Galaxy S5; will a factory reset free up some internal storage space?

Discussion in 'Android House and Home' started by bigliam1970, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. bigliam1970

    bigliam1970 New Member

    Sep 10, 2014
    Hi all,

    Galaxy S5 16Gb recently upgraded (note, upgraded, not done a clean install yet) to Marshmallow 6.0.1.

    Even though I have moved everything I can to my external SD card, I am still occupying 15.75Gb of the 16 available.

    Clean Master App does a good job of clearing out junk and cache files on occasion, but I am now constantly running out of internal space.

    Question: Will a factory reset reduce the amount of space occupied on the internal storage? Has 'upgrading' to 6.0.1 left a load of residual crap on my phone, or do I just have to live with the fact that Marshmallow is a big Android version?

    I don't really want to have to do a clean reinstall if it not going to make any difference to my internal storage.

    Cheers in advance for your help.



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