Internal storage (ROM): Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Learn how to view free space and free up storage on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A.

 

 

 

Adjust storage settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the MORE icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap More settings.
  5. Tap Delete old messages.
  6. Slide the Delete old messages Switch right to the ON position.

 

Clear storage regularly

It must be over 150 MB for your device. 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 to remove them from the phone memory.
  • Clear the browser cache, cookies, or history.
  • Clear Facebook app cache.
  • Manage applications. See section below.
  • Delete the call logs.

 

Manage applications

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Device', tap Applications.
  4. Tap Application manager.
  5. If necessary, swipe left or right to the All screen or the Downloaded screen.
  6. To sort apps from largest users of ROM to lowest, tap the Menu key and then tap Sort by size. The apps using the most ROM are now listed at the top of the list.
  7. Tap the desired application to be uninstalled.Note: Uninstalling an app will delete the app.
  8. Tap Uninstall and then tap OK.

 

View free storage space

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'System,' and then tap Storage.
  4. Under 'Device memory,' view the Available space value.