How to Increase Space by Deleting Duplicate files on Android

If your device is short of storage, i recommend find and delete duplicate files from your Android. This may significantly increase your device’s internal or SD Card storage. We usually copy/paste files and folders to/from PC or other device and Android. With time, this may cause duplicate files storage on your Android’s storage. SO if you doubt that your device might have duplicate files that are eating space, you can use this guide to find out those files and delete them.

Instructions To Find and Delete Duplicate Files on Android

This guide will save you lot of time as you don’t need to open each and every folder and find hidden duplicate files. To do so, i will list some apps available for Android phones for free on Play Store. This will not only free up more storage but will also increase performance of your Android device.

Duplicate File Fixer is super fast, it scans files faster and allows you to preview them before you delete them. This app also supports 14 languages in total, including German, French, Japanese etc. With 4.4 User rating on Play store and 100,000 installs, it’s one of the best duplicate file remover app for Android devices.

Using Duplicate File Fixer to Delete Duplicate files on Android

Duplicate File Fixer finds and delete all type of files, audio File along with video and images/photo in different tabs. Duplicate File Fixer helps you to cleanup your phone so you can call it as Duplicate file cleaner.

Step 1. Install Duplicate File Fixer from Google Play Store.

Step 2. Open app, hit get started and on next screen when asked, Grant permissions by tapping “Got It”.

Step 3. Now select media files or type of files you want to scan. Eg. Video, audio, pictures, document files etc. You can also choose Full Scan which scan every type of file for duplication. Finally Hit “Scan Now” button.

Step 4. If your Android device contains Duplicate files, those will be displayed with total size that will be free after you delete them. Then you have option to either delete them or keep them. You can keep them by creating a Backup by pressing “Backup Now”.

Step 5. When you Tap on delete button, Grant permission when asked to access SD card. Give confirmation to delete files.

This will help you recover loads of storage space on your Android device so that you can save additional data or install other apps from the Play Store without having to face low storage warnings. Now that you know how you can Increase Space by Deleting Duplicate files on Android, please subscribe to Techposts for more such how to guides and tech tutorials. You may also follow us on Facebook and Twitter for quick updates.