Windows 10’s Developer update introduces a helpful little function that conveniently cleans your backup files and stuff that has been left for more than a month in your recycle bin. Windows 10 also featured a range of storage settings to help you handle your disk space. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to free up disk space automatically with Windows 10 storage sense.

Free up disk space automatically with Windows 10 storage sense

To free up disk space automatically with Windows 10 storage sense, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the following Windows Settings screen will appear.

Select the System option as highlighted in the above image. As you click the System option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Storage option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. After clicking the Storage option, the following options will appear on your screen.

Turn on the Storage sense toggle button as highlighted in the above image. After that click the Change how we free up space automatically option, if you want to change what Storage sense cleans up to as the following image is showing.

As you click the Change how we free space automatically option, the following screen will appear.

Choose the option named When windows decides from the Run Storage sense dropdown. Then choose the time duration to delete the Temporary Files. You can also click the Clean now to get Windows to go ahead and run the cleaning routine now as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to free up disk space automatically with Windows 10 storage sense.

How to free up disk space automatically with Windows 10 storage sense
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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