(WPRI) -- Once again it's that time of year to start thinking about spring cleaning - but it's important to remember that it's not just for your house.
Problem Solver Susan Hogan joined The Rhode Show Thursday to let us know why periodically cleaning out your cell phone is so important.
"By having too many apps, it slows down the speed of your processing, so you really want to clean those up," she said. "And go through those contacts. If you haven't used them in a year, get rid of them,"
When you're thinking about cleaning out your phone, here's a few things you should do:
- Clear the cache
- Delete unused apps
- Rearrange your apps
- Delete old contacts
- Create lists
- Set scheduled maintenance reminders
- Buy a protective cover
- Clean the cover regularly
Also, the spring is a great time to go through your house and make an inventory list. This is one of those things most people don't do, but if you were to have a fire or a house break in, you'll be ready.
"Go through your house, as you're spring cleaning, and jot down electronics, jewelry that you have, take pictures of what you have," Hogan said. "Keep one list at home and another one in a safety deposit box in your bank."
For more helpful tips from Problem Solver Susan Hogan, head to our Call 12 for Action page.
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