How to Free Up Space by Removing Photos and Videos



  • To free up space by removing photos and videos



  1. Open Google Photos App
  2. Tap the menu, three lines in the Upper left corner of the search bar
  3. Tap Free Up Space

Additional Notes

  • You will see a warning stating that your photos have been backed up. You will then see the amount of space that you will clear by freeing up space.
  • This process removes the local versions of photos and videos on your phone, but doesn't affect the copies that have been backed up online
  • After performing this process, you'll need a data connection in order to view your backed up photos and videos

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