I bought a new Galaxy S21 Ultra 512 GB just few days ago and the internal system storage was 11 GB at first day starting
Buy now , just after 2 or 3 days using this device , internal system storage increased to 50 GB 😳
Be consider please that I'm not talking about audio or video or documents files or installed apps
I'm just talking about the icon named "system" in internal storage analyzing
I've got surprised why 19% of internal storage of my 512 GB new device , has gone just in 3 days
I must to explain that I'm not new customer with Samsung Galaxy S Series , it's almost 10 years that I'm using Galaxy S Series and I exactly know what I'm talking about
As you know , S21 Ultra doesn't able to add an external memory card , and I'm really upset that I see even a 512 GB device doesn't lock like something that introduced by Samsung
Although , new version of Device care app , installed by factory on this device doesn't allow the users to clean the storage by deleting unnecessary data , like old versions
I think this is a tricky from Samsung to make the devices useless just after a year , and push the customers to buy a new one just after one or two years
It's kind of dishonesty
Why Samsung should design an expensive device in a way that we couldn't add an external memory , or update the device care in a way that we could not clean and remove unnecessary data ?
Anyone here to guide me please ?
Or I must to make a short video in YouTube and Instagram and ask for guidance over there ?
I'll be so happy to hear from you and know more about this problem
You also can send me email as
Or my same email address registered for Samsung account , that is :
Or you can send to both email address please
I'm really anxious to hear from you , I don't want to miss your guidance
Saba , Toronto , 2 July 2021
- internal storage
You can clean out some .files like Trash and duplicates if you scroll down to the bottom of the Storage screen in Device Care.
Take a screen shot of your Storage, like mine below, and we'll see if anything looks off.
Remember that your device is syncing up with your old devices backup and apps which will also increase your Storage.
My Ultra is 6 months old and I don't see anything that concerns me.
Galaxy S21 Ultra 512g(VZW), Galaxy Book (original, VZW), Tab S4, Galaxy Watch3 (VZW)
considering that the smart features take a lot of your info and adjust itself to your likings, I'm not too surprised that the storage is taken up quite a bit.
Being that you're concerned about the storage shortage you can resolve to backing up photos to clouds, auto deleting old messages, and manually going to trash and emptying out the unnecessary files.
Other than that, it seems pretty normal in my opinion.
i'm in agreement with the other posters above about your current GB situation sounding pretty normal.