Well, if we look nearby, we will find that almost everyone now uses an Android smartphone. Since Android is now the most used mobile operating system, developers are making more and more new apps for the platform. Just take a brief look at the Google Play Store, you will find apps for every different purpose out there.
On average, Android users install almost 30-40 apps on their smartphone. These apps include social networking apps, instant messaging apps, security apps, file manager, etc. If we talk mainly about the instant messaging and social network apps, these apps are usually filled up with pictures. The pictures that you see on these apps are usually saved on your Android device, consuming storage space.
These apps fill up your internal storage quickly. Don’t believe it? Just go through the Settings > Apps and look at the storage space consumed by these apps. Since we can’t live without these apps, we can choose to optimize the storage. To optimize our storage, we need to delete useless photos and videos.
There are plenty of duplicate file removal apps available on the Google Play Store. But we don’t need such app in these case, because we will be dealing with useless, not duplicate photos. So, to delete Useless Photos from Android, we need to use Files by Google Android app.
How To Delete Useless Photos From Android
For those who don’t know, Files by Google is one of the best file management app available on the Google Play Store. With Files By Google, you can easily find files faster, free up space, share files, etc. Here’s how to use files by Google to delete useless photos from Android.
Step 1. First of all, download and install Files by Google on your Android smartphone.
Step 2. Once done, open the app, and you will be asked to grant the storage permission. Simply, grant the permission to continue to the next page.
Step 3. Now you will see the main interface of the app.
Step 4. To include the Junk files, you need to tap on the ‘Confirm and free up …”
Step 5. The app automatically recognizes the useless images that WhatsApp Media, Telegram Media, etc.
Step 6. Since we no don’t ever need these images, you can choose to delete them. To delete tap on the ‘Delete and free’. Then enable the ‘All item’ and tap on ‘Delete’.
Step 7. You can also delete apps which you rarely use. The app also displays unused apps also.
That’s it, you are done! This is how you can delete useless photos from Android by using Files by Google. If you have any other doubt, let us know in the comment box below.