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Can't find what's taking up icloud storage space from my ipone.

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Dec 7, 2012 9:02 AM

I have turned off all the apps from backing up, cleared photos, imessages, safari cookies, and iphone is still taking up 4.2 gigs.

Contacts are the only thing I am still backing up.

What else could be taking up this space?

iPhone 4S, iOS 6.0.1, icloud
  • david.menzel Level 4 Level 4 (1,735 points)

    If you checked the settings "Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup" and turned off a lot of services and also deleted old backups, it should be fine. Sometimes it takes a few hours or a night until the actual usage will be shown to you. I would suggest just to wait a few hours.

  • Gamtu Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I was using up a lot of space as well and did not know why.  I just did this: Settings - iCloud - Storage & Backup - Manage Storage - (under "Backups") This iPhone (which in my case is named iphone 5) - Camera Roll OFF.


    I didn't realize my camera roll was backing up.  I thought I had prevented that.  After turning it off I have 4.8 GB Available again.


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