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How to free up storage space on Xiaomi Mi Box S?

How to free up storage space on Xiaomi Mi Box S?

By  Sigismondo Eisenhower 2019-11-21 9303 0

Xiaomi Mi Box S has 2GB RAM and 8GB ROM. Sometimes you will likely get error message asking your to clear up storage space, or in some case, you can’t start a particular APP. Here are three ways to clean the cache and free up storage space on Xiaomi Mi Box S.

How to free up storage space on Xiaomi Mi Box S

What are taking up the storage?

● Caching contents for streaming media, some app do not perform house-keeping by auto deleting these files after exiting the app;

● Installation files, e.g. apks, since Apps were updated almost every week, where new versions of apps were downloaded and later updated, there are lots of temporary files left behind;

● Temporary files downloaded for EPG, playlist etc.

How to clean up the cache?

Method 1: Free storage space on the Clean Master

Clean Master is an all-in-one Android app with cleaning, optimization and maintenance tools in one place. Clean Master is one of the best cleaning and maintenance tools for Android. It helps you delete application caches, unused files, remaining files, search history, and uninstall applications. It has more user-friendly tools in an environment than other applications in this category

Step 1: Turn on your Xiaomi Mi Box S.

Step 2: Find "Clean Master" APP with "Bloom" icon and click it.

Step 3: After you start it, it will auto detect what kind of files can be optimized or deleted.

Step 4: Select the files you want to clean, memory, cache, residual or APK.

Step 5: Click to start the optimizing process.

Step 6: Wait few minutes, the optimization completed.

Method 2: Free storage space on the Shafa Market

Shafa Market is a third-party aggregated app store and a widely used maintenance tool.

Step 1: Turn on your Xiaomi Mi Box S.

Step 2: Find "Shafa Market" APP and click it to start.

Step 3: Go to "My APP" menu, and select the "Junk Files" on the left side bar.

Step 4: It will start scanning and detecting all temporary files.

Step 5: Select the files you want to clean.

Step 6: Press "OK" to delete the temporary files.

Step 7: Apart from these temporary files, there are also bigger chunks of larger files that need to be deleted, selecting the "Clean big file" option.

Step 8: It will start scanning for files larger than 10MB, most of these are temporary transit files for updates, and new updates.

Step 9: Confirm the deletion by selecting "Clean"

Step 10: After the house-keeping above, you can check on the new space availability by selecting the "Uninstall" option under "Tools"

In the upper right corner you can see the available storage space. If you still don't have enough disk space, you might want to uninstall some applications that you rarely use.

Method 3: Free storage space on the Kodi Maintenance Add-on

Kodi's Maintenance Tool is an add-on that allows you to continuously optimize your settings and provide a variety of features to keep your Kodi up to date and running. We have talked about how to install Kodi /Add-ons on Xiaomi Mi Box S in previous post.

Step 1: Turn on your Xiaomi Mi Box S.

Step 2: Find "Kodi" APP and click it to start.

Step 3: Go to Video > Add ons.

Step 4: Click on the XunityTalk Maintenance.

Step 5: Select "Maintenance".

Step 6: You will see a list of utility options.

Step 7: First select "Clean Video / Music Libraries".

Step 8: Select "Remove Addons" if you want to remove any seldom used Add-ons.

Step 9: Select the "Add-ons" that you wish to remove.

Step 10: Select Yes" to remove.

Step 11: Select "Delete My Cache".

Step 12: Select "Delete Packages" to delete some of the temporary packaging cache files.

Step 13: Select "Yes" to confirm.

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