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Woman Shares Clever Hack for Cleaning Up a Smartphone Camera Roll

This is a total game-changer.

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Oftentimes, the best way to clear storage on your smartphone is to delete old photos from your camera roll. But that can be a very dangerous game. As soon as you open up your photos app, you're bombarded with memories. It's easy to get distracted while you're reminiscing and suddenly, you don't want to delete anything.

TikTok creator @kaylakerr_ (Kayla) has a simple solution. She recently posted a video sharing a quick and easy hack that can help you clear storage from your camera roll. You have to try this if you find yourself with limited storage.

This is seriously genius! Kayla said that every day, go into your photos app and type in the date. This will pull up all the photos you have from past years that were taken on that date. From there, go through and delete the ones you no longer want. And that's it! Super quick and super simple.

"It's a way more approachable way to clean out your camera roll without it being so overwhelming," Kayla said.

If you don't want to have to do this every day, you can delete in batches. But this method is great for folks like me who get easily distracted scrolling through old memories.

Viewers on TikTok were just as blown away. "Ma’am thank you, you might have just saved my storage," @spontaneousemily said. "I LOVE this idea!! It’s also a great “phone activity” to replace automatically opening social media in the morning," @nostalgiaismybrand said. Didn't think of it that way, but that's a great point!

"My friend does this for unfriending ppl on Facebook. Every day, she checks the birthdays and then removes people she doesn’t need," @destanylw said. See? This method can be applied to multiple areas of your life. Definitely give it a try!