Apple’s latest version, iOS 11 came out last week and has become a talk of the town for quite a while now. It’s readily available for every user and can be downloaded easily.
Ardent Apple users couldn’t wait but upgrade to the latest version within no time.
iOS 11 came out with a lot of interesting features including the modified Files app, reformed Control Center, some cool new editing features for the Live Photos and Do Not Disturb while driving mode feature. Apart from these new features, there’s also a handy feature that makes the process of cleaning up some storage space on your device quick and hassle-free.
Image becoming excited about downloading your favorite app on the Apple device but soon finding out that your device is low on storage space. Nothing can be worse than this situation.
Nevertheless, Apple took a notice of this grave issue and worked hard on their latest update so users wouldn’t face storage problems on their devices in future.
Cleaning Up iPhone Storage in iOS 11
This is how you can use the new feature to clean up your iPhone storage in iOS 11:
First things first, you will need to download the latest update, iOS 11 on your device, if you haven’t already. The process is simple easy and can be completed niftily.
Secondly, you will simply navigate to Settings of your device, head over to General and then open iPhone storage. This is the place where you will find out exactly how much space is being consumed by all the data stored on your phone: this includes the Apps, Photos, Media (videos and songs), iMessages, and every other kind of data.
After going through your iPhone storage, you will be able to analyze which particular app or data is taking up most of your iPhone storage. You can simply get rid of the unnecessary items by deleting them.
If you’re still in doubt and do not know which items should be deleted from your phone, then you can also take a look at your phone’s recommendations, which is listed below the storage meter, to make things easier for yourself. Hit Enable on the apps or media you want.
By doing so, you will be able to offload unutilized apps from your device and also get rid of the old messages that have taken unnecessary space on your device. This will serve as a great chance to download new apps on your phone.
Under the same recommendations category, you will come across a list of apps where you can also see how much space each app is taking up on your phone. Data of these apps can be edited and deleted simply by clicking on them individually.