1. AC Question's Avatar
    So I downloaded a bunch of videos from the internet (mp4 format) and they only show up in "Downloads". I watched them with "Video Player" then deleted them from "Downloads" because they were taking up space. I went back to storage and saw that it didn't free up any space because deleting them from "Downloads" just means removing them from my download history.

    In "My Files", I searched "mp4" and looked under storage/emulated/0/downloads but I couldn't find them. I downloaded another video and didn't clear it from my history to see if it would show up in "My Files" but it didn't.

    Can anybody please help me?
    12-18-2016 12:34 AM
  2. ManiacJoe's Avatar
    "Downloads" is a folder on your internal storage.
    Using a file browser app, take a look in that folder and see if the videos are there.

    What app did you use to originally delete the videos?
    Some file browser apps implement a "recycle bin" or "trash" folder. This gives you the ability to "undo" the delete, but it also means that the file is not actually deleted, thus still taking up space.
    12-18-2016 07:36 PM

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