How do I clear unwanted Downloads?

Answered by Randy McIntyre

To clear unwanted downloads on your Android device, you can follow these steps using the Files by Google app:

1. Open the Files by Google app on your Android device. If you don’t have it installed, you can download it from the Google Play Store.

2. Once you have the app open, you will see various options at the bottom of the screen. Tap on the “Clean” option.

3. On the “Clean” screen, you will find different cards representing different types of files you can clean up. Look for the card labeled “Delete downloaded files” and tap on it.

4. After tapping on the “Delete downloaded files” card, you will see a list of downloaded files on your device. These files can include documents, images, videos, audio files, and more.

5. To select the files you want to delete, tap on the checkbox next to each file. You can select multiple files at once by checking the boxes next to them.

6. Once you have selected the unwanted files, tap on the “Delete” button at the bottom of the screen.

7. A confirmation dialog will appear asking if you want to delete the selected files. Tap on the “Delete” button to confirm.

8. The unwanted downloaded files will now be deleted from your device, freeing up storage space.

It’s always a good practice to regularly clear unwanted downloads to keep your device storage organized and optimize its performance. The Files by Google app provides a convenient and easy way to manage and delete unwanted files on your Android device.

Remember, clearing unwanted downloads will permanently delete the files from your device, so make sure you have selected the right files before confirming the deletion.

I hope these steps help you clear unwanted downloads effectively. If you have any further questions or need assistance with any other topic, feel free to ask!