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How to clear other storage on iPhone

How to clear other storage on iPhone

As an iPhone user, I also feel the pain of iPhone users with limited storage. Initially, when I bought the first iPhone with low storage, I had to clear space and delete files to add more photos and videos. But these days, the process of clearing other storage on iPhone has been changed. 

While checking the occupied space on iPhone, you may worry about how much space is used by Other storage on iPhone. Even when you try to clear other storage on your iOS device, you would not be able to delete the other storage data. Luckily, we have found a way to erase other storage on iOS 15, iOS 14, and iOS 13 devices.

 How To Clear Other Storage On iPhone 2021

Note: Latest iOS systems may have different steps.

How To Check Other Storage On iPhone

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Go to the General section.
  3. Tap on iPhone storage.
  4. Wait for a few seconds. You will see the bar with System Data or Other Storage.

How To Remove Other Storage On iPhone

There is no official way to delete entire other storage data since Apple includes some system data. But you still clear some data with the help of the below methods. 

Method 1: Clear Safari Caches 

By clearing Safari caches and temporary files, you can also make some space in other storage sections. But also, it will log you out from pages that you have logged. 

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap on Safari.
  3. Under the Safari section, tap on Clear History and Website Data.

Method 2: Erase Long Conversation or Chat

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Go to iPhone Storage.
  4. Tap on Messages.
  5. Now you can find one by one tap Photos, Videos, GIFs and Stickers to view.
  6. Tap on Edit and select an unwanted file to Delete them.

Method 3: Restart iPhone Or Re-install App

Many people often restart their iPhones once a week to keep unwanted files removed and caches cleared. If you also want to keep the other storage clear, then you can also make the habit to restart your iPhone every week. 

Similarly, uninstalling and installing the app can also help users make the device caches and temp free. Hence, you can also re-install the apps. 

Method 4: Update Your iPhone

Apple usually releases new iOS upgrades to make the device better and smooth. With every new iOS update, Apple also adds different methods and ways to clear data. Hence, you need to keep your eyes on the iOS updates to see if the new iOS update is available. If there is a new update, then download and install the latest iOS update. 

The Conclusion

These were the four simple ways to delete other storage on iPhone to make some space. Which iPhone are you using? What is the storage limit of your iPhone? Do you use any other method to clear other storage space on your iPhone? Would you please share your feedback in the comment box? 

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