How do I free up space on Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, and S10e? That’s a huge question for those who are stuck with Storage Full message on their S10/S10 Plus/S10e. Day by day, we download tens of applications, captures dozens of photos and videos until Storage full pop-up appears on our device. If your Samsung S10 regularly runs out of storage, then you should free up space on phone and get rid of it.
We have listed practical methods that can help you a lot to free up space on Samsung S10, S10 Plus, and S10e. When the storage is full, the phone will start lagging and sometimes it won’t turn on. Begin with methods and free up storage on Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e.
How do I Free up Space on my Samsung S10, S10 Plus, S10e
Tip 1: Messages App
Messages app is also useful to free up space on your Samsung Galaxy S10 phones. The long chats contain hundreds of Emoji, Stickers and media stuff that results in storage consumption. So delete the threads that no longer useful for you. Or directly change the settings of Messages app as shown below.
- Messages App > Menu > Settings > More Settings > Enable Delete Old Messages.
After a specific limit, the old messages will automatically get deleted from the device.
Tip 2: Clear Cache
Cache resembles temporary data that the device uses to speed up applications and ultimately the phone. However, the cache is of no use when it gets older and even after continues usage of applications, cache consumes enough space. Therefore, it is better to clear the cache periodically.
Note: The app will start as new. You may lose login data and history.
- Shut down the phone.
- Press and hold the Volume Up button, Bixby button, and the Power button until you find the Android logo on the screen.
- Android logo will stay up on the screen for 30-60 seconds.
- Highlight the Wipe cache partition using the Volume button.
- Press the Power button to Wipe Cache Partition.
- Again highlight the Yes and use the Power button to confirm.
- After the process completes, select Reboot system now.
This will clear the cache of the entire device. If you don’t want to do that, then go to Settings > Apps and one by one clear cache of apps.
Tip 3: Uninstall Applications
Do you know high-end games could cover up space in GBs? When you download the app or any game, it will be like 1GB or 2GB but later, when you start using the app, in a week it will be of 4GB to 5GB. That’s why, if you have bigger apps then remove from the device or at least clear Cache, that will bring the original size back.
Tip 4: Optimize Storage
Samsung provides, inbuilt storage optimizing facility that clears RAM as well as storage of Samsung S10. Performing device maintenance on S10/S10 Plus/S10e is the best way to delete duplicate files, cache, and junk files. Alongside, it also frees the RAM by closing background applications.
- Settings app > Device Maintenance > Optimise Now.
Tip 5: Move Data to Cloud
There are people who don’t want to delete old memories by deleting their pictures and videos. For them, we have got a way out. You should upload the photos and videos to Samsung Cloud. Samsung Cloud will keep all the pictures over cloud storage and somehow you will get free storage on Samsung S10 Plus, S10, and S10e. Here’s how to move data to Samsung Cloud.
- Settings > Cloud and accounts > Samsung cloud
Lastly, sync all the data with Samsung Cloud.