“Storage Almost Full! You can manage your storage in Settings”
This is one of the most depressing lines to see on your iPhone’s screen. Well, of course not more frustrating than the Low Battery alert “10% Battery Remaining”. Both kill us in almost similar ways!
We understand no one likes to force delete their private stuff and applications. So, we have listed down 6 simple ways to free up iPhone storage instantly.
Here you go!
- Texts-Good Bye
To stop your phone from saving texts forever, open Settings and tap on Messages. Scroll down until you find Message History and select “Keep Messages”. Change Forever to 30 Days or 1 Year. A pop-up will ask for your confirmation whether want to delete older messages; tap on Delete option to proceed.
- Don’t Keep Double Copies of your Pics
Due to iPhone’s HDR mode, often two copies of your pictures are saved on the camera roll. To stop double-saving HDR photos, open the Settings and go to Photos & Camera. Scroll down to the bottom and toggle “Keep Normal Photo” option.
If you want to save even more storage space, you can also try using Duplicate Photos Fixer.
- Disable Photo Stream
To turn Photo Stream off, open the Settings app and go to Photos & Camera and toggle “Upload to My Photo Stream”. The photos in your Photo Stream will be deleted from your iPhone, but they will remain on any other devices (such as your iPad or computer) for which you have Photo Stream turned on.
- Get Rid of Browser History
If you take use of Safari to surf web, then make a habit of getting rid of browser cache time to time. To clear Safari’s browser cache, Open Settings and tap on “Safari”. Scroll down and click Clear History and Website Data.
- Delete Downloaded Music Files
If you’re fond of Apple Music, it’s easy to find your downloaded songs to delete them. Go to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage and find Apple Music on the list. Swipe to delete individual songs or select “Delete All” to delete all the songs in one go.
- Delete Reading Lists
To clear Safari’s offline reading list, open Settings and head on to General > Storage & iCloud Usage. Under Storage, tap on Manage Storage > Safari. Swipe left on “Offline Reading List” and tap Delete to clear the cache. However, doing this will not delete individual items from your reading list: To do so, open the Safari app, head to your Reading List and swipe left on items which you want to get rid of.
So here were the 6 simple ways to free up iPhone Storage. Try any of these ways to make some extra room for your favorite stuff.
Bye-Bye Storage Troubles!