Many of Xbox 360 gamers have a 4GB hard disk space and as we play different games on Xbox 360, a lot of updates, patches, temporary files are generated. As time passes by, you might not be playing that particular game any more but the space is still occupied.
So in this How to series today, we will learn how to clear up some space on your Xbox 360. Just to make sure, this process will not remove any of your Console Updates or any downloadable content or DLC from your Xbox 360. Also, it will not remove any gamertag which you have created on your console or any saved games which you have played.
- Go to System Settings > Storage. This will list down all the storage Hard Disk, USB or anything else.
- Select one of the storage and press Y on your controller.
- This will open up the device option which allows you to Rename, Format, Clear System Cache & Transfer Content.
- Select Clear System Cache and it will clear the cache for all the storage on your Xbox 360.
It basically start the System Maintenance of Xbox 360 so make sure you do not turn off the device in between. Depending on various factors it may happen in few seconds or couple of minutes.
Just remember that it will remove game updates also and if you play a certain game for which the update was downloaded, you will be prompted again.
Apart from this, look for games which you do not play any more and delete them. Most of the times space is occupied by trial games which you had downloaded before and forgot to delete it.