I love to share the basics of tech to show what you can get done quickly and easily with tablets(like the iPad), smart phones and PCs from the point of view of someone who has vision difficulties as I am legally blind. I avoid "geek speak" as I share the great things you can get done with new technology. It is more important to get things done with tech than the tech itself.
These are horrible
messages that can make your anxiety go through the roof. What should you do?
solution for reclaiming space on your smartphone (Android or iPhone) is to get
photos and videos off the phone and into the cloud.
Sure, there are other
things one can do: removing unused or little used apps, etc.
But I like the cloud
for photos and videos for more than recovering space--photos and videos are
safer and can automatically go to your computer as well.
Once the photos and
videos are in the cloud, delete them from your smartphone. That's it. Don’t'
worry, they are still safe and sound in the cloud and safe and sound on your
Below are a variety of
cloud services to choose from. I won't go into the directions except to say
that they are straight forward and work surprisingly well. Many of the services
are free or have an introductory amount of cloud space that is free with pay
I have been using a
few of these services for many years and even pay for two of them because it is
worth every single penny to know my photos and videos are automatically sent to
the cloud and down to my computer with no effort on my part.
There are a few more
but gosh, who wants to read about all of them. Take a gander and get those
photos and videos safely off your smartphone and get needed space back.