Internal storage (ROM): Google Nexus 7

Learn how to view free space and free up storage on the Google Nexus 7.

 

 

 

Clear storage regularly

  • Clear storage at least once per week.
  • Check the available internal device storage. It must be over 150 MB.
  • The Android system cannot work properly if the internal device storage is below 150 MB.
  • If under 150 MB, use the following tips to clear more storage:
    • Delete unnecessary text messages (SMS) and picture messages (MMS).
    • Transfer pictures and media to a computer, and remove it from the phone memory.
    • Clear the browser cache, cookies, or history.
    • Clear Facebook app cache.
    • Delete the call logs.

 

Manage applications

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Device,' tap Apps.
  4. Tap desired application.
  5. Tap UNINSTALL.
  6. Tap OK.

 

View free storage space

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Device,' tap Storage & USB.

  4. View the amount of free storage at the top of the screen.