How to Use Smart Storage in Android Nougat

How to Use Smart storage in Android Nougat

Here we will try to find out how to use Smart Storage in Android Nougat. Android 7.1 or Android Nougat has a new feature that helps to manage space effectively. You can free up space in Android 7.1 Nougat device with this feature.

How to use Smart storage in Android Nougat

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Storage and there you will get the Manage storage option.
  3. Now tap on Manage Storage option.
  4. You will get two options, automatic option – ‘Smart Storage’ and manual option to – ‘Free up space now’.

Using either of the above options, you can manage and free up the storage. You can also go into more details in this options to see storage used by the installed apps.

Here is how to use Smart Storage in Android Nougat works.

If your device’s full storage capacity gets used up, then the Smart Storage option automatically will remove the backed up videos and photos in Google Photos. However, it will not remove the ones for which backup is pending to your Google Photos.

How the Free up space now Option Works in Android Nougat.

Using this option you can free up the device storage with options to delete stuff which are older that a certain number of days from downloads folder, apps and photos and.

That’s all about how to use Smart Storage in Android Nougat and  how the free up space now option works in Nougat.