Messaging App Using Storage on my iPhone

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Dormammu, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. Dormammu macrumors 65816


    Sep 21, 2013
    A mysterious location in the middle of nowhere
    I am unsure if anyone else has observed this; the other day I went to Settings>General>Usage. I noticed that the stock "Messages" app was "using" 786MB on my phone.

    My immediate thought was: ok, I send a lot of group MMS' to my family and all, so I could maybe see how all the messages I have on my iPhone are taking up that much space. So, I went ahead and deleted all of my the messages in my inbox. I checked the usage on my phone again, and it still read 786MB. I restarted my phone ... still at 786MB.

    I have a 16GB (iPhone 5S FWIW), so 786MB is of higher value to me. Any thoughts on how to clear this up? Thanks!

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