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How to Delete "Other" on iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S to Free Up Space

Nov. 13, 2015 11:05 am / Posted by Serena Kelly to iPhone Care - Follow @Serena Kelly

iPhone running out of space is quite a common phenomenon for the iDevice users. Some complained about it, got annoying and felt helpless after they have tried different tricks online but the problem still existed.
Have you ever found a large amount of space being occupied by a non-specific category called "other" when you inspect the storage usage? To our astonishment, if "other" gets large enough, it may take up much space to stop you installing more Apps. Below I will show you what the “Other” storage is and how to remove “Other” data on iPhone.

What is Other Storage?
Why Do We Need to Delete “Other” Data?
How to Get Rid of “Other” Data to Free Up iPhone Space?

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What is Other Storage?

The "Other" category is mysteriously shown in your phone's storage on iTunes, where Files are usually generated by apps and services on the phone and cannot be deleted by the users. “Other” content includes app’s downloaded data, Safari browser cache, the Mail app’s cache, downloaded emails and attachments, pages for Safari’s reading list, notes, voice memos, backup files, etc.

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Why Do We Need to Delete “Other” Data?

Actually, the “Other” data typically takes up quite a lot of space on iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S to prevent a new App’s installation if it reached to a level. An issue with corrupted data will potentially arise as well. Plus, Apple's newest operating system--iOS 9 needs at least 1.3 GB. If you are eager to update into iOS 9 but you meet with the dreaded “Not Enough Storage" problem, to delete “other” storage to save space on iPhone is pretty necessary right now!

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How to Get Rid of “Other” Data to Free Up iPhone Space?

iTunes can’t recognize what “Other” data is in fact so it won’t help you to remove “other” data from iPhone to save space. However, when it comes to the question “how to free up iPhone space by deleting “other” storage”, iPhone Care Pro is definitely in a great need.

Step 1: Get started with 365 Care

Connect your iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S to Mac via a USB cable and launch iPhone Care Pro for Mac. Then choose select "365 Care " mode.

start to delete other data

Step 2: Clean the “Other” data

There will be 8 files shown after you click “Scan now”. Then select the files you want to clean and click "Clean Now" to proceed. Of course you can select all of the files to have a thorough clean for your iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S to free up more space.

get rid of “other” data to free up iphone space

Complete all of the steps above, you will surprisingly find your iPhone run much faster than before.

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