6 Ways to Live With Only a 16 GB iPhone Jess Bolluyt More Articles October 24, 2015 Some Internet circles boiled over with outrage when Apple announced that this year’s entry-level iPhone will have only 16 GB of storage again. The reasons behind Apple’s decision are largely financial, because Apple’s 16GB/64GB/128 GB lineup is a lucrative one. A 64 GB iPhone 6s costs $100 more than the 16 GB iPhone 6s which has a lot of Apple fans and would-be upgraders asking: Is an iPhone 16 GB enough? Or is the 64 GB version worth the extra money? For many users, particularly those who use lots of apps or are planning to take lots of photos with Apple’s new Live Photos feature turned on a 16 GB iPhone may not have enough room. But if you’ve had a 16 GB iPhone in the past and found it workable or you’re leaning on the fence about how much room you really need chances to survive with a 16 GB iPhone is fine. Getting around with the entry-level storage option is simply a matter of knowing how to change the settings and how to customize the devices. 1. Remove extraneous applications and data
2/2.1119 2/2.1119 Source: Apple It may sound obvious but app-loving tech writers can t be the only people with unused app files taking up space on their iPhones. Whether you’re getting ready to purchase a new iPhone or just cleaning up an existing one, determine which applications you’re currently using, ‘ it’s probably less than you think. It’s okay to keep a few apps that you only rarely use while you’re traveling, but review your phone’s use statistics to make sure you’re only using apps that hog loads of storage space that you can put to better use elsewhere. Often worth clearing up additional data saved by some storage-intensive devices that you can t uninstall. You can configure the Messages app to automatically remove old correspondence voicemails you don’t need to remove old podcasts and videos to clear the data cache saved by social networking apps to stop saving two photos from HDR shots to remove redundant images saved by photo-edit apps to control the amount of storage your favorite third-party apps use. All these options are available through the Settings app, with a bit of digging. 2.
Familiarize yourself with iOS 9 s features
2/2.1120 2/2.1121 Source: Apple While iOS 9 offers some power-saving features, it also carries with it other features that promise to hog massive amounts of storage “that 16 GB iPhones don’t need to spare. Storage-hungry apps include 4 K video recording, and the new Live Images app capturing 1.5 seconds of video before and after taking a photo. Other storage-intensive features include slow-motion video recording, and HDR photos. If you use any or all of these apps on a regular basis, you use the limited storage space on a 16 GB iPhone easily. Also daily images of the latest 12MP rear-facing camera taken by the iPhone 6s or the revamped front-facing 5MP camera would take up more room than before. You can choose to disable or stop using some of these storage-intensive features or simply back up and periodically remove your pictures and videos. 4.
Using Dropbox to back up and clear up your images 2/2.1122 2/2.1122 Source: Apple The Dropbox s Carousel app is a particularly useful tool for clearing up photos and videos which are a major space hog for many iPhone users. Online Carousel provides a gallery of all iOS images and videosCarousel software to back up your photos automatically and free up space on your iPhone. You can still view your photos and videos from your iPhone but they take up far less storage space than they would if you were storing them in the local Photos app. In addition to automatically backing up your images and removing them from local storage of your iPhone, the app will also detect when your phone is low in storage and give you a message asking if you want it to help make more space available. Alternatively, you can use the iCloud Photo Library to quickly upload photos to iCloud and only hold thumbnail resolution images of lower quality in the local storage of your camera.
2/2.1123 2/2.1123 Source: Apple Instead of uploading vast music and video collections to your iPhone, take advantage of an influx of streaming services to stream them, rather than store them locally. If it is non-negotiable to store any content on your computer, make sure you regularly assess what s take up space. There’s no point in letting albums you’re never listening to or a movie you’re never going to watch on a 16 GB iPhone hog the already-limited room. For example, consider trading your local-stored albums for a subscription to Spotify or Apple Music when you need lots of music. (Or if you’re a diehard iTunes fan, call iTunes Match, which makes all of your iTunes tracks available for streaming from the cloud. It’s $24.99 a year but you can access all of your music from any of your devices without worrying about it limiting your iPhone’s limited storage.) Expand your iCloud storage and use it
2/2.1124 2/2.1124 Source: Apple If you don’t want to spend an extra $100 on upgrading from a 16 GB iPhone to a 64 GB one, you might want to consider spending a smaller amount on upgrading your iCloud storage as well. With your Apple ID you get 5 GB for free but for its monthly iCloud plans, Apple has recently cut rates. You can now get 50 GB of storage for $0.99 a month for $2.99, and $9.99 for $1 TB.
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