Set a time limit and go through your phone and check the applications you have not used in a long time. Getting rid of unnecessary apps will also buffer you from unnecessary notifications from them that might capture your focus and distract you.
LIMIT SCREEN TIMEIf you have a iPhone check your usage times. Become aware of mindless scrolling on social media because it can really take over your life. Choose to unfollow pages, groups, accounts, Youtube channels, etc on various social media platforms that are no longer important to you.
These digital storage services are like a safe space in today’s world. Not only does saving files on such spaces allows you to access them from anywhere but it also helps to free up a lot of clutter from your laptop and phones
Keeping a lot of folders, files, shortcuts, images, etc on a desktop can distract you from being productive. So, choose to keep only those files or folders that you frequently use to maintain a clear desktop.
Consider clearing cache, cookies, and history regularly from your web browser to free up some space and to enhance your browsing experience.
Digital declutter is not a one-time thing so, clear your emails, photos, folders, desktop, browsers, etc on a regular basis. You can choose to schedule such maintenance activity weekly or monthly- I usually set an alert on my phone!