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Free Up Phone Storage With Google’s Files Go App

by | Dec 18, 2017 | Uncategorized

Google’s official storage management app, Files Go, is finally in the Play Store. It brings to the fore a host of nifty features for the Android user wanting to make the most out of their storage.

Here are some of the key stuff you can do with the app:

Send/receive files with other Android devices


Similar to AirDrop, Files Go allows Android users to send and receive files with other Android users quite seamlessly. File transfer speeds go up to 125Mbps, so long as both users have the Files Go app installed.

Free up phone storage by deleting unused apps and duplicate photos


Using Google’s mobile vision, the Files Go app is able to detect files that are piling up on your storage. It’s able to suggest which files users should delete like unused apps, duplicate files, low-resolution videos, and memes.

The process, too, is quite fast and intuitive. The app groups these files and apps into cards such as “large files”, “unused apps”, and more. Here’s how the whole thing works:

Google’s Files Go is now available for download globally in the Play Store, for users who run Android 5.0 and above.

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