How To Delete Downloads On Android (with Pictures)

How To Delete Downloads On Android?

Your storage space is almost full? Do you download too many files?

OK, let’s finish it.

How To Delete Downloads On Android With Download Icon

The easiest way to delete downloads on android is to use a shortcut button that has been pinned on our Android screen.

This method has two functions, only delete the download list, or also delete all downloaded files.

This means that we don’t need to be confused looking for where the download folder is on our Android. To do this, follow these easy steps:

To do this, follow these easy steps:

  • Look for the download button on your Android screen (see the picture)

download and file manager icons

  • Press to open
  • You will be presented with a list of files that you have downloaded

Downloaded folder list

  • Press and hold one of the files to bring up the options
  • Press the “select all” button to select all files

All item select - Downloaded folder

  • Press the “delete” button to delete all files
  • Mark “Delete local file as well” to delete all files permanently

Delete All item select

  • Skip this step (marking) if you only want to delete the download history list.

How To Delete Downloads On Android With File Manager

If your device doesn’t display the download button on the screen, that means you have to manually search for the download folder location in your android internal storage.

The trick is to use the File manager.

This application is usually called “Files” on Google Pixel or “My Files” on Samsung.

If you don’t have it, you can find something similar in Playstore with the keyword “file manager”. Whatever application we use, the steps are still the same, see the download folder.

How to delete downloads on android with the file manager? Follow the steps below:

  • Find the file manager button on your Android screen (see the picture)

file manager icons

  • Press the download button (this will take it to the download folder)

File manager folder

  • If you don’t have it, directly go to “Internal Storage” (folder icon)

 Internal storage folder

  • Open the download folder
  • Press and hold one of the files to bring up the option
  • Select “select all” in the upper right corner

Download folder - internal storage

  • Press “delete” to delete downloads on Android.

 

Read Also : How to Delete All Gmail Emails at Once on Android

 

How To Delete Downloads On Android With Computer

This step can be an option if you want to delete spesific files and save some files, so you need a computer to sort downloaded files.

How to delete downloads on android with a computer? Follow the following guidelines:

  • Connect android with a computer using a USB cable
  • Switch USB mode from “Charge” mode to “Transfer files” mode (if requested)

USB mode

  • Open your computer folder
  • Find the name of your cellphone (usually next to the local disk computer folder)
  • Open the “Internal storage” folder
  • Find and open the “Download” file
  • Select and delete the file that you want.

Those are some easy ways to delete downloads on Android. Hopefully, it can help you master your device. If there is an addition to me, don’t hesitate to comment below.

Thanks.

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