Available Storage

Available Storage

Learn how to check available device storage, free up memory, remove unused apps, or clear app data.


Prenote info

The S10, S10+ and S10e feature the option to add a microSD card up to 512GB. MicroSD cards are sold separately.

• The Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with 128GB or 512GB of usable internal memory with 8GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S10+ comes in two memory variants: 128GB or 512GB of usable internal memory with 8GB RAM or 1024GB usable internal memory with 12GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S10e comes with 128GB and 6GB of RAM or 256GB usable internal memory and 8GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G comes with 256GB and 8GB of RAM, and does not support external MicroSD cards.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• View available storage
• Free up memory
• Remove unused apps
• Clear app data
• Add storage

View available storage

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the  Settings icon.

2. Scroll to and select Battery and device care, then select Storage.

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3. Available internal memory will be shown.

Note: External memory will only be displayed when there is a memory card in your device. To view external memory, from the Storage screen, select SD card.

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Free up memory

From the Storage screen, delete unwanted Photos & videos, Music & audio, Games,  Movies and TV apps, Other apps, and Files by selecting the desired field > desired media > Delete. Select Delete to confirm.

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Remove unused apps

From the Settings screen, scroll to and select Apps then select the desired app. From here, you may Uninstall or Force stop the app.

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Clear app data

From the desired app's App info screen, select Storage then select Clear data or Clear cache.

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Add storage

Purchase an SD card or download a cloud storage app from the play store app Play Store app

Note: The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G does not support external MicroSD cards. For information on storing data to a memory/microSD card, visit the Backup & Restore with a Memory Card tutorial

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