Available Storage

Available Storage

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


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

Prenote info

• The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G comes with 128GB or 256GB of usable internal memory with 8GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G comes with 128GB or 256GB of usable internal memory with 8GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Ultra comes with 128GB, 256GB or 512GB of usable internal memory with 12GB or 16GB RAM.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• View available storage 
• Free up storage 
• 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.

Image 1

3. Available internal storage will be shown.

Image 2




Free up storage

To delete unwanted Documents, Images, Audio, Videos and Apps, from the Storage screen select the desired field > select and hold the desired media > select the delete icon Delete icon. Select Move to Trash to confirm.

Note: From the Device care screen, select Optimize now to free up space and optimize available memory. 

Image 3




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.

Image 4




Clear app data

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

Image 5




Add storage

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

Did you get the help you needed?

Great! We're so glad we could help.

0/500

We're sorry that didn't solve your issue.

0/500

Thanks for your feedback!