ANDROID owners have been urged to delete three types of apps that free up space immediately.
Say goodbye to a slow phone for good.
Many Android phones come with preinstalled apps.
However, when these apps are unnecessary or unwanted, they are often referred to as “bloatware” because they take up all of your memory.
Devices from Samsung and Xiaomi are known to be particularly big culprits.
Uninstalling bloatware can be complex, but there are a number of free apps that can help you delete them with one click.
Some pre-installed Android apps cannot be uninstalled as they are essential for the phone to function.
However, a lot of the bloatware is just alternatives to the Google apps that most people are already using, such as Google Apps. B. Samsung Internet – which really can’t compete with Google Chrome.
Old utility apps
Utility apps were a life saver when they were first introduced.
Remember how impressed we used to be with different flashlight and recording apps?
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Well, those days are over.
Android has come a long way since its inception in 2008, including the introduction of built-in utilities.
These five utilities are now built into most Android phones. So if you have separate apps for them, they’re redundant:
- QR scanner
- screen recorder
- media players
- screen dimmer
QR scanner and screen recorder are also among the most common apps hijacked and impersonated by cyber crooks to intrude into your phone.
If you still have utility apps on your phone that are now obsolete, it’s time to delete them.
Duplicate apps with the same features
It’s not uncommon for people to have more than one app on their phone that performs the same function.
This includes various web browsers, messengers, notes and even photo backup apps.
Sometimes it makes sense to keep two similar apps.
But sometimes it doesn’t make sense and it’s advisable to omit them for space reasons.
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