Android : Reclaim space from phone memory

On my android phone, the phone memory is 8 GB out of which only 500 MB is left.

On analyzing the applications I found 850 MB consumed by WhatsApp and 500 MB consumed by Evernote applI cations

Evernote is already moved to External SD Card. Then why is it taking phone memory.

WhatsApp can't be moved to External SD Card.

How do I reclaim space from these two applications
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSolution GuideCommented:
What are you using to move the apps to the card (the builtin applications manager or something like app2sd)?

Either way,  moving the app leaves a stub on the phone. You can check the size of the stub in the applications manager. In terms of getting more space on the phone,  usually completely Uninstalling an app and then reinstalling it will help some.  There ate several apps you can try to further analyze usage. Disk space, app2sd (appmgrII), my files (builtin ) and x-plore. You can also wipe the cache partition  ( not as bad as it sounds) by restarting the phone while pressing the power+volume up+home buttons, let go of power when phone vibrates but kept other 2 down until you see maintenance screen. Choose delete cache partition using up or down volume and select using power then select restart. (This is specific to Samsung S5 - YMMV) If you need to you can get specific instructions for your phone model.

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