Reduce Space Taken by “Other” Category on Your iPhone or iPad: A Step-by-Step Guide

Last Updated on March 28, 2023 by Freddy Reyes

The ‘Other’ category in iPhone and iPad’s storage doesn’t have to take up so much space. The “Other” category on your iPhone and iPad is basically where all of your caches, settings preferences, saved messages, voice memos, and… well, other data is stored. There is no simple way to identify and remove data in the Other storage category. With a bit of patience, you can reduce the amount of space it takes up on your iPhone or iPad. Follow the steps below to get started. How to check your iPhone or iPad’s storage space You can quickly see what apps are taking up space on your iPhone or iPad by checking out the Usage folder in the Settings app. Open the Settings app. Tap General. Tap Storage & iCloud Usage. Tap Manage Storage. You will see, listed by size, what apps you have on your iPhone or iPad. The larger apps may be the culprit for storing a lot of Other data. How to check your iPhone or iPad’s storage space using iTunes When connected to iTunes, you can see a graph …

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