Seeing iPhone storage full is a very depressing and highly annoying moment. It is very irritating to see “out of memory” message every time you try to download a new song. Especially if you’re planning to update your iPhone or iPad to the latest iOS 11/10/9/8/7, you may be in for a shock. Although the update files themselves take up less than 1GB of space, the total software needs between 2GB and 4GB of storage to complete the install, depending on how up-to-date the device is.
This means that if you don’t have enough space on your device, you may need to try some ways to get rid of photos, videos, files and apps just to make room.
How to Make Room for iPhone iOS 11/10/9/8/7?
Tip 1 Download and Install iOS 11/10/9/8/7 using iTunes
For many people, updating using iTunes is the quickest, fastest way to get iOS 11/10/9/8/7. Rather than use Software Update to wirelessly(OTA) download and install latest iOS, you can connect your iPhone to your Mac or Windows PC via USB cable and update using iTunes. Because using this way, the download file goes onto your computer, not onto your iPhone or iPad, so you don't need much space.
Tip 2 Don't Store Texts Forever on iOS 11/10/9/8/7
- Open Settings > Messages.
- Scroll down to the section labelled MESSAGE HISTORY.
- Tap Keep Messages.
- Choose either 30 days or 1 Year.
Tip 3 Remove iBooks Which You Won't Read Any More
However, once we have finished reading a book, storing it on the device is a little futile (since you can download the book again if you want) Delete the iBooks you don't read to stop seeing the iPhone storage almost full.
Tip 4 Clear Browser Cache and History on iOS 11/10/9/8/7
Clear your browser cache and history regularly to tackle the storage problems and protect privacy.
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