Tips and tricks to solve your iPhone storage full problem; Know how to

    Facing a frustrating iPhone storage full problem? Here are some of the best tips and tricks to solve it.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Dec 12 2021, 08:57 PM IST
    iPhone storage full is a common problem that can be fixed provided you know how to. So, check out these tips and tricks.
    iPhone storage full is a common problem that can be fixed provided you know how to. So, check out these tips and tricks. (Robin Sinha/HT Tech)
    iPhone storage full is a common problem that can be fixed provided you know how to. So, check out these tips and tricks.
    iPhone storage full is a common problem that can be fixed provided you know how to. So, check out these tips and tricks. (Robin Sinha/HT Tech)

    How great it is to browse through apps, play games, take snaps on your iPhone …. And suddenly, you get hit with this message! 'Storage Almost Full'! Must be very frustrating. Well, storage has always been an issue with every smartphone around the globe. Storage issues even lead to restricting the functioning of several apps and adding the new media or application to your device. In case you are facing an iPhone storage full problem too, then know here a few tips and tricks to solve it quickly.

    Usually the common trick to fix the iPhone storage full problem and free up space is to delete apps, photos, videos, music or other files. However, there is another way too and you don't have to take a hatchet to your photos or videos! The option ‘System Data’ can be a useful way to use your storage. 'System Data' storage, which was used to be known as 'others' in the older versions of iPhone, is basically a local data drive that users need to complete their specific tasks. This data is stored in the home file system, which is devoted to user data only.

    How to check 'System Data' on your iPhone?

    To check if your iPhone System Data, just go to the settings of your device. Then, click on the General option and go to iPhone Storage. And here you will be able to see a graph at the top of the screen which illustrates how much space you have left on your phone. If it shows that space is low, do delete the system data. Check below how to:

    How to delete iPhone System Data on ?

    1. Clear the cache in Safari

    - Open Settings

    - Then, tap on Safari and scroll down to clear the history and website data

    - Click on clear history in the popup tab

    2. Auto-delete your messages

    - Open Settings

    - Then tap messages and scroll down to the message history

    - Click on keep messages

    - You will need to choose a time period from which you want to keep your messages and the rest will be auto-deleted.

    3. Haven't used apps for a long time? Delete it

    Heavy applications take up the most of your device space. Uninstall the applications that you haven't used since long.

    4. Clear cache from social media

    Social media are the most used applications in your iPhone, and hence it holds the most of the space with its photos, audio notes and videos. Clearing the cache of social media can offload your big space of memory.

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    First Published Date: 12 Dec, 08:57 PM IST
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