How to Delete other Files in MIUI 12

How to Delete other Files in MIUI 12

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After the MIUI 12 on the Xiaomi smartphones, we are facing some bugs affecting our devices’ real-time performance. You have noticed that the many low-budget Xiaomi Redmi phones having 64GB ROM are facing the biggest problem of storage and space. Well, these days, the 64GB internal storage is the neck-tight option for us, but here we are, with Dual problems related to the storage. So, this is the post where we are with the tutorial on How to delete other files in MIUI 13 Devices.

The biggest problem is the storage if you are running on the MIUI 12, 13, or MIUI 13 updates. When we move towards the Storage panel from the Storage option of the device, we can notice the “Others” option that may consume plenty of space.

How can I delete other files in Miui?

Sadly, now we are on MIUI 13 and waiting for an Update on MIUI 14. But still, many Xiaomi users are facing these same issues. As with the previous MIUI 11, we don’t have an option to delete or clear all cached data. For this reason, I have noticed many of the storage like 5GB, 10GB, etc. Are you being consumed by these files on your Xiaomi devices?

Because of this, the main MIUI 13 storage problem becomes serious about performing the devices. Don’t worry, here we have carried out the simple solution and tips on How to clear other files on MIUI 13 device.

What is other folder in Miui? MIUI 13 Other Storage

Compared to other custom UI, MIUI is becoming more bulky, heavy, and used to lag. Because of enough prebuilt customization and bloatware, MIUI is becoming these days worst. Because of this to delete other files in MIUI 13 is a hard task for many users. So, before going to the tutorial, I want to explain some reasons and what other storage means.

Today, we can find a lot of files over the internet. Because of these large formats and files, it’s challenging to process many files. Also, the importance of all files may not be the same.

If you notice the “Storage space” of your phone, you can find a lot of data based on its nature, like Apps and dataImagesAudioVideoDocuments, and systems.

Here it would help if you cleared that other files are those that can’t be readable by the system apps of the smartphones. Mainly, on other files, we got the like .exe files, some computer files, unnecessary cached data, etc.

So, these types of files are treated as other files. In simple, those file formats that are not included in apps, data, images, etc., are called other files. For this, we have to find out the tutorial on How to clear other files in MIUI 12 & 13.

How to Delete other Files in MIUI 12 & MIUI 13

Did you know how to clear other storage on miui 13? To get free from the MIUI 13 Storage Problem, we must follow simple steps. Check these steps to delete other files MIUI.

Using Storage Analyzer & Disk Usage (Drives)

The Disk Analyzer Apps help to trace out all the statics of your phone’s storage. You can check out your phone’s storage consumption in different file categories. Here you can see the space consumes by the Photos, Videos, apps, Cache files, and other documents.

So, from this, you can get the right idea about the storage consumption of your site. That’s the core thing which we are searching for. Check these steps here,

  • Install the App Disk Usage (Drivers)from the Play Store and Open it.
  • Now, for the first time, we need to allow or grant all permission to theapp before using it. Here it will ask you to Gain Permission for an Internal Shared Storage and Usage Data Access. Grant the permission there.
  • After granting all the permission by following the above image/ video, you need to check out the File Categories.
  • Excluding the Video, Audio, Images, Documents, and Android, all other files/folders mentioned are unimportant to us. So, we have to clear other files first from there.
  • Tap on Others; here, you can find the number of files under it. Files and data like ‘exo’ File‘temp’ File, etc. Try deleting all these files. As an example, I opened the ‘exo File’from here. Under/inside it, I found another number of files. 
  • To Delete files, simply tap and hold there; it marks that file. For all, tap on select all Icon. After selecting, tap on the Deleteicon given at the top.
  • Repeat this same process on other files too. That’s it.

Also Read: Data Usage Not Showing in MIUI 12 Devices: How to Fix It?

Using SD Maid – System Cleaning Tool

Aren’t you friendly with the Storage Analyzer App? If not, then don’t worry; this is another app that lets you clean the system’s unused files to make your MIUI Storage free.

Like the above app, you can easily get statistics about system usage. So, you can easily delete the files that are consuming your system space.

Using System Cleaner 

All the Xiaomi smartphones come with the pre-installed Cleaning App. We can get the system cleaner (Cleanup) app as the default or the system cleaning app on the phone. So, using this system app feature, we can clear other files in MIUI 13 and older devices.

For that, you can open the cleaner app and start analyzing the storage and other files. Here it shows the files to delete according to their nature and format.

So, this is the simple process to fix MIUI 13 storage problem in your Xiaomi devices. This simple tutorial can fix MIUI 13 other storage problems.

 Note: While deleting the files, you have to make sure that you are not deleting some folders that contain your images, videos, music, documents like DCIM, Download, Android, MIUI, Pictures, etc.

How to delete other files in Redmi note 9?

  • Go to the Settings of your Redmi Note 9 Device.
  • Select the About Phone from the settings’ options.
  • Tap on the Storage section.
  • Check the Others files size from the Storage.
  • Go to the Play Store and Install the Disk Analyzer App.
  • Run the App and Allow the permission to get access to your phone’s storage.
  • Go to the Files from the app and tap on others.
  • Select the others files there and mark it.
  • Now Tap on Delete.
  • Finally Done.

How to delete other files in Redmi note 10?

  • Go to the Settings of your Redmi Note 10 Device.
  • Select the About Phone from the settings’ options.
  • Tap on the Storage section.
  • Check the Other files size from the Storage.
  • Go to the Play Store and Install the Disk Analyzer App.
  • Run the App and Allow the permission to get access to your phone’s storage.
  • Go to the Files from the app and tap on others.
  • Select the other files there and mark it.
  • Now Tap on Delete.
  • Finally Done.

FAQ

Is it safe to delete other files?

Deleting other files is 100% safe. You can get worry-free space with better real-time performance by deleting other files from your Xiaomi phones.

Can we delete other files in MIUI 13 Poco Phones?

All the phones running on MIUI 12 and MIUI 12.5 include this solution. So, to clear other files in MIUI 12, you must follow the simple steps.

How do I delete other data from MI?

From the System File Manager you can delete the number of other Files in MIUI Devices.

How do I delete other storage?

Depending upon your device you can use the system file manager to analyze and delete such useless files to free up some space in your phone.

What is other folder in Miui?

Other folders in MIUI includes the third-party sources data like Cache files, Apk files, .zip files, and other OTT Based unshared downloaded contents.

Is it safe to delete other files in miui 12?

The other files in MIUI are of less important. So, it’s totally to delete other files in MIUI 12 but still you may need to analyse the files which you/not want there.

Also Read: How to Fix Xiaomi Overheating Warning?

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