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How to clear storage on samsung s5?

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My storage is showing as full. I've tried everything to clear it, I've deleted apps, I've deleted photos, I've connected it to my pc and deleted the photos by going directly to the files and it is still showing up as full?

Is there a simple way of clearing my storage?

Is there a setting I could change that when I delete stuff, it gets deleted instead of going to some unknown folder?

Why is it so difficult to delete data on a Samsung S5?

I really appreciate you taking the time to read and answer my question.

Thank you.


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Dec 4, 2012
Welcome to the forums. Have you tried rebooting the device? The reboot might refresh the storage stats.