How to Restore Game Space on Oppo

If you’ve ever used an Android device with a microSD card, you’re probably already familiar with the concept of game storage .

Need more space? Delete that photo you keep taking in the gallery, or back up that important document. Once your content is backed up, you can easily expand your device’s storage space.

And speaking of expansion, your new microSD card might come in especially handy when you want to manage your game storage.

That’s right, Android has a built-in system that lets you reclaim game space on your device.

This article explains how to restore game space on your Oppo.

Turn on Game Storage

For this method to work, you’ll need to enable the “Storage” option in the settings menu. Once you’ve done that, you can see how much space you’ve got left.

Install MicroSD Card

Once you’ve determined how much space you need, you can move on to the next step.

To increase the storage space on your Oppo, purchase a microSD card from the link below.

You can also find affordable microSD cards for your Samsung, Google Pixel, or other Android device on Amazon.

Verify Game Storage

After you’ve installed the microSD card and rebooted your device, you’ll want to verify that the new storage space is accessible.

Go to Settings > Storage. From there, you can choose to “Scan” or “Check” for new cards.

The first time you plug in the microSD card, you’ll be prompted to “Format” or “Repair” the drive. Click “Repair” and the “Repair Storage” option will appear.

Install & manage game on microSD card

Once you’ve verified the storage space and formatted the microSD card, you can install games and other apps from there.

To do so, open the Settings app and navigate to Storage > MicroSD Cards.

Here, you can select the microSD card and view the storage space available, as well as choose which folders on the card to “Use for Storage.”

If you want to move some of your media files to the card, select the folder and then click “Move to microSD Card.”

To play games on your Oppo, you can also connect the phone to a Windows or Mac computer using the USB cable, and manage your games through the browser-based Oppo Web Service.

Delete unnecessary apps

Once you’ve got games stored on your microSD card, you can get rid of the excess apps that are taking up space on your Oppo.

To do so, head to Settings > Apps > Select the unwanted app and click “Uninstall.”

Conclusion

And there you have it! You’ve successfully restored game storage on your Oppo.

This process can also be helpful if you ever need to switch out your microSD card, as you can simply eject the old card and insert the new one.

For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to check out our Android guides section.

If you have any questions, let us know in the comments!

This article was first published in May 2016 and was updated in September 2018. It is important to note that this method will not work with all Android devices, and certain games may require additional space.

Save yourself the hassle and buy a microSD card. They’re cheap and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without one once you have more storage space.

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