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How To Increase Storage Space On Your iPhone Without Deleting Any Apps

This is magical.

06/04/2016 10:43

Rejoice everyone! The Internet has found a way to give us all more storage space on our iPhones without having to delete any apps or photos. 

Yes, that's right, this is a somewhat magical trick unveiled by Reddit user, eavesdroppingyou

Writing on Reddit, he states: "I have an iPhone with 16 Gb so I'm always dealing with low storage. 

"A trick I do to get back some storage is to try to "rent" a movie with a big file size (something like LOTR: two towers)."

Ok, ok, you had us at "low storage."

 Here's how the trick works.

1. Head to iTunes

iTunes Store app

 2. Try to buy a film that occupies more space than your available storage. We tried downloading 'Lord of The Rings.'

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 3. Once you've hit buy you should get the following message. 

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 4. Check your storage space by going into Settings, General, Storage & iCloud Usage 

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5. Repeat the entire process and check your storage again. You should see a difference. 

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If it doesn't work the first time around, it does take quite a few attempts before the trick will increase your storage capacity. 

However, when it does happen it's the closest you'll probably come to experiencing a Disney ending. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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