How to Manage storage on an iPhone: Ultimate Guide for Getting More Space

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One of the worst issues with an iPhone is that it often runs out of memory. To fix this, Today, we tell you how to manage your iCloud and back up your device. 

Now that You’ve upgraded your phone, why doesn’t it have enough storage? There are a few things you can do to get more storage space if needed. The following tips may help:

Backup your device safely with iCloud storage

All Apple ID account holders receive five gigabytes (GB) of free iCloud storage. Although this is sufficient for backing up an iPhone, iPad, or another Apple device, it is not enough. If you don’t have enough iCloud storage, this article will show you what to do with your device to back up.

Check Your iCloud Storage Space

If you’re running out of space on your phone, check what information is stored in iCloud first. You’ll see all the files and data from apps like messages or Mail, which usually takes up the most space.  

Select Your Device

After checking what’s stored in iCloud, select your device and make sure you’re not storing any unnecessary content on it that can be backed up to your Mac or iTunes instead. 

Choose Backup Option

There are two options for backing up: iCloud backup (which is free) or a full backup using Apple’s built-in software called Time Machine. Before backing up your iPhone, make sure it’s updated. After choosing what data to back up, the next step is to decide which iCloud backup method you will use. If you need more than the 5GB of storage allotted in every iCloud account, you can:

Buy More Storage

If none of the above work, you can buy more storage to make up for what’s lost! After upgrading your phone, iCloud offers a discounted rate on additional space: $0.99/month and $19.99/year, which equals out to about 12 cents per day. You can also upgrade your hard drive with an external SSD like Apple’s new External Hard Drives for MacOS Catalina (or iTunes) 

If you need help deciding how best to manage storage on iPhone, give us a call at 07-3262-9255 or visit one of our locations, where our team is waiting to answer all questions and discuss options.

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