SD Maid helps keep your (rooted) Android phone clean


Google Android doesn’t come with a file browser, since documents, music, images, and other files are supposed to show up automatically when you open the appropriate programs. But that doesn’t mean power users don’t get frustrated when apps start taking up extra space with log files, crash reports, and other data — even after you’ve uninstalled an app.

SD Maid is a free tool that Android users can use to clean up these unnecessary files. The app searches for folders created by apps that are no longer installed on your phone. SD Maid will show you a list of so-called “corpses” or files that serve no more purpose.

The app requires root access, and it may not work perfectly on every Android device, since it’s possible that some phones or tablets may store some files in unusual locations.

SD Maid is available as a free download from the Android Market.

via xda-developers

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Brad Linder

Brad Linder is editor of Liliputing and Mobiputing. He's been tinkering with mobile tech for decades and writing about it since 2006. Brad has also worked with NPR, WHYY, PRI, and AOL.

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