Storage Sense in Windows 10

What is Storage Sense?

It is a built-in feature present in Windows 10 which clears temporary  and unused files automatically when there is low disk space.

How to enable it?

  • Open Settings
  • Click System
  • Click Storage

Drag the slider to On position under Storage.

Click Change how we free up space automatically

Under Temporary files there are three options:

  • Delete temporary files that my apps aren’t using
  • Delete files that have been in the recycle bin for over 30 days
  • Delete files in the Downloads folder that haven’t changed in 30 days

Check the boxes against the above options according to your requirement.

Finally click Clean now tab.

In Windows Insider preview builds you will find another option Delete previous versions of Windows.