iPhone Storage Full! How To Fix?

I just sent my 128GB iPhone 7 to get fixed and got a 16GB phone in return. In less than 24 hours my storage is already full and nothing works on my phone. I’m pissed.

There’s nothing that annoys iPhone users more than being prepared to take a photo then when you open the camera you bump into “iPhone storage full”. Is this happens to you, what should you do? The following sections show you some ways to fix the issue.

Part one: How to make more available storage?

  • Method one: Deleted some files you don’t need
  1. Check the storage on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

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Go to Settings > General > Storage. You will see all the Apps you have listed in the interface.

  1. Delete files manually

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Choose the apps you don’t need then Tap “Delete App”, such as pictures, videos and music.

  1. Restart your device to see if the available apace has increased.
  • Method two: Turn on iCloud photo library to reduce the size of your photo library

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When you turn on iCloud Photos, all of your photos and videos are securely stored in iCloud and you can access your library from any device, anytime you want. Here are the steps:

  1. Turn on iCloud Photos

Go to Settings > Your Name > iCloud > Photos, turn on iCloud Photos

  1. Turn on Optimize Storage

As long as you have enough space in iCloud, you can store a large number of photos and videos. When you set up iCloud, you’re automatically given five 5 GB of storage and are given the option to purchase more. Learn about iCloud storage plans and pricing in your region.

  • Method three: Selectively transfer your files from device to computer


Here we strongly recommend you with iFonebox.  By comparision to iTunes and iCloud, it’s Capable of transferring as many 17 kinds of data from your iPhone/ iPad/ iPod touch to your Mac or Windows computer selectively. Just download and install the correct version for your computer then follow the following steps.

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Step one: Launch iFonebox

Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.

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Step two: Scan data

Take texts for instance, it will scan automatically after you click the “Messages” icon, the duration depends on the amount of your data so it might take your some time, please wait patiently.

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Step three: Back up data

After the scan completes, a list of messages will show up on your program interface. Just choose the items you want and click the “Recover to pc” or “Recover to device”.

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