If you’re in the market for a new Chromebook, one of the specs you should be paying attention to is the amount of local storage on the device. You want to look for something that has at least 32GB of storage, but if you can spring for something with 64GB or 128GB, that will future-proof you better. Of course, many Chromebooks still have a microSD card storage option, which can expand space considerably. We’ll show you where to go in the settings to see how much local storage is available on your Chromebook for downloading documents, movies, videos, or images.
How to see how much storage is available on your Chromebook
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What you need to know
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