free up and save space on iphone

A filled-up iPhone is definitely going to be slow, just like any other device.  Luckily, there are tons of ways to save up space on your iPhone to make its usage more enjoyable. You can check how to free up iPhone’s space by removing non-essential apps and their data.

This piece is going to give you more ways to space up your iPhone. These include optimising your photos, clearing caches, and deleting your music.

Note that not all iPhones can perform the tasks. For instance, the photos optimisation can only be done on the iPhone 7 or later. Now, let’s get into it.

How to optimise your iPhone photos to free up space

Apple has made newer iPhones to store your photos more efficiently. You can have the option to take your photos in the new “High Efficiency” mode. This can be done in the iPhone 7 or later iPhones. It will make photos take less space but won’t affect their quality.

How to set up Efficiency Mode in iPhones

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap “Camera”.
  3. Now tap “Formats”.
  4. Make sure that the camera capture mode is set to “High Efficiency”.

Store photos locally in lower resolution

Another way to save space is to store photos on your iPhone in lower resolution, but keep the original ones in your iCloud. With this, you can save a lot of space on your iPhone.

This how to set that as well.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Tap “iPhone Storage”.
  4. To the right of “Optimise Photos”, tap “Enable”.

Save up space by deleting music from your phone

Deleting music from can help you save a significant amount of space.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap “General”
  3. Tap on “iPhone Storage”
  4. Look for the Music app in the list of apps that appears. If you have loads of music, the Music app will probably appear in the top of the list.
  5. Tap on the Music app.
  6. Now, it will show you a list of the artists on your iPhone and the number of songs you have from each artist.
  7. To remove songs from any artists, swipe left on the artist and tap the red “Delete” option. Alternatively, you can tap the artist to delete specific albums or individual tracks.

Save up space by deleting music from your iPhone

There you have it. Save up your iPhone’s space and fully enjoy your iPhone experience.

 

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Kofi loves to write about smartphones, computers, and tech companies in general. He takes care of most of the guides, and general tech news (from government initiatives to individual projects). As an ardent Hip Hop fan, Kofi produces beats too.

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