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.

What is “other” on Mac storage?

Have you ever had a time when your hard disk space was full? As a result, you were not able to save any new photos or videos that were valuable souvenirs for you? Today we would like to tell you about a tip that will allow you to free up some disk space to successfully save new files.

Have you seen the Mac ‘Other’ section? Do you know how much disk space this could be taking up? Mac’s Other section contains various types of files that do not fall into any specific storage category (movies, photos, music, applications, email).

Usually, the Mac ‘Other’ section contains unnecessary files which only take up disk space. The ‘Other’ section may collect such types of files as, for example, .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. So, check what is in the ‘Other’ folder and successfully free up unnecessarily overloaded disk space gaining additional space for photos or videos.

How to check what is on the Mac ‘Other’ storage?

  1. First of all, open the Apple menu.
  2. In the next step, go to the About This Mac.
  3. Now, click Storage.
  4. At this moment, you will be able to see how much space the ‘Other’ is taking.
  5. To optimize the storage, click the Manage button and sort out the files that are no longer needed.

 


 

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