Managing apps and storage

Managing apps and storage

Checking phone info and storage

You can find out various information about your phone such as the Windows Phone update version, available storage, and more.
  1. On the Start screen, tap .
  2. Tap Settings > about. You'll see your phone's name and model as well as the total storage and available storage.
  3. Tap more information (or more info) to see the Windows Phone update version and other details.

Changing application settings

In most cases, you can change the settings for an app only when you're inside that app. For some apps, you can change their settings without having to open the apps.
  1. On the Start screen, tap .
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Flick left to go to applications.
  4. Tap an app or category to see what settings are available and choose the settings that you want.

Uninstalling an app

If you're running out of storage, free up some space by uninstalling apps you no longer need or don't often use.

Deleting an app removes it from your phone. It also removes any information the app contained. Please remove it with care.

Important: Most of the preinstalled apps cannot be uninstalled.
  1. On the Start screen, tap .
  2. Press and hold an app, and then tap uninstall.
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