How to get back ‘Other’ storage on the iPhone or iPad

Apple has recently made changes to how iOS handles the mysterious “other” storage on iPhone and iPad, but it’s still not obvious how you can get back some of that space for yourself. Here’s how to do it.

The mysterious The mysterious “Other” storage really contains temporary files such as caches

You typically only even notice that there is a thing in iOS called “Other” storage when you’re out of space. When your iPhone or iPad says you’ve no room to add an app or to store all your photos, it’s a fair bet that a lot of the storage is taken up with this Other.

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