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#41826 - 09/20/16 09:06 AM iphone says 8GB used but I only see 2GB used
kevs Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
My 12GB iphone says 8 GB is used, but I eyeball at most 2GB. I went into a store and guy said update the ios, and that may solve it. It did not. I am ready for a genius bar apt, unless someone online has an idea to check.Thanks!

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#41831 - 09/20/16 10:10 AM Re: iphone says 8GB used but I only see 2GB used [Re: kevs]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
What did you eyeball to get 2 GB? Remember the iOS can use up ~2 GB.

To be certain, on your iPhone go to Settings>General>Storage & iCloud Usage>(Storage)*Manage Storage and you will see a list of all the apps that are consuming some of your 12 GB. Some of them may allow you to trim down what they are consuming.

*Pick "Manage Storage" from the "Storage" portion, not the iCloud portion.
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#41832 - 09/20/16 10:11 AM Re: iphone says 8GB used but I only see 2GB used [Re: Ira L]
kevs Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
Thanks Ira, yes, we did all that it looks to be about 2GB and it says I've used 8GB. Just facebook a tad of photos... stumped.

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#41834 - 09/20/16 10:14 AM Re: iphone says 8GB used but I only see 2GB used [Re: kevs]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
Yes, Photos is notorious for consuming space, and now you know so too is Facebook!
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#41835 - 09/20/16 10:42 AM Re: iphone says 8GB used but I only see 2GB used [Re: Ira L]
kevs Offline


Registered: 12/07/09
Photos says 380Mb, Facebook 360mb, few others, 200mb, it all adds up to about a gig or two tops. So time to show genius bar? Says 8.86GB used.

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