I have a Galaxy S8+ with 64gb storage. I have been doing every except altering reality to try and recover space. I have moved tons of stuff to my OneDrive account, my Google Drive account, and my sdcard. I have 32.2gb worth of apps on my phone, of which only 4.39gb are on the device, the rest are on my sdcard. I even enabled developer options so I could force move some apps to my sdcard. All of my pics, videos, and music have been moved to my sdcard. When I open the "my files" app I only have 21 folders in my internal storage. I have searched every single folder and there are no large files in them. When I select all 21 files and look at the details, those files amount to a total of 412mb. When I go to the storage tab in my device maintenance, it breaks down docs (45.2mb), images (2.49mb), videos (0), audio (5.52mb), apps (32.2gb), and themes (84.4mb). Those totals amount to about 32.4gb of storage and yet I only have 4gb avail on my phone. Where is the other 30gb? Could it be my texts? I dont delete texts and my phone has texts going back to 2015. I am at a loss for what to do. I've been thinking of factory resetting my phone but idk if that will help. I have attached screenshots of my storage breakdown and my internal storage. You can see that the amounts on the storage screen does not add up to the 59.9gb that's been used and the folders in my internal storage dont even add up to half a gig. Where is all my storage??
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But I know the operating system can take up a couple gigabytes.
Also, go to settings, device care and then press optimize. After that, you can mess around with some of the storage settings (And look at some performance and battery settings too) and see if you can clear anything for more storage.