How to use the Disk Space Usage tool in cPanel

cPanel Paper Lantern end-user series

16. How to use the Disk Space Usage tool in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.

image017

Now let’s learn how to use the Disk Space Usage tool.

Click the “Disk Usage” icon

image027

From here you can see how much storage space is being used by each directory and sub-directory in your account.

image037

At the bottom of the page is a collapsible list of directories.

image047

Clicking on a plus sign will expand the directory revealing the specific files and folders within.

image056

Clicking an actual folder name…

image065

… will launch File Manager, showing the contents of that folder.

image075

You can choose to sort the folders by name, or by disk usage.

image083

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to use the Disk Usage tool to see a breakdown of where all your files are stored.