 Points 75 badge 2x thumb
I just don't know which files to delete in file manager.
Photo of Goran

Goran, Mobile Master

  • 100,454 Points 100k badge 2x thumb
Ok so what have you put on your sd card? What size is it? It's up to you as apps and OS are kept on the phone. Pictures, videos, etc feel fre to back up and delete as you need for more room.
Photo of rikkster

rikkster, Mobile Master

  • 68,950 Points 50k badge 2x thumb
Probably best to start by moving photos and videos to Google Photos. Photo and video files tend to take up the most amount of space. If Google Photos is not already installed on your phone, here's a download link:

Excerpt from Google Photos:

"Back up unlimited photos and videos for free in High Quality. Access them from any device and - your photos are safe, secure, and private to you. Never worry about running out of space on your phone again. Photos that are safely backed up can be removed from your device's storage in just a tap".