You have successfully entered the spring cleaning season; however, there are many who took an early start and begin cleaning and de-cluttering their surroundings. From room to working space, everything should be clean to enjoy a safer and more sanitized environment. However, it is not just the space around you needs cleaning, your most important piece of technology – your smartphone also needs to be cleaned. This handy little device is very helpful and convenient to use but it can fill up pretty fast and get disorganized quickly. You might not think much of this at first but when you are looking for something important or want it to work quickly, it is then you will face the problem. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to improve performance, speed and efficiency of your mobile phones. Follow this guide and keep your phone clean and safe for a long time.
Back-Up the Data
The very first thing to do when cleaning the smartphone is to back up all the files in it. This work is very easy as all you will need to do is connect it with your computer or hard-drive using a USB cord. This step is not just about space-saving but also makes your phone safer. As your phone is a portable computer, it holds your banking, your scheduling, storage of sensitive information, emails, etc. It will have all the things that bring joy and balance to your life, making it a lucrative target for cybercriminals. When you move these details, you free up space and also allow your phone’s software to stay updated and protected against information theft.
Move Photos to Cloud Storage
Thanks to better camera quality and high definition in a smartphone today, everyone becomes a photographer. People click a number of pictures and capture videos every other day of something or the other. You believe it or not, these photos and videos take up a lot of space on your phone. A simple phone accident can wipe the entire gallery and there are high chances that you can delete it by yourself without even realising it. This is why it is always better to move everything in the gallery to cloud storage. having them backed will ensure that all photos and videos will stay safe, allowing you to clear out that space and make the smartphone run faster and also work more efficiently.
Better Organize the Apps
As smartphones today comes with an impressive built-in memory that could further be enhanced by adding memory card in the phone, users start downloading a lot of apps to add to their convenience. However, the major question is, how many apps do you actually use on a daily or regular basis? No matter how much memory your phone has, when it is laden with apps, it starts working slower and also crashes at some point. To ensure that your phone is safe for a long time, clean the phone by getting rid of the apps that you never use. A majority of apps are free and could be downloaded at any time so if you are not planning to use an app anytime soon, it is better that you uninstall it.