Insufficient storage in iPhone, iOS FAQ: Quick Solution

🗓️ November 24, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Versatile iOS app now much more improved for Optimize storage space especially when you get notification related to insufficient storage in iPhone/ iPad. That, for best performance and user experience, here’s the guide to release storage space instantly through the below guide explained in detail. Some of the former help still work, and some new added only in iOS. Running out Storage space mostly came out in low storage iPhone (16GB or 32GB). In that live photo or HD videos allocate ample space, and it’s easy to flood black space.

Depends on your usage or interest, you need to think of a major role to fill up space in the Device locally.

Steps for Free up space or fix insufficient storage in iPhone/ iPad: iOS

Trick #1: Can’t Decide: Which types of Data, Where stored?

Go to the Settings > General > About in iPhone/ iPad.

See Full Device Details about storage

The screen will show up Storage Capacity, Available Free space, Total saved songs, Videos, and Photos. Installed Applications and more in brief calculated under list.

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Trick #2: Music App Storage Optimization

in the latest iOS music app now we can optimize compared to the previous music app by setting the app. Go to the Settings > Music > Optimize Storage (Set Storage limitation for the music app, Exiding limit automatically deletes songs that have never played).

in iOS 11: Go to the Settings > Music > Downloaded Music > Slide Left on Song Name or All Songs for Delete Whole album or Songs.

Apple music storage optimize in iOS 10

Or remove selected albums or Songs downloaded from Apple music offline songs. So you can do that from Downloaded Music > Slide left to delete songs.

Trick #3: Delete iMessage Photos or Remove Message History

Delete All Photos from iMessage conversation, or Set Auto remove message history Under the setting app. Go to the Settings > Messages > Message History Section “Keep Messages: 30Days, 1 Year or Forever”.

For iOS 11: Go to the Settings > Messages > Keep Messages > Select Internval for Message.

Auto Delete old whatsApp message on iPhone

Trick #4: Follow External Flash Drive

Keep tiny External Storage device for iPhone instantly move all data from iPhone/ iPad. The vast and smart flash storage device is beneficial for travel time or many uncomfortable places.

Trick #5: Remove Unused Apps

Reviews all installed an app from the home screen, to delete it completely Tap and Hold on the app icon continuously, until jiggle icon with “X” mark on each app.

Delete App from Home screen

Trick #6: Use a Third-party app for release space from the Photos app

Online cloud is a safe and most modern way to move your all data instantly from anywhere, Large storage space on free sign up and some pro features advantageous to all iOS users. I would like to recommend the app for online backup: Google Photos, Shoe Box, Trunx, Dropbox

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Trick #7: Delete Document and Data in iPhone: iOS

From time to time all app is store Data in their portions under the created app folder under root and store types of searching history, Cache, Temporary Files.

Steps for iOS 15 to iOS 11 Users: Go to the Settings > General > iPhone Storage > Scroll Down To See List apps and Option for Delete App or Offload app.

For iOS 10 and earlier users: Go to the Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage > Tap on App > Delete app.

Remove all app Data and Documents

Also Useful:

Once delete the app for Remove Documents & Data then Re-Install it from the App store.

More Welcome suggestions and helpful ideas on free up space to fix insufficient storage in iPhone/ iPad, share on the comment.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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