These tricks can help you reclaim the storage space that you need

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May 02, 2017

Have you run out of storage space on your iPhone?

If so, you're in good company. This happens to nearly everyone at one time or another. If you've deleted all of your unnecessary apps and still don't have enough memory, these tricks can help free up some space.

Clear the App Store's cache

  1. Open the App Store.
  2. Pick any one of the menu icons at the bottom of the screen and tap it 10 times. This forces the Store to erase any saved temporary files.

Clear Safari's history and web data

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Safari.
  3. Scroll down and choose "Clear History and Website Data."
  4. Select "Clear History and Data."

Limit message history

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose Messages.
  3. Scroll down to the Message History section and tap "Keep Messages."
  4. Choose how long you want to keep messages.
References: Ting: "Four ways to free up space on your iPhone"