Windows® 10 - Check Device Storage

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.

Note If your device isn't running Windows 10, refer to the Windows 8 instructions.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings icon Settings icon (located in the lower-left) > System.
    Note If the Windows Settings options are not visible, tap or click the Settings Home icon Settings Home icon (located in the upper-left) to go to the Settings home page.
    Note Alternatively, press the Windows+C keys ( windows logo key +C) located on the physical keyboard (if available).
  2. From the left-pane, tap or click Apps & features.
    Note If not available, tap or click Home (located in the upper-left), then start from step 1.
  3. From above the apps list, tap or click 'Show content from all drives' dropdown menu, then tap either 'This PC' or 'Secure Digital storage device'.
  4. From above the App sizes section, view the free space.
    View Available Space