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Top 3 Ways to Free Up iCloud Storage When It Is Full

March 22, 2017 14:12 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iOS Systemcare Tips
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You will get 5GB of free storage space after set up iCloud. But what if you have reached or exceeded the iCloud storage limit as you syned too much data on iCloud. Should you buy more storage? Actually, you can free up space on iCloud storage and make a backup by deleting data from your device without paying Apple for extra storage. Read this post to learn how to fix not enough iCloud storage on iPhone/iPad.

Part 1: How to Check the iCloud Storage

We suggest you to check the iCloud storage before free up space. To check the status of your iCloud storage and find out how much space is available, just open Settings and tap on iCloud on your iPhone or iPad.

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Part 2: Solutions to Fix iCloud Storage Full

1. Delete Photos and Video from iCloud

Photos and videos usually can take up a lot of storage space. Therefore, your iCloud storage getting filled up very soon. Deleting photos and videos should be the first option whenever you are facing "Not Enough iCloud Storage Space"situation on your iPhone or iPad.

Before deleting all your precious memories, it is recommended that you make a backup of these photos and videos to your compute before delete photos and videos from your iCloud account.

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2. Clearing Space from Backup

Backup occupy a ton of stuff usually, if you have the habit of backing up regularly. So you can remove backup to get more iCloud storage space.

3. Uninstall and Reinstall Storage Hungry Apps

Over time, some apps can become bloated as they store data locally or cache things for faster performance. Uninstalling and reinstalling those apps will usually delete all the cached data, in turn gaining storage space.

There's an easy way to check what apps are taking up the most storage on your iPhone or iPad. Just follow these steps:

Part 3: How to Backup with iCareFone to Get More Storage Space

If you run out of iCloud storage, you iOS device cannot backup to iCloud any more. Here we will share you another way to make a backup without using iCloud.

The Backup&Restore feature of iCareFone is designed to help you to back up device and restore from backup in case of data loss. Moreover, it allows you selectively backing up data from device so that you will save much valuable time. Now, let's take a look how it works:

To get started, download and install iCareFone on your computer.

Free Trial iCareFone(iPhone Care Pro) Software:
Free Trial Windows Version
Free Trial Mac Version

That is the easy steps to guide you backup files with iCareFone so as to save more storage space. If your iPhone is running out of storage, try this backup and restore program for iPhone.

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