The storage space of the mobile ends up filling up sooner or later. Then comes the time to uninstall the applications and clean the mobile, but How do you know which folders and applications are consuming the most space?
While you can see which apps are taking up the most space in Android settings, it’s harder to find which folders are taking up space. To do this, you can use an application like DiskUsage, which scans mobile storage for visually show you the occupied space.
First, the configuration
DiskUsage is by no means a new application. It’s more, is an old app
Being an older app and last updated over three years ago, if you use it in a modern version of Android, you will receive a notice that it was created for a previous version of Android, that you must accept. You must also give permission to access to storage in advancebecause it does not use Marshmallow execute permissions.
The first time you open it, it will also ask you to access your data. use of applications, which is necessary for the app to be able to collect the installed apps and the s torage usage that each makes.
Space occupied, visually
After granting all the permissions, the analysis of the occupied space will start which, depending on the power and the amount of memory available to your mobile, will take more or less time. When the scan ends, you get a visualization using boxes that symbolize mobile files and the space they occupy.
You can move around in the graph drag and zoomIn addition to tapping on a folder to expand it and allow you to more easily see what it contains. Each folder displays the subfolders it finds directly to its right, also scaled according to the size they occupy.
This way, it will be easy for you to locate the folders that take up most of the space, as well as that 500MB file that you lost there and forgot. The app covers the function of helping you analyze and find where your space is going, although it is not a file manager or a cleaning application.
The only thing you can do is view the file you selected with a compatible app you have installed or delete file, using the menu Wipe off. However, it is probably more useful for you to use this app for knowing what to delete and a file manager to do the dirty work.