Junk file from your devices with Windows, Mac, Android, or iPhone, keeps your space occupied and in most cases, it is about unwanted junk. Regardless of the type of junk files, they slow down the activity of your device. The cache of your browsers could have so many junk small files that you are wondering many times "why my browser is opening so slow?". The unwanted files could be temporary files, old program setup files, cached thumbnails, all stored on your device, computer, laptop, tablet, phone. You will be surprised to find out that junk files could occupy a lot of GB into your system.
To get rid of junk files from your Windows computer, use the tool Disk Cleanup included in the operating system. There you can delete all data that you do not need anymore, like temporary files, files from the recycle bin, and more.
Follow these simple steps to clean junk files from Windows:
1. Open Disk Cleanup utility
Go to Start menu to search for Accessories and then System Tools. There you will find the Disk Cleanup utility. Click on it and you will delete all unwanted files.
2. Delete junk files
Select all files that you wish to delete and click on "Delete Files".
Use the tool Disk Utility from your iOS Mac. It is very easy to find it in Applications. Just follow these steps:
1. Open Disk Utility
Go to Applications and look after Utilities. There you will find the tool Disk Utility. Also, you can find it through Spotlight. Tap Disk Utility and then First Aid.
2. Use First Air / Erase
To do a proper cleanup, you can verify the disk permissions. In any case, the Disk Utility will clean up, and erase your junk files from Mac.
Your Android device has several junk files due to the apps (even after you uninstall them), in your browser's cache, and a lot of files like pictures that you don't need anymore. To clean up the junk files from your Android device, go to Settings, General, and Storage. On the Storage space, you will see all your total space and the space size used for your Apps, Pictures, Audio, Downloads, Cached data. If you wish to clear the junk files, tap on every feature and you will be prompted with the option to clear the data.
Your iPhone could have a lot of junk files in the Safari's cache, or even unwanted files remained from apps.
Follow the steps below to clean up the junk files from your iPhone:
1) Delete data stored by apps
You can delete the data stored by apps with the Usage option from Setting by following these steps:
Go to the Settings and search for General usage. After, tap Manage Storage and tap items from Documents and Data. Check items that you do not want anymore and tap Delete. To remove all app's data, tap Edit and then, Delete All.
2) Delete the cache from the browser Safari
The memory cache of your browser has certainly some files, as websites let cockies in your browser to give you a better experience at the next visits. Follow the steps below to clean up Safari's cache:
1. Search Safari under Settings
Tap Settings on your iPhone and search for Safari. Next, tap Clear History and Website Data. The final step is to tap Clear History and Data.
2. Clear Safari`s cache, cookies
If you agree on accepting cookies, you will have a lot of cookies into your browser. You can delete them now, properly.
When we delete other files accidentally, Recoverit Data Recovery may still guarantee the possibility to recover them.
The deletion of junk files is a necessary action and you must do it regularly. But during this cleaning, it is possible to delete several files that you need in the future. Is there any chance to recover them? Exist. Recoverit Data Recovery is the tool used for iOS devices, Android devices, Windows machines, to recover your deleted files by accident. You can individually scan and preview different files, including messages, history, photos, and documents, as well as choose the files to be restored.