Will it solve the "Other" problem?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by Talarspeed, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. Talarspeed macrumors member

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    Will iOS7 solve the unaddressed problem of the ever expanding "Other" category? Many solutions, but not all work.
     
  2. tymaster50 macrumors 68030

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  3. msz7 macrumors member

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    If you're referring to the storage used up on your iPhone that iTunes displays, yes, the "Other" category has been split up. Now you'll see most of your "Other" is actually "Documents and Data" (something like that) and "Other" is much smaller
     
  4. street.cory macrumors 6502

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    I rarely delete my messages. I had gone over a year without deleting any messages. All of the attachments I had received are what attributed to the size of the "Other" category.
     
  5. Talarspeed thread starter macrumors member

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    Is anyone still getting the ever expanding "Other" category in i-Devices with iOS7?
     
  6. opinio macrumors 65816

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    I was going to say 'does it matter' rhetorically but instead I will ask 'why does it matter'? Just wondering.
     
  7. kas23 macrumors 603

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    Not me, but I personally know people who have 3-4 GB of Other/Documents & Data on their 16 GB iPhone. To me, that's a big problem.
     
  8. bransoj macrumors 6502a

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    Depends whether they genuinely have that much in there or not though.
     
  9. Missjenna macrumors 6502a

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    Try this.

    The other day my other category had jumped up to 2.5gb on my 8gb iphone 4. I did a hard reboot (Power + home), and it was back down to about 600mb.

    Worth a try?
     

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