How To Delete Downloads On Android?

You might have noticed that sometimes, the storage of your Android device gets full and your Android device stops working properly due to the same. It might not allow you to download anything further because of insufficient storage. Not only that, but it can also stop you from installing ay latest app updates. 

To prevent that issue, you need to free memory by deleting downloads.

  1. The method of removing downloads by settings

Go through the given below steps carefully.

  1. Firstly, visit Settings.
  2. Then, have a look at the apps that are present on the menu.
  3. Next, you shall get the symbol of download.
  4. Then, press on the symbol.
  5. After that, select the items that you wish to remove.
  6. Next, press on the Delete or else look for the Uninstall option.
  7. Then, see the dialog bar that shall get displayed. It shall ask you whether you wish to remove the files permanently. You need to press on OK if you want to remove the items permanently.
  8. The method of removing downloads by the apps tray

Have a look at the given below points and follow them precisely.

  1. Firstly, visit the apps tray.
  2. Then, search for the app that you wish to get rid of.
  3. After that, continue pressing on the application for some time.
  4. Few Android devices shall allow moving the symbol of the app towards the end for deleting it. You might have noticed that few Android phones display a delete symbol towards the above of the application symbol.
  5. Whenever you try to remove an app, a confirmation is asked for the same. Press OK or else Cancel for confirming.
  6. The method of removing downloads by App Manager
  7. Firstly, visit the apps tray.
  8. Then, search for downloads. It is worth noting the fact that there are few Android phones which do not display downloads app. So go to File Manager or else My Files, then press on Downloads.
  9. Next, tap on the file that you wish to remove. Remember that a select mode shall get displayed for choosing the rest of the items that you wish to delete.
  10. Then, press on the Delete option. The delete option might have a trash bin symbol or shall have the word ‘delete’ written over it.
  11. A dialog bar shall get displayed for confirming the removal of items. Press on Delete or else OK for giving the confirmation.
  12. The method of removing the cached data
  13. Firstly, visit Settings.
  14. Then, search for Device Maintenance.
  15. After that, click on Storage.
  16. Next, press on Cached Data or else Clean now.
  17. The method of doing a factory reset
  18. Firstly, visit Settings.
  19. Then, choose General Management.
  20. Next, tap on ‘Reset.’
  21. After that, click on Factory Data Reset.

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