Windows 10 equips with yet another useful feature and that is “Storage Settings”. This feature provides Windows users with thorough analysis of what and how much the disk space is occupied.
Microsoft comes up with this idea of “Storage Settings” in Windows 10, to provide the exact and a real information, with the help of which you can recover your unused disk space. Just have a glance at this article to find out how to use storage settings to free disk space in Windows 10, by following the pictorial steps as shown below.
Steps to use Storage Settings to free Disk Space in Windows 10
Step 1: First go to the Start menu and click on “Settings”.
Step 2: Under the ‘Settings’, go to “System” option.
Step 3: Under the ‘System’, go to “Storage” tab.
Step 4: Under the ‘Storage’ option, you’ll see a list of all the partitions of your hard disk.
Step 5: Now, if you want to free some space, then click on that particular partition. As I choose “C: drive”.
Step 6: Now click on “System and Reserved”.
Step 7: Here, you’ll see the reserved memory for system files, hibernation files, system restore and virtual memory. If you don’t use “Hibernate” function, then you can delete “Hyberfil.sys” file, from the C: drive root folder, this will free some space.
Step 8: Now click on “Apps and games”, this defines that all the space is occupied by apps and games.
Step 9: If you want to uninstall any games or apps then, just click on that particular app and click on “Uninstall” button. Here you can also go to “Manage Optional features” .
Step 10: “Manage Optional feature” shows you all the information about an additional feature installed in your system.
Step 11: In the same way you can manage Maps, music, videos, documents, mails, one drive and temporary file as well.
That’s all, guys…. Keep reading!!!!