how much space does "other" take up on your iPhone?

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  1. vega07 macrumors 65816

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    how much space does "other" take up on your iPhone? iTunes says 400MB for me. that's a lot.

    is your phone jailbroken? my phone is jailbroken so I am also wondering are cydia/installer apps included in this "other?"
     
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  3. vega07 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    is yours jailbroken?
     
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  5. scaredpoet macrumors 604

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    232 MB here.

    It might have something to do with jailbroken iPhones. Who knows?
     
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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5F136 Safari/525.20)

    400mb not JB
     
  7. Etnies419 macrumors 6502

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    300Mb Jailbroken. Although I don't have too many jailbreak apps. On the other hand, I have almost 1Gb of App Store apps.
     
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  9. vega07 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I wonder where the variations are coming from.
     
  10. daneoni macrumors G4

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    213 MB non-JB

    I think is where notes/SMS database/settings/Cache are stored
     
  11. mrtune macrumors 6502a

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    I believe other included lots of stuff, even apps.

    When I upgraded to itunes 8 the "other" got smaller and a new category "apps" was added.

    Could this be the discrepancy everyone is seeing?
     
  12. iFerd macrumors 6502a

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    I too think "Other" included apps until 2.1 came out. I know for sure that Apps weren't reported separately until then.

    For me now, Other=215.4 MB and Apps = 318 MB. If those used to be added together in Other, that would total 633.4.

    I have not jail-broken my phone.
     
  13. woahitsreeo macrumors newbie

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    211.8 MB on mine... does that include album art as well? On the ipod there is an other category as well, but all I have on it is music. I'm kind of leaning on it being part of the firmware upgrade since you can literally delete the firmware or at least part of it from within cydia on a jailbroken iPhone.
     
  14. Inukami macrumors 6502

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    240MB or something like that, i did a clean restore just before 2.1, maybe thats why.
     
  15. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Perhaps you can add a poll to this if it hasn't been done recently... mine is about 220 MB (not jailbreaked this time).
     
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    854mb 2.1 unjailbroken.

    Time for me to restore??
     
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  20. vega07 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    weird. I just synced my iPhone and iTunes now reports 2.1 MB for apps and 839.5 MB for other.

    :confused:
     
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  22. fleeper macrumors 6502

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    "other" in itunes

    When you connect the phone in itunes, you see "audio", "video", "photos", "apps", and "other".

    What is other? Is this the OS? I thought the os was jsut about 400 mb but I have about 778 mb of "other".

    fleeper
     

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