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iOS 12/11 Can’t Install Because of Not Enough Storage, How to Fix?

The release of iOS 12 and iOS 11 makes iPhone/iPad/iPod users so happy to get access this advanced operating system. However, many of the users encounter “not enough storage” problems when they are trying to update their iDevice into latest iOS 12 and iOS 11. What to do if can’t install iOS 11/12 because of not enough space?

“Hey, I have the problem that I can't update iOS 11 because I don't have enough free space on my phone 7. I deleted everything I could so that I now have 2.5 gb of free space, but it still isn't enough. Anyone have any suggestions?”

In some case, iOS users would tend to free up iOS storage space by deleting items when they want to upgrade iOS 12/11. However, this doesn’t work effectively and efficiently. Same problem may also annoy you. To well fix “not enough storage” for iOS 12/11, this article will cover top 2 ways for you to make room for Apple’s iOS 12/11.

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Part 1: Use Super Handy iOS Cleaner to Solve “Not Enough Storage” iOS Problems

The first recommended solution is about a really wonderful iOS cleaner tool. Tenorshare iCareFone Cleaner is an easy-to-use free software for iPhone/iPad/iPod with powerful features for both newbies and veteran, which can instantly and safely remove useless items including junk files, temp files, cache, etc, free up massive storage for iOS 11 and iOS 12 update without deleting Apps and backup.

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Here is the simple wizard to solve iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 plus/6s/6s plus/6/6 plus storage full issues.

Step 1: Free Download and install Tenorshare iCareFone Cleaner on your computer, then launch it and use the USB cable to connect your iOS device to the computer.

Step 2: Once your device is connected, how much available storage will be shown. Then click on the Start button to start scanning.

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Step 3: When the scan completed, you can see what you can free up, including Junk Files, Temp Files, Photos, Large Files and Apps. Just choose the type of data you want to free up.
Learn more for how to clean up unwanted files to free up more iPhone storage.

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Part 2: Other Solutions to Fix Not Enough Storage Space to Install iOS 12/11

1. Uninstall and Reinstall App

It’s common t to restore "iPhone says no storage" by killing Apps. Just go to Settings> General > Storage & iCloud> Manage Storage to check the storage that different Apps occupied. Then uninstall and reinstall the App eating up the highest amount of storage to upgrade iPhone storage.

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2. Transfer iOS Data from iPhone/iPad/iPod to Computer

Another feasible method to remove iOS 11 or iOS 12 update “not enough storage” problems is to manage the data on your device to free up much available room. You can resort to files manager function of Tenorshare iCareFone to transfer music, videos, photos without iTunes restriction.

You can leaner more from How to Transfer iOS Music, Contacts, Videos, Photos and More.

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3. Update iOS 11 with iTunes 

The final recommended solution is to get help with iTunes. Simples steps are below to update iOS 11/12 with iTunes avoiding insufficient storage. Before the iOS 12/11 upgrade, you have to make sure you have the latest iTunes.

Step 1: Run iTunes and connect your device to the computer through an USB cable.
Step 2: Choose the iOS device and under the summary tab click “Update”.
Step 3: Select “Download & Install” to begin the updating process.

The aforementioned ways are really helpful for fixing iOS 11 or iOS 12 “Update Cannot be Installed Because it Requires GB of Storage”. If you have another useful tips, please leave us appreciated comments.

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