What is “other” on iPhone storage?

Is your iPhone content full? Are you unable to take new photos or download the application? Have you already deleted unnecessary photos, applications, and other multimedia, but you still don’t have enough space? What to do in this case? There is a way, and that is to empty ‘other’ storage. What exactly is ‘other’ storage? And how to effectively get rid of its contents? Follow our article and find out what is hidden in the ‘other’ storage and what to do to clear its contents.

What is iPhone ‘other’ storage?

Typically, iPhone ‘other’ storage stores unnecessary files that only eat up iPhone space. The other section collects files such as .doc, .pdf, .psd, .zip, .dmg, system caches, browser caches, chunks, application plug-ins, and similar files, and not belonging to any from the category of movies, photos, music, applications, or email.

It is possible to manually delete subsequent files that take up space in the ‘other’ space but to effectively remove everything that is there, you should do a Backup and Reset with iTunes. For this purpose, we invite you to read our article, where we show you how to do it effectively.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC?

Do you wish to keep memories lasting longer with the photos taken on your iPhone? There is a handful of great methods to create a backup of iPhone photos and then quickly send them to your computer. It’s a good solution to release some memory on your iPhone and preserve your unique photos from unfortunate removal.

Photos transfer from iPhone can be easily done via iTunes, inbox, iCloud, or just using a USB cable.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC via iTunes?

  1. First of all, make sure you are equipped with the latest iTunes version.
  2. Then, connect your iPhone to a PC using a USB cable.
  3. Unlock the device with a passcode or pattern.
  4. Next, mark option Trust.
  5. At this step, your iPhone name appears on File Explorer (Windows 10) or the Computer (Windows 7) at the left sidebar.
  6. Get into the DCIM folder to see internal storage of your device.
  7. All of your files are placed in a 100APPLE folder.
  8. Then, grab and drop the whole folder on the desktop.
  9. Wait for the transfer to start.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC using iCloud?

iCloud Photo Library is an online photo synchronization service.

How to enable iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone?

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone device.
  2. Then, tap on your name on top.
  3. Next, choose the iCloud option.
  4. At this step, select the Photos app.
  5. Enable iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone device.

How to download uploaded photos from iCloud on PC?

  1. On your PC, go to icloud.com
  2. Log in to iCloud with your Apple ID.
  3. Now, select the Photos.
  4. Then, pick several photos or the whole folder to download.
  5. At this step, press on Download Selected items icon.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to PC using a USB cable?

If some difficulties appear while connecting your iPhone to the PC, try to use a different USB cable.

  1. In the very beginning, connect your iPhone with a PC using a USB cable.
  2. Unlock the device with your passcode or pattern. Otherwise, the computer wouldn’t see the stored files inside.
  3. Now, allow access to the photos.
  4. At this stage, launch the Photos app.
  5. Then, choose the Import option.
  6. Select the photos to import and specify the place to store them.
  7. Wait for the transfer to start.

How to send photos from iPhone to PC via email?

  1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone device.
  2. Enter into the appropriate photo album.
  3. Mark the photos to share.
  4. Now, select the share icon.
  5. Then, choose, email option.
  6. Optionally insert any custom message.
  7. Next, refresh the inbox using a browser on a PC.
  8. Now, download them all directly from an email.

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