how to delete “Other files” from your Xiaomi?【Definitive】

The “Other files” section can get quite annoying, especially if we don’t have much space on our device and, even so, we want to make the most of it.

other xiaomi files

If this is also your case, don’t worry, because this time we present a complete tutorial with which you will be able to delete those “Other files” from your Xiaomi and, thus, get much more space.

how to delete “Other files” from your Xiaomi?

  • The first thing we need to do is go to your phone’s settings or Settingsonce here, look for the section of Storage (you can use the magnifying glass at the top) or enter about phone/storage.

xiaomi storage

  • In Storage, we can see the number of GB available on our device. We can even visualize this space in a graph. Where we will see, for example, how much space is occupied by our photos and images, how much the archives of audiohow much the applications, as well as the section “Others“. This is the folder that we are going to get to delete, getting very useful space on our device and without losing anything important.

other xiaomi files

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  • Now, exit Settings and go to the Administrator appwhere we find all the folders on the phone.

  • Once the folders are displayed, look for the one that says MIUIopen it and then click on Gallery (or Gallery if you have your device in English). We leave it pressed and delete it (we recommend you to copy it to a pc before).

miui gallery folder

  • Don’t worry, because this folder folder contains images that we have deleted from our device. If you wish, you can log in and view the contents of the folder before deleting it, or make a backup copy on your computer in case you need one (most recommended option).
  • In the same location, you will also see a folder named debug_logwhich you can also delete, as these are the phone’s logs throughout its life, and the ones you need will be regenerated.
  • In case you do not find the debug_log folder, click on the 3 dots at the top and click on show hidden files and it will appear

Delete more memory of other files from the internal storage

In the next step to continue deleting and gaining internal storageby deleting the other files on your phone.

  • We exit the Administrator app and now go to the Gallery appopening it.
  • In its upper right part we find the Albums tabtab, where we click, and then we do the same on Trash at the bottom.

  • Here will appear videos, photos and other files that we have deleted, but that are still there taking up space for at least 30 days By emptying it, we will get much more free space in “Other files”. Simply select all and click on delete.
  • If you want to check how much space we have gained, go back to Storage to see, again, the amount of GB available. You will see that you will have obtained enough space on your device in many cases more than 25GB lost that you now recover.

As you can see, this is a very fast, simple and above all effective method to optimize the space of our Xiaomi and gain extra space on your phone.

  • Leave us in the comments if it helped you and how many GB of storage you gained!
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