iPhone capacityBigger and bigger, even coming soon iPhone 13 It is also equipped with 1TB capacity, but many people will not buy such a large space. At this time, if you use it uncontrollably, you will soon encounter iPhone not enough spaceWhat should I do now?Today this article will teach you 10 ways to prevent iPhone running out of spaceMethods.
10 ways to prevent iPhone running out of space
01. Save photos in HEIC/HEIF format
Compared with the well-known JPEG photo format, the HEIC/HEIF/HEIV format introduced by Apple occupies a smaller iPhone space capacity, and can even reduce the size by 50%. Therefore, to prevent the iPhone from running out of space, it is highly recommended to turn on this Photo format.
02. Uninstall apps that are not frequently used
Apps that are not frequently used do not have to be deleted entirely, you can use the “Uninstall” function. The “Uninstall” function will temporarily remove the main program of the App, but the data, records, etc. in the App will remain. If necessary in the future, click the icon to download it again.
Even in the settings, it can actively help you uninstall apps that you no longer use frequently, so that you can free up space on the iPhone and avoid insufficient space on the iPhone.
03. Use iCloud Gallery
Take my own photos as an example. There are a total of at least 50GB or more. If all of them are stored in the iPhone, the space must be insufficient. Therefore, those who use iCloud, it is recommended to open the iCloud gallery, so that only small files will be stored on the iPhone. Files, complete photos are stored in the iCloud cloud, and only downloaded when you need to view them. This method is quite effective to alleviate the lack of space on the iPhone.
04, find out the extra photos
Sometimes we will take a lot of duplicate or similar photos when taking pictures. Over time, there will be a lot of meaningless photos occupying the capacity of the iPhone, resulting in insufficient space on the iPhone. At this time, we can use a third-party App to find these duplicate and redundant photos. And delete them to prevent the iPhone from running out of space.
05, delete the photo gallery trash bin information
Whether it is using the aforementioned “ALPACA” App to find duplicate photos, or when we organize photos ourselves, after deleting the photos, they will be stored in the trash can for 30 days. During these 30 days, these photos and videos will still occupy the iPhone. Space, so if you want to prevent the iPhone from running out of space, you must remember to delete the data in the photo library and put it in the trash after you have done the complete management.
06. Delete LINE temporary data
LINE is also a monster that eats a lot of capacity. There are many temporary files in it, which can be quickly accessed when you browse photos, files, and videos again. However, these temporary files are rarely used again in many cases, so it is also recommended Delete the temporary files of LINE regularly to prevent the iPhone from running out of space.
07. Delete messages that do not need to be retained
If you are using iMessage, you should also pay attention, because the photos received in iMessage will also be stored in the iPhone, so it will take up space over time and cause insufficient space on the iPhone. These photos can be viewed from the iPhone’s “Settings” → ” General”→”iPhone Storage”, find the “Messages” App and delete it.
08. Set SMS to be automatically deleted
iMessage also provides an automatic deletion function, which can delete messages that are too old to prevent insufficient iPhone space. Just select the retention time of “message history” from iPhone “Settings” → “Messages”. There are 30 days and 1 These two limited time options will automatically delete messages for you when the time is up.
09. Turn off HDR camera mode
HDR mode will shoot multiple photos continuously, and use AI technology to synthesize these photos, and finally bring out more perfect combinations of high brightness and shadow details, but these will also cause the capacity of the photo to increase, so if it is not very demanding for taking pictures For people, it is recommended to turn off HDR to avoid insufficient iPhone space.
In iPhone Xs and later models, you cannot turn off HDR directly. You can only go to “Settings” → “Camera” → turn off “Smart HDR” to prevent the system from turning on HDR due to automatic switching, and then turn on HDR in the camera mode Closed, it will remain closed next time.
For models from iPhone 8 to iPhone X, you can go to “Settings” → “Camera” → turn off “Auto HDR”.
If it is an iPhone 7 or an older model, just click the HDR icon in the camera mode to turn it off.
10. Close the App to download automatically
If you download a new app on the iPad, the app will automatically be downloaded on iOS. However, some people use the iPad for positioning work, so they will buy a larger capacity model recently, but the iPhone has limited space and may not be needed. Install the same App, so turn off the App automatic download, you can avoid the lack of iPhone space caused by the automatic download and installation of the App.
The above 10 are the tips to avoid iPhone space shortage this time. Finally, I will help you to summarize these 10 methods to solve iPhone space shortage:
- Save photos in HEIC/HEIF format
- Uninstall apps that you don’t use frequently
- Use iCloud Gallery
- Find extra photos
- Delete photo gallery trash can information
- Delete LINE temporary data
- Delete messages you don’t need to keep
- Set SMS to be automatically deleted
- Turn off HDR camera mode
- Close the app to download automatically
Although some devices may only free up a little space after using them, they accumulate a little bit each time, and it will actually help a lot over time. I hope these settings are helpful to everyone.