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Original Air Date: Sep 10, 2019

Hidden Items Taking Up Space

Are you one of the millions that is constantly getting a message on your smartphone that your storage space is almost full?

Both Android and iPhone users that have devices with no expandable memory need to be more diligent in keeping unneeded items from taking up valuable space.

You can certainly start with old apps that you haven’t used since you downloaded them, but a more likely hog of the space is your images and videos.

The biggest space hogs are those high-resolution videos as a single file can be as big as a large number of images.

Did you know that there’s another, less obvious place that could be the culprit? It’s your old text messages.

Many text messages have associated pictures and video attached to them, so if you don’t get rid of those old messages, those attachments will continue to take up space.

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