If you have an Android device with little memory and no ability to expand it, you may find yourself in the following annoying condition of use:

  • Your smartphone struggles to support new updates for apps already installed;
  • It becomes difficult, or even impossible, to install new apps if you need some new features;
  • Taking photos or videos becomes a titanic undertaking in which, before carrying out the operation you must go “choose” what to cancel and consequently, which memory to give up;
  • The device begins to appear slow in the simplest operations.

On our blog we will provide some simple steps to prevent this from happening and to always have memory available on your smartphone.

 

Let’s start today with the first two points: how to free memory on your Android smartphone

What takes up more space on a smartphone are photos, videos and applications.

  • For videos and photos, you can choose to save them in a different place:
    • on external data storage devices, such as an external hard drive, memory cards or pendrive.
    • or in the cloud using services like Google Photos, Amazon Prime Photos or similar services. In this way you will not go to occupy storage space on any device.

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  • As far the applications are concerned, it is possible to use some lite versions:

Some of the apps we use most often also exist in a lighter version. Giving up some features can save a lot of space. Let’s take the example of Messenger, the most famous social chat, “Facebook”:

Messenger Lite occupies 25 MB against 199 MB of the original version.

 

 

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Beyond the reduced functionalities, however, we must be aware of a great flaw that afferct the security:  the version Messenger Lite lacks protection with end-to-end encryption for conversations.

If you want to install the application you can do it for free by accessing the Google playstore by clicking here:

Very soon on our blog, other small but useful tricks to always have memory available on your android smartphone. Continue to follow us.