Check Memory - Windows® 8

To free up space if your device runs slow or crashes/resets, apps freeze when running them, or you can't save media, view this info.

  1. From the right edge of the screen, swipe left to display the charms menu.
    Note If using a mouse, move the pointer to the upper or lower-right corner of the Start screen then move up/down.
    Note Alternatively, press the Windows+C keys ( windows logo key +C) located on the physical keyboard (if available).
    Swipe left with Charms menu
  2. Tap or click Settings.
  3. Tap or click Change PC settings (located in the lower-right).
  4. From the left-pane, tap or click Search and apps.
    Note If not available, tap or click the left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) as necessary until 'PC settings' appears in the upper-left.
  5. From the left-pane, tap or click App sizes.
  6. From the App sizes section, view the free space.