How To Use the Disk Space Usage Tool in cPanel

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen. Let’s learn how to use the Disk Space Usage tool.

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  1. Click the “Disk Usage” icon.cpanel-paperlantern-16-disk--02
  2. From here you can see how much storage space is being used by each directory and sub-directory in your account.cpanel-paperlantern-16-disk--03
  3. At the bottom of the page is a collapsible list of directories.cpanel-paperlantern-16-disk--04
  4. Clicking on a plus sign will expand the directory revealing the specific files and folders within.cpanel-paperlantern-16-disk--05
  5. Clicking an actual folder name …cpanel-paperlantern-16-disk--06
  6. … will launch File Manager, showing the contents of that folder.cpanel-paperlantern-16-disk--07
  7. You can choose to sort the folders by name, or by disk usage.

 

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