How to free up space on android Oreo

Android Oreo introduced new smart storage feature for free up storage in your Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and other devices. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step guide to free up space on android Oreo 8.1/8.0 devices. Google Pixel and other devices not supported micros card, they need more space for save images, videos and more.

This android Oreo smart storage feature is useful to back up photos and video over 90 days old in your device and free up storage when need. So when storage is full, remove backed up photos and videos. You can still find remove photos & videos in Google photos. You can also individual backed up photos & videos after free up storage in android Oreo devices. Follow below given step by step guide to free up space on android Oreo 8.0/8.1 devices.


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To run your android Oreo device smoothly, free up storage in your device. You can clear system cache and clear app cache android Oreo devices. But in this tutorial, let see steps to free up storage in android 8.1 Oreo devices.

Step 1: Go to settings in you android Oreo devices

Android Oreo storage settings

Step 2: Tap on storage

How to free up space on android Oreo 8.0

Step 3: Tap on Free up space

Free up storage in android 8.1 Oreo

You can see list of several items, check the box you want to delete in your device. If nothing is view, tap Review recent items.

Step 4: Select from list to delete from your Oreo device

Free up space on android Oreo 8.1 device

Step 5: Tap on Free up

Free up storage on android 8.0 Oreo

Step 6: Tap on Remove to free up storage on android device

Now free up space on android Oreo 8.0/8.1 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL etc.

How to automatically free up storage in android 8.1/8.0 Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in you android Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap on storage

Android 8.1 Oreo smart storage feature

Step 3: Turn on smart storage

Now open smart storage in your Oreo devices. Here you’ll see backed up photos & video option in your android Oreo 8.1/8.0 devices.

Enable smart storage in android Oreo

Step 4: Tap on Backed up photos & videos

How to automatically free up storage in android 8.1 Oreo

Step 5: Select from over 30 days old/over 60 days old/over 90 days old

Now your device storage is full, remove backed up photos and videos in your device.

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to free up space on android Oreo 8.0/8.1 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check out our other latest android Oreo tips and tricks.

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