In today’s generation, iCloud has become the commonest app to store large amounts of data on iPhone and iPad. However, like all smart phones, there comes the big trouble of storage space which tend to sometimes interfere with the smartphone’s performance. At such times, it is always better to delete unwanted and unused apps/files which could in turn free a significant space of internal storage memory.
In this article, we explain to you simple ways by which we can delete apps and other stuff from iCloud with less effort.
Apple users, by default, usually get only 5GB of free online storage space which could be used for storing backups, synced data, and photos. You can expand the storage space if need be. There are much two options/ ways by which you can clear iCloud Storage Space conveniently to a large extent.
You have the option to spring clean your iCloud Photo Library by deleting some/all unwanted files in the Photos app. The main advantage of doing this exercise is that a large part of storage space gets available which is precisely what we wish for.
iCloud also stores iPhone’s and iPad backups, in addition to other things. There may be in existence, very old backups that are no longer needed in the present time. These backups tend to take up a lot of your iPhone’s storage space. Follow the below described steps to delete old unused backups and free up more space:
1. Launch “Settings” visible on your iPhone’s Home Screen.
2.Click on the Apple ID banner at the top.
4.Click on iCloud under Storage
5.Select Manage Storage
6.Tap any device under Backups
7.Choose Delete Backup.
8.Select Turn Off & Delete in the pop-up window.
By selecting the required device in Step 6 each time, you can delete old backups with less effort.
In this way, you can delete unwanted documents and apps from your iCloud storage. Described below are some more ways by which you can make sure that you don’t face with such situation in future.
By paying a certain amount, you can certainly increase your iCloud Storage’s space. This is certainly worth an effort.
Due to default settings, you get only 5GB data in iCloud which is expandable up-to 50GB which serves to be more convenient than before.
You can synce app data with iCloud after which you can either delete the data from your device or decide to keep it. Follow the below described steps:
1. Click on Keep on my iPhone to keep the data.
2. Click on Delete from my iPhone to get rid of the app data.
In this way, you can delete unwanted documents related to apps as well as avoid such situation in the future by turning the apps off; as a result of which no cached or temporary files get stored on your device.
You can also change your iCloud email aliases thus restricting any possibilities of accumulating cached email data. Follow the below given steps accurately:
Therefore, all these processes are possibilities by which you can delete unwanted app data and files as well as remove the possibility of further storage of app data in iCloud anytime in future.