Quickly free-up storage space on your iPhone with these simple tricks
posted by Alan F. / May 22, 2016, 6:13 PM
In iOS 9, your text messages are stored on your phone forever by default. Considering how much you text, this could be consuming a lot of memory. So here is how we take care of this issue. Go to Settings > Messages > Keep Messages. You then have the option of keeping your texts natively on your device for 30 days, 1 year, or forever. Click on 30 days and you will be prompted to delete all current messages over 30 days old. Agree to that, and you might have opened up enough space for some new apps!
Another way to save space is to go to Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data. This is pretty self-explanatory. And you can also open up some room by optimizing your camera roll. This keeps photos stored on your device in a smaller format, with the full resolution pictures stored in iCloud for easy retrieval.
One last tip; if you hold down the power and home buttons together for 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears, you will have cleaned RAM and Cache memory. And we would be remiss if we didn't remind you that you can review how much memory is available to you by going to Settings > General > About. Scroll down to Available to see how much space you have to work with.
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Adding an SD card slot might not be the best solution, but it would be the most flexible solution.
posted on May 22, 2016, 6:36 PM 1
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it might not be the best solution for Apple profit wise, but it would be amazing and simple for users.
posted on May 22, 2016, 7:09 PM 4
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Simple? I don't think so~. I use a software, installed on my computer to clean my iphone everyday. It cleans junk files, temporary files, and manage apps. You don't need to do everything by yourself. The software helps clean my iphone and reclaim space automatically. Take it here if you want. imyfone.com/iphone-space-saver/
posted on Jul 07, 2016, 4:43 AM 0
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You know you didn't get the best out of your money when you keep having small annoying problems from an expensive device. 2016 and bluetooth to android still don't work. Performance and overall functionwise, windows phone can beat iphones anytime.
posted on May 22, 2016, 11:42 PM 0
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Quickly add storage space to your smartphone with this simple trick ---> don't get an iPhone I mean its all good that you're trying to help, but while Apple is playing this game of chicken with its horde of iFans, the above is really the only solution that will actually produce results for the better one way or another.
posted on May 22, 2016, 7:07 PM 8
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16GB without SD card support totally disaster.
posted on May 22, 2016, 9:46 PM 2
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This doesnt add storage. It clears it. A bit misleading.
posted on May 22, 2016, 7:44 PM 1
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Yeah, I thought they have some kind of special case that would add storage by connecting using the lighting port
posted on May 22, 2016, 8:11 PM 0
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... SINCERELY, I WOULDN'T SEE ANY REASON TO PAY A WHOOPING 160 THOUSAND NAIRA TO BUY THE BASE STORAGE IPHONE OF 16GB THAT'S NOT EXPANDABLE! EXCEPT IF I RUN MAD THOUGH! I CAN'T BUY ANY PHONE WITHOUT AN EXPANDABLE MEMORY IF THE INTERNAL MEMORY IS LESS THAN 64GB...
posted on May 23, 2016, 4:07 AM 0
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There are 128 GB variants for those that want more space.
posted on May 23, 2016, 8:21 AM 0
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And you will pay a extra 200$ for
posted on May 23, 2016, 9:13 AM 0
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I see makeuseof also recommend a software recently, iMyfone Umate. imyfone.com/iphone-space-saver/. It helps reclaim iphone storage, everything is done automatically. Nothing is done manually. It's so awesome. I like it because I just install it on my computer and can use it on a daily basis. You may search the site to get the software. No need to thank me. :D :D
posted on Jul 07, 2016, 4:35 AM 0
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