Friday, March 24, 2023

Exploring some of SD Maids Useful Options & Tools

SD Maid is an android application which gives you a lots of option and tools to clean up your phone, or even manage files and applications. Previously we did another guide How to clean your Android Phone with SD Maid? Please do check it out.

App Control:

With this tool you can as the name suggest control the installed applications, although if your android is rooted you get control over system apps, let’s try it and see for our selves.

As the image above shows, the app needs to do a Scan to list all the applications that you can manage, so let’s try tapping on Meme Generator app.

As you can see in the image on mid and the right side, you can get a lots of information about the app and do stuff, such as:

  1. Export the APK file of the app.
  2. Delete or Uninstall
  3. Check out the permissions
  4. Which folders and locations are used to store its files.

Storage analyzer:

As the titles suggest, you get to analyze your android storage locations, SD or Internal storage. Let’s try it.

As shown in the above images, it will do a scan of the storages to get more information to display. Now let’s explore the Device Internal Storage and WhatsApp’s file folder.

Well, you can used this tool for analyses or even manage the files or folders.


In here you get to access the history of cleanings done by the app, you can see what and which files category were deleted most than others, you can even more specific information about the deleted files and folders. Let’s take a look;

So, it seems that AppCleaner has done a lots of cleaning on my phone, what’s yours?

Let’s check out System Cleaner and App Cleaner history.


If you have some folders with sensitive files, and you don’t want to lose them by accident or even taking any risk, then just add an exclusion, do as following. We’re going add a few exclusions.

Now that we added an exclusion for the Camera folder, we will add one more.

Well folks, that’s it for now, we might edit this article and explore other sides of the SD Maid app, but for now have good one!

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