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"Other" Storage

(Topic created: 12-17-2021 03:40 PM)
Mattheww
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I have 72 gb of my S21 Ultra's storage being taken up by "other" which is frustrating. I contacted support who said to clear out my downloads folder in file management which made practically no difference. What can I do to remove some of this "other" data? Thanks in advance.

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Ariscott56
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I have about 14 GB and I'm unaware of what it is since I've recently performed a factory reset. Have you tried clearing the cache partition?Screenshot_20211217-142759_My Files.jpg
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user365170tdJ15
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.... Clearing partition won't really make a difference
Techaman
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This is why I like sd cards still super super fast and when u get a 128gb phone 50% is taken to start with base should be 256 with options of 512 and 1 T at a cost of $50 and $100
user365170tdJ15
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There another thread about this
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Diaboyos
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Do you use Telegram?
Mattheww
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Nope.

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Diaboyos
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OK. It's usually that.
PaperStation
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"Files by Google" does a better job of showing what files are taking up storage as well as better recommendations of what files you could possibly delete to clear up some space.
Mattheww
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Thank you for the recommendation, however it only found 75 gb worth of files overall and not many suggestions.