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What is 'Other' in my iPhone storage, why is it taking up so much space and how do I clear it?

By Paul Haskell-Dowland, Associate Dean (Computing and Security), Edith Cowan University
Patryk Szewczyk, Senior lecturer, Edith Cowan University
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If you’re an iPhone user, check your storage now by selecting Settings, then General and then iPhone Storage.

You’ll probably see a lot of recognisable categories eating up your storage — apps, photos, and so on. But there is one, often rather large category, that may raise concerns: “Other”.

It’s shaded light grey and often represents a significant proportion of the overall storage available.

What is ‘Other’?


For more detail, scroll down and tap the “Other” category (right at the end). It doesn’t say much — just that it includes caches, logs and other…


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