Manage Your Data

A persistent problem for iOS users is data management. Whether it’s managing free space on your device, controlling how much iCloud storage you’re using, or keeping your monthly cellular bandwidth under control, this chapter can help you. I also detail how to use the Files app to manage files stored locally and in the cloud.

Control Device Storage

Storage Almost Full. There aren’t many iOS notifications more dreaded, because the onscreen instructions are unhelpful and it usually means you have to delete something. When that happens, go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage (or iPad Storage). There you see three things:

  • How much space you have, how ...

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