iOS10 Update Cannot be Installed Because “Not Enough Storage”?

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Do you know that iOS 10 is one of the most user-friendly operating system ever developed by Apple Inc? According to the developer beta version, this version of iOS has everything any business or app developer could ask for in order to move his or her operations forward.

Here are some outstanding features of iOS 10 that would make you upgrade to this latest version of iOS:

  • Emoji and Stickers in iMessage
  • Widgets on your Lockscreen
  • Erasable Default Apps
  • Amazing Notifications Styles
  • Raise to Wake Device
  • Voicemail Transcription
  • Apps in iMessage
  • A better Apple Music
  • Siri for iOS App developers
  • Photo Memories
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The above list is not exhaustive because more features will still find their way into the iOS 10 as time goes. However, the downside of iOS 10 comes with the need for higher storage space to contain all these exciting features, thereby leading to iOS 10 Update problems like Downloading Errors, iOS 9 freezing during Update to iOS 10, inconclusive update of iOS 10, etc.

Do you want to enjoy the features of iOS 10 but you do not have enough storage space on your 16GB or 32GB iPhone to support the upgrade? I must tell you not to worry over such issues because there are many solutions to the problem. This article shall be discussing three effective and efficient solutions to tackling/avoiding the above issue as follows.

3 Effective & Efficient Solutions for iOS 10 Upgrading

Solution 1 Avoid the Storage Problem by Updating to iOS 10 with iTunes

"Not Enough Storage" can be avoided when upgrading to iOS 10 by using iTunes. This process seems to be the fastest and easiest way of getting to enjoy the all-new features of iOS 10 beta version. To upgrade your iPhone's iOS via iTunes follow the simple underlying steps:

Step 1. Download the latest version of iTunes on your Mac of Windows PC, and connect your iPhone to the PC using your Sync Cable.

Step 2. A notification will be displayed request to upgrade your iPhone's iOS to iOS 10, click on Download and Update to proceed. Should in case this notification does not pop-up, click on your iPhone device icon on the top left corner of your iTunes and click on the Update button, then select the Download and Update to proceed.

At the end of this process, you will not experience the "Not Enough Storage" problem; hence, you have avoided it.

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Solution 2 Delete Content Manually to Get Enough Storage

If there is insufficient storage space to update your current iOS to iOS 10, you can manually delete some of your unimportant files in order to acquire more memory space to upgrade your iOS. iOS 10 requires about 1.5Gb of storage space to update; hence, you may need to delete the following files to get enough memory space.

  • Apps: You can manually delete some of the apps you no longer use in order to gain more storage space for your iOS update. You delete apps like completed games, message and chatting apps, and other apps that are no longer in use.
  • Clear your Cached files: Most often, when you play online videos through iPhone apps, these streamed videos files are cached in your device memory and this ends up occupying your iPhone memory space over time. When you clear these cached filed, you will have more storage space.
  • Backup and Delete your Videos and Photos: Videos and photo files are among the space hogs in iPhones. When you backup your videos and photos to the iCloud or to your PC through iTunes, you will have enough memory space to upgrade to iOS 10 Beta.
  • Delete Other Unneeded Files:
  • Safari history, caches, cookies, temp files, call lops, app logs, calendar events, notes, iMessage files, Youtube files, Facebook App files, etc. are dome of the files you can delete from your iPhone to acquire more storage space.

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Solution 3 All-in-One Space Saving Solution - iPhone Deep Cleaning

iMyfone Umate iPhone Cleaner or iMyfone Umate iPhone Cleaner for mac is the ultimate iPhone storage space eraser that can recover huge iPhone storage space from your "Not Enough storage" iPhone. With just one click, you will get enough storage space, which will be far more than what you need for iOS upgrade.

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Manually deleting your files in order to create enough storage space that would be enough to update your iOS comes with different disadvantages. However, iMyfone Umate on the other hand has several advantages when compare to the disadvantages associated with recovering your iPhone storage space manually.

  • Time Saving: Deleting large files and apps one-by-one is very frustrating and time consuming. This process could take hours before you can get enough storage space. While with iMyfone Umate, you can use the "One Click Space Release" option to recover enormous storage space on your iPhone.
  • Storage Space release: iMyfone Umate can be used to analyze your iDevice, and recover huge memory space, by removing all hidden junk files and temporary files including app caches, cookies, crash logs etc. But manual recovery cannot achieve this amount of storage space unless you perform a factory reset.
  • Analytical Technology: Manually deleting your files would make it impossible to know where your needless, useless and private files and app reside in your storage space. Nevertheless, iMyfone Umate employs over 25 analytical technologies in scanning out needless and useless files in your iPhone.
  • File Management: Deleting your files manually is an outdated process, it is now conventional to use iPhone tools especially iMyfone Umate to well manage all kinds of files on your iPhone, so as to free up massive space.
  • Privacy Protection: Deleting files manually from your iPhone can be dangerous, because these files can be recovered just with a simple recovery tool, and if the files are embarrassing, your personality may be tarnished. iMyfone Umate have a Pro Version which can erase permanently all your previously deleted files and current private files, making it has no chance to recovery them even with the most modern recovery tools.

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