So are you still using your old iPhone? If your answer is yes, then let me tell you that your old iPhone will work slightly slow at some point. Your old iPhone Slow will work because its storage will get full. This is the biggest reason why old iPhones started working slow.
Now what? If your old iPhone is started working slow because your old iPhone’s storage is full, it does not mean that now you have to buy a new iPhone.
If your old iPhone is working slow because the storage of your iPhone is get filled, then you can simply clear the storage of your iPhone.
But let me tell you one thing you do not have to clear the internal storage of your old iPhone to make it work faster. Inside the internal storage of iPhones, there is a mysterious folder named Other. Caches, Settings, Saved Messages, Voice Memos and Other miscellaneous data are stored in this Other Folder. These all files are very small in size, due to which the iPhone saves all these files in this Other Folder.
But at some point, the Other Folder gets more filled, due to which the storage of our iPhone gets filled. Due to this, our iPhone seems to function slightly slow. That is why in a little bit of time, you should delete junk files inside the Other Folder, which will free the storage of our iPhone, and our iPhone will not work slow.
In today’s article, I will tell you how you can clear the junk files in the Other Folder in your iPhone but before that, let me tell you what is the Other Folder in the iPhone in detail.
What is the Other Folder in iPhones?
As I tell you above, the Other Folder exists inside the internal storage of the iPhone. Inside the internal storage of the iPhone, the Other Folder keeps the small size files like Caches, Settings, Saved Messages, Voice Memos and Miscellaneous Datastores. Apple has renamed this Other Folder to System Data in the new iPhone that has just arrived.
Other Folder stores different types of files and data, so it can be a little difficult cleaning the Other Folder for you. That’s why now I will tell you how you can clear the Other Folder in the right way.
How to Clean the Other Folder on iPhone?
So to clean the Other Folder, you must first check how storage is the Other Folder is consuming on your iPhone.
To check how Much Storage Other Folder is Consuming:
Step 1: Go to iPhone Settings
Step 2: Now, in Settings, you will see the General option; click on it.
Step 3: Now, in General, you will see the iPhone Storage option; click on it.
Step 4: There will be a bar on the iPhone Storage Section. This bar of the iPhone Storage Section shows you how apps and other files are using iPhone storage.
Step 5: Click on that bar so it can start scanning and analyzing your iPhone Storage. Process of scanning and analyzing iPhone storage will take several seconds to complete. If the process of scanning and analyzing iPhone storage gets complete, you still have to wait so the app list and storage size get adjusted correctly.
Step 6: Now, you have to check how much storage The Other Folder is using. To check this, scroll down to the bottom of the app list. At the bottom of the app list, you will get to know how Much Storage the Other Folder is using. If the Other Folder is consuming 5GB to 10GB Storage, Then you do not have to clean or clean the Other Folder. But, if the Other Folder is consuming more than 10GB of storage, then you have to clean or clean the Other Folder.
So let me tell you how to clear you to the Other Folder.
You cannot completely clean the Other Folder because the Other Folder has some Important and useful files. That’s why now I will tell you that which files you have to remove.
Clear The Safari Caches Files
In Other Folder, you will find your Safari Caches Files, which will be consuming too much storage of your iPhone. Safari Caches Files Neither is Important and not Used so you can delete them from Other Folder without any tension.
To Delete Safari Caches Files:
Step 1: Go to the Settings app.
Step 2: Now, in Settings, go to the app list and scroll down. While scrolling down, you will see Safari. Tap on Safari
Step 3: Now, in Safari, you will see an option named “Website Data.” Click on it.
Step 4: Now, in Website Data, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Step 5: Now, at the bottom of the Website Data page, you will see an option named “Remove All Website Data. Click on it.
That’s All You have to do to delete Safari caches files.
Clear the old iMessage and Mail Data
If you do too much texting, the Messages app may be eating up a lot of space on your iPhone.
There is a lot of data in Messages, due to which the storage gets filled, so you are required to delete your old messages time-to-time. Deleting older messages will automatically clean the Other Folder.
Whether you have the old iPhone or new iPhone, the storage of your iPhone will get full at some time. That’s why you should keep in mind that from time to time, you should clean the storage of your iPhone. In today’s article, I told you how you could clean the Other Folder in your iPhone’s storage.