Playing high-level graphics games, Storing high-quality videos & movies, RAW image files, and thousands of doc files on Android are normal things until you have a lot of free space on your device. But, what if your device running out of space? If your device is running Android Oreo, then the process of free up some space is easy with the new Smart storage function.

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Android Oreo’s new Smart storage feature specially designed to automatically delete images and videos files which have been backed up on Google Drive. The function also has an ability to backup 90 days old photos and videos files and cleans phone memory on Android 8.0 Oreo phone. If you want to get more space on your Android phone without deleting anything, then you should follow these few steps to know how to free up storage space on Android Oreo device.
How To Free Up Storage Space on Android Oreo Device

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How to Free Up Storage on Android Oreo device

You can either free up space by clearing caches files and deleting unused files suggested by the Android Oreo. Check out how to do it!

Step #1. Open Settings on your Android phone.

Open Settings on Android Oreo Running PhoneStep #2. Scroll down to Device section and tap on “Storage & Memory”.

Tap on Storage & Memory in Settings on Android OreoStep #3. Next, tap on “Free Up Space” and see the phone suggested list to delete some mess files.

Tap on Free Up Space in Storage & Memory on Android OreoStep #4. Uncheck files you want to keep and then tap on “Free Up (MB)” to delete and hit the “Remove”.
Uncheck the file you want to keep and tap on Free Up to Delete on Android Oreo

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How To Clear Cached Data on Android Oreo

Similarly, you can also clear caches on your Android Oreo device with the smart storage to get more space on your Android without deleting any files. Let’s find out how!

Step #1. Go to Settings on your Android Oreo phone.

Open Settings on Android Oreo Running PhoneStep #2. Next, Tap on “Storage & Memory”.

Tap on Storage & Memory in Settings on Android OreoStep #3. Scroll down to “Cached Data” and tap it.

Tap on Cached Data in Storage & Memory on Android OreoStep #4. Now tap OK to confirm clearing caches.
Tap OK to confirm clearing caches on Android Oreo

How to Automatically Free Up Storage on Android Oreo

Note: These steps on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL running Android Oreo update, and it works great.

Step #1. Go to Settings → Tap on “Storage”

Step #2. Next, Turn ON Smart Storage.

Now tap on Smart storage to open. Here you’ll see backed up photos & video option.

Step $3. Next, Tap on Backed up photos & videos.

Step #4. Now, Select from over 30 days oldo/ver 60 days old/over 90 days old.

That’s it!

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Now you can check that you have cleared some unwanted files and got more space to store your favorite 4K contents, play high graphics games, and store much more. Hope now you have the perfect idea to free up space on your phone and get more data to have more fun.

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