Berlin If you activate the auto-archive feature in the pop-up dialog that appears, Android uninstalls apps in the background that you hardly use anyway – albeit not completely and not without a return ticket. Because the user’s app data remains on the device, as does the app icon on the start screen.
Android fetches apps from the Play Store when needed
If the archived app is called up again, Android simply reinstalls it from the Play Store and it can be used as usual. Prerequisite for this: The application is also still available in the Play Store at the time when it is needed again.
Previously, Android users suggested manually uninstalling apps in a dialog box if they tried to install a new app that was too large on a device with almost full memory. The new method should relieve users of this work, but above all the sometimes difficult decision of which apps to part with in case of doubt.