Introduction: How to Save Storage on Your IPhone
Is your iPhone running slower than usual? Maybe you tried to take a picture but couldn't because your storage was full. Saving your iPhone storage might sound overwhelming, but it is very simple, quick, and will solve many of your iPhone troubles.
Step 1: Tap the 'Settings' Icon
This could be anywhere on your phone. You may need to search your phone to find it.
Step 2: Tap the 'General' Tab
This is towards the bottom.
Step 3: Tap 'iPhone Storage'
This is also towards the bottom.
Step 4: Look at What Is Using the Most Storage
- Different colors mean different things using your storage as seen below the colored bar
- The longer the colored bar is, the more storage being used
- Follow the recommendations for managing your storage.
Step 5: Go Back to the Home Screen
Step 6: Tap the 'Photos' Icon
This could be anywhere. You may have to search your phone if you can't find it.
Step 7: Scroll Down and Open the 'Recently Deleted' Album
It will have a trash can icon.
Step 8: Tap 'Select'
It is in the top right-hand corner.
Step 9: Select "Delete All"
It is in the bottom left corner.
Step 10: Select "Delete"
It will be written in red letters.
Step 11: Go Back to Your Home Screen
Step 12: Delete Apps You Don't Use
Press down on the app icon so the app looks like it's shaking, and tap the 'x'.
Step 13: Go Back to 'iPhone Storage'
Follow steps 1-3 and see how much storage you've saved!