How to Clear System Data on iPhone?

Have you ever noticed that your iPhone is always running out of space even if you have deleted all unnecessary data and apps? No matter how many apps you delete or how many photos and videos you delete, you will still find that iPhone storage is almost full. So how do you get rid of this? How to make more storage space on your iPhone apart from buying more storage space?

The reason this happens is because of the system storage overload. This can also cause your iPhone to run slower than usual. But you have a solution to get out of this situation. You can clear some of the system storage on your iPhone to free up some free space. Before we see how to clean up system data for more space, let’s first know what system data is.

What is system data?

The System Information section contains anything that does not fit into any of the specified categories. Apple defines storage as non-removable items such as offline translation languages, fonts, dictionaries, Siri voices, logs, cache, local keychain data, CloudKit database, and more. It is a collection of random information on your iOS device. iOS also has a handy storage feature that breaks down usage so that users can see how much each category, such as apps, media, photos, iOS, and more, has consumed. The collar section of each category indicates how much space each category has used.

How to see your iPhone storage?

follow these steps to see how much storage space all your apps and data are taking up on your iPhone’s storage space.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Click on iPhone Storage. (You’ll see a graph showing how much space has been used and what type of data is using the storage space.)
  4. Scroll down to System Information.

How to Clear System Data on iPhone?

You might be surprised at how much data actually goes into system storage. It can occasionally reach 25 GB. Of course, you can’t clear everything in System Storage or the phone would stop working, but there are several methods to clean it up a bit.

Clear Safari Browsing History

  1. Go to Settings > Safari.
  2. Scroll down to Clear History and Website Data.
  3. Click Clear history and website data > Clear history and data.

Delete all website data

  1. Go to Settings > Safari.
  2. Scroll down to Advanced > Website Data.
  3. Click the Delete all website data option.
  4. Tap Remove Now.

Offload unused apps

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Click on iPhone Storage.
  4. Click on the apps you don’t need right now, but want to keep all documents.
  5. Click Offload App.

Free up space on iMessage

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Message.
  3. In the Message History section, go to Keep Messages.
  4. Select the option most suitable for you.

Delete old photos

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Click on iPhone Storage > Photos App.
  4. Empty trash can.
  5. In Watch Personal Video, delete all unnecessary videos that you don’t need.

Remove oversized apps

Clearing cache files of a third-party program does not always reduce the total space required on the device. In such circumstances, you need to uninstall and reinstall the program from the Apple App Store.

Clear other storage on iPhone with an update

Another viable option to fix the other storage issue on your iPhone is to upgrade it to the most recent iOS version.

Reboot/Factory Reset

Another option to free up space is to try restarting your iPhone. Or you can even factory reset your iPhone. After resetting your iPhone, make sure to save only the data you really need.

Try these methods given above and see how much storage space you have created by clearing most of the system data.

Until next time, with another topic. Until then, Toodles.

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