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How to Clean Storage on Huawei P20 Pro

Follow steps ahead to clean storage on your Huawei P20 Pro to gain extra performance and space. Huawei’s latest premiere flagship ships with 128GB right out of the box and doesn’t come equipped with a microSD card slot. Despite 128GB looking and being a lot, users can still fill it up quite easily with videos and high-res images captured by the P20 Pro itself. If you are suspecting that your phone is going to be scarce on space for new content, here is a guide you can use to clean up space by deleting unnecessary files and all through built-in official utilities.

One aspect definitely remains the need for extra space but another perspective concludes that unnecessary cache files slows down your smartphone and conclusively, your experience. Each app usually creates a cache so that whenever you come back, the app can utilize it to load up quickly. More often than not, these apps are developed to keep on creating new cache files while forgetting to delete older ones. Here is where this guide comes in quite handy, you can easily clean storage on your Huawei P20 Pro and get rid of these unneeded files.

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Clean Storage on Huawei P20 Pro

NOTE: This post is part of our series of Huawei P20 Pro tips and tricks. For more such tips, check out our P20 Pro Features section.

How to Clean Storage on Huawei P20 Pro

This procedure utilizes Huawei P20 Pro’s / EMUI’s built-in storage cleaning utility to clear out space, users don’t need to resort to third-party solutions.

Step 1 – Open the Settings app. You can do it by locating the shortcut on your home-screen or by simply scrolling down the notification panel and tapping on the Gear icon located at the top-right.

Step 2 – Tap on the Storage section, it should be near the bottom of the screen. If not visible, search for Storage through the search functionality and tap on the first result.

Step 3 – Within this menu, there should be a Storage Cleaner button located on the bottom, click it.

Step 4 – Now, there should be a big Clean button located in the middle which you can tap to get rid of unnecessary cache and system files. Further, there are also options for deep clean. These options would suggest deleting things from user data rather than sticking with just the system, definitely handy when you have piled up loads of unnecessary files yourself.

That’s all! You should now have regained precious space on your P20 Pro. Not just that, removing unnecessary files would have removed performance bottlenecks as well.

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