There’s nothing more frustrating than having the latest iPad with little storage space left. When you don’t have enough storage space on your device, you would wonder what has filled your device. Then you will come across a mysterious section called “other”. If you have a closer look, you would see that this “other” section grows along with time. What’ more, in many situation, we can not find it easily. Therefore, how to get rid of other on iPad iOS 12 has become a popular topic among iPhone and iPad users who live in every corner of the world.
How to get rid of iPad iOS 12 other storage? Before we check that, let’s figure out what exactly this “other” is. The “other” section on your iPad is usually filled with miscellaneous files. They include text message attachments, Safari bookmarks and calendar entries, voices of Siri, cache files and other files. When you keep on using your iPad or iPhone, the files that belong to this category would increase along with time.
Several methods are available for you to remove other from iPad. Here we list the three most popular and effective methods available for the people to clean other on iPad (iOS 12 Included).
How to Get Rid of iPad Other Storage - iOS 12 Included
#1. Clean iPad Other Storage via Settings
1.1 Delete "Document & Data" (Ineffective for iOS 12/11/10/9)
You can get rid ofother data in your iPad via settings. In order to do that, you will need to go to Settings, select General tab and tap on Usage. Then you will be able to see a list of all the applications that are installed on your iPad. In order to iPad get rid of other, you will need to tap on any large app such as Facebook. Then you will see how much data is acquired by “Document & Data”. Even though the app is small, it has gathered a lot of data and it is being shown in here. This data would fall into the “other” data category of your iPad. This data consists of logs, cookies, cache of photos, history and database files that are being stored by the apps in your iPhone. Therefore, if you can clean up “Document & Data”, you will be able to get rid of other data on iPad.
But if your iPad is iOS 12/11/10/9, to delete document and data, you need to uninsttall the apps and reinstall them. This is the only way to clear other from iPad apps.
1.2 Clear Safari Caches (iOS 12 Included)
History and website data in Safari are the culprits who takes up Other storage on your iPad. These are useful for accessing websites quickly, but are not a necessity. Many people want to delete them, but don't know how to do. Now you can follow the steps below:
- Settings app.
- Scroll down and tap Safari.
- Scroll down and tap Clear History and Website Data.
- Tap Clear History and Data.
#2. Reset Your iPad and Restore Backup
Resetting your iPad will also help you to get rid of other data on the device. However, you need to remember that resetting the device will remove all the data files that are stored on your device such as your camera roll, contacts and messages. Therefore, you will need to take a backup of data to another source such as iCloud or iTunes. Once you make sure that you have backed up all the data, you will need to go to Settings, General, Reset and tap on Erase All option. This will take a couple of minutes and then you can restore the backed up data by connecting your device to iTunes.
#3. One-Stop Solution to Get Rid of iPad iOS 12 Other Storage
If you are looking for a straightforward method to get rid of other storage in your iPad, you can think about using iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. iMyFone Umate iPhone Cleaner is a professional tool that can quickly free up tons of storage space for your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. With over 25 analysis technology, just one click, you’ll know where and how all the space on your iOS device is being used, iOS 12 included. With its help, you can easily remove caches, cookies, temp files, corrupted files, etc.. It is easy to use, you just need one click, then you can get rid of Other storage on your iPad.
- One click to clean all the junk files and temporary files on iPhone/iPad
- Compress photos losslessly to save 75% photo storage with backup
- Scan and select previously deleted files which are still lurking the storage
- Completely wipe incomplete traces and fragments from third-party apps: Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Tango, etc.
- Preview and select unwanted messages, voice memos, call history, notes and other private data to erase.
First of all, you will need to download iMyFone Umate to your personal computer. Then you will need to connect your iPhone to your PC and open the application. Click “Quick Scan”, then you will be able to see how much data has been acquired on your iPhone. You can use the same interface to clean other data on your iPad within a couple of seconds. It is an extremely simple process and you will not have to go through any hassle at all.
An iPad user can try any of the above mentioned steps to get rid of Other storage on iPad. However, the first two methods take a lot of time and you will have to go through a lot of hassle. For example, you might have to spend a complete day to reset and backup your phone. For me, I like using iMyFone Umate Pro without any doubt on mind because of its convenience and effectiveness. If you have some best practices of your own, let us know in the comments!