How to empty trash in Android Device

If you are running out of space on your Android device then you must be wondering "how can I delete stuff from the trash?" well, Android device does not have a trash or a recycle bin folder the way we have on macOS or Windows Computers, but don't worry there is something that you can do in order to reclaim space,

  1. Go to Settings,
  2. Go to Apps,
  3. Now look for the App that using most of the space, mostly like Google Photos, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram etc,
  4. You should see Clear Cache, click on it and it should reclaim the space that it has been utilising.

Empty Android Photos Trash

We take a lot of screenshots on our Phone, or even click similar photos that and delete most of them as we got the best one we were looking for, they all end up in Trash on your Android device Photos app, cleaning it up will reclaim lot of memory,

  • Open Google Photos App on your Android phone,
  • Make sure you are signed in to your Google Account,
  • Now from the menu tab on Library -> Trash -> More -> Empty Trash

⛔️ Note by doing this all photos in the trash folder will be permanently deleted and cannot be reclaimed.

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