Android users finally have an easier way to manage app storage

Google will now tell Android users how much storage space is available on their handsets from within the Play Store.

In a feature currently rolling out to Android users, a new option within the ‘Installed’ tab of the My Apps & Games menu informs users of thew free GBs they have to play with.

Users will see the percentage of their drive currently consumed and the remaining gigabytes. If the situation is looking a little grim, it’s possible to perform a cleanup operation via the Free Up Space option.

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This will be handy for users who attempt to install new apps when not enough space is present on devices or memory cards, as opposed to digging through the Android settings menus.

The new feature, which users will begin seeing as the week goes on, was first spotted by Reddit users and first reported by Droid Life. Trusted Reviews can confirm members of our team are also able to access the helpful tool.

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It sits along other helpful features within the My Apps & Games menu, which also informs users how much space particular apps are taking up, while offering insight into whether they’re being used regularly enough to warrant taking up that space.

Armed with this knowledge, Android device owners can make prudent decisions over whether they can install another massive game for their kids.

Have you noticed the new feature arriving on your Android phone or tablet yet? Let us know @TrustedReviews on Twitter.

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