5 MIUI 9 tricks to get more storage on Xiaomi devices

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MIUI 9 is quite a smooth experience, thanks to integrated apps that does not eat up space. The company has an active community that offers various tips and tricks in order to make the experience even smoother for the consumers.

5 MIUI 9 tricks to get more storage on Xiaomi devices

 

As Xiaomi has integrated apps that help in clearing and managing the storage space, it is possible for users to manually do some other things in order to clean the interface. The MIUI community has revealed some methods that will clean up space on Xiaomi devices and here these are listed for you.

Clearing the Cache

Clearing the Cache

This trick is not limited to Xiaomi devices, this exercise is applicable to all smartphones, a lot of space is occupied by cache and manual cleaning is often the go-to answer, a large portion of memory can be saved by clearing the cache without the loss of any data.

Go to settings, access Cached Data under Storage. Tapping on cached data will prompt a pop-up box asking for a response. Confirm your choice and free up your cached data. Whenever storage fills up your phone, you can manually delete the cache.

MIUI Cleaner
 

MIUI Cleaner

Unrequired data or files can be deleted by utilizing the dedicated app by Xiaomi. This app lets you get rid of any unnecessary data without any loss of data, the Cleaner app is integrated with the Security app.

Once you access Cleaner from Security, a ‘clean up' button can be observed here at the bottom of the screen. The button provides information about unnecessary files that are present in the phone. These files can be cleared up and storage space can be cleared up with a single tap on this button.

Deep Clean by Cleaner

Deep Clean by Cleaner

The unused apps in your system can be gotten rid of using Deep Clean. Head over to Cleaner through Security, the Deep Clean button is present on the top right corner of the display. Tap on this to access a list of the apps you do not often utilize.

Tap on the ‘Delete Now' button to uninstall the apps. This will free up quite a lot of space from your phone.

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Mi Cloud

Mi Cloud

Your photos and videos need not clutter up your storage space. You can move them to Mi Cloud, this is the default cloud storage space you receive with your Xiaomi smartphone.

In order to do this, head over to your photos, the three-dot menu available at the top-right corner of the screen lets you set your preferred backup mode and the offline availability.

Your photos and videos remain safe without eating up storage space.

 

MicroSD

MicroSD

Xiaomi phones have a microSD slot that also plays the role of a second SIM slot. You can use a microSD if you are not making use of a Dual SIM for your Xiaomi phone.

The microSD card can be set as your default storage after you place it in the slot. All of your photos and videos can be stored here freeing up space on your internal storage for apps. The WhatsApp media content can be moved to external storage as well.

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