How to manage storage on your Apple iPhone XR and offload unused apps

It is important that you know how to manage the storage of your Apple iPhone XR because there will come a time when the device would start to run so slow due to insufficient memory. One way to do that is to offload the apps you don’t use anymore or just deleted them so they won’t take up storage space.

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In this post, I will guide you how to basically manage the storage of your iPhone XR as well as how to offload applications and even delete them. As to managing your pictures and videos, you can easily do so by copying them over to a computer and delete the copies on your iPhone. Continue reading as this post may be able to help you, somehow.

But before we actually move on to our tutorial, if you have issues with your phone, then visit our troubleshooting page as we’ve already addressed some of the most common problems with this device. In case you need more help with your problem, fill up our iPhone issues questionnaire and hit submit to contact us.

Managing iPhone XR storage by offloading unused apps

You can actually uninstall applications right from the app drawer but in this method, you can see how much storage a certain app uses. So, you can remove apps that take up so much space selectively instead of just deleting all third-party applications. Here’s how it’s done:

Step 1: From the Home screen, tap Settings.

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Step 2: Scroll to and tap General.

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Step 3: Tap iPhone Storage.

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Step 4: As you can see in this screen, you can easily tell how much storage an app is using up. Select an app to view more info.

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Step 5: From this screen, you have two options. If you don’t want to uninstall the app completely, you can just Offload its data files. But if you don’t want to use it anymore, then you can offload its files and delete the app itself.

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Step 6: Go back to the previous screen and select other apps you want to offload and delete as well.

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