Manage memory for your Android device

Managing your memory can help avoid issues with your device.

 

If you need help performing any step, check the how-to guides for your device on the Phones page.

 

Tips to manage your memory:

 

  • Keep your device software fresh by using the latest software version.
  • Restart your device daily.
  • Uninstall downloaded apps or close apps you're no longer using.
  • Delete unnecessary text messages (SMS), along with picture and video messages (MMS). You can even set the text message limit to delete messages automatically.
  • Change the setting for email synchronization to download only for the past three days.
  • Clear the browser cache, cookies, or history.
  • Transfer pictures/media to a computer, and remove them from the phone.
  • Delete call logs.