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"Other" takes tons of space

428 Views 9 Replies Latest reply: Oct 27, 2013 3:16 PM by Franimal RSS
Ludo3 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 10, 2013 3:35 PM


My "other" category on the iphone takes alot of space, after browsing the internet for two days, and reformating my iphone 5 times I finally understood that it somehow backups all the apps I have ever download on my iphone!


I know that because my "other" section is the exact same size of my "Mobile Applications Folder" on my computer.


I thought this was supposed to be a backup on my computer of the apps I've downloaded, but if it is on my Iphone, I don't see the point.


Can you help you to make some room in my "Other" area? Why is it also backing up on my iphone??

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • razmee209 Level 7 Level 7 (21,310 points)
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    Oct 10, 2013 3:39 PM (in response to Ludo3)
  • Templeton Peck Level 9 Level 9 (57,695 points)
  • Templeton Peck Level 9 Level 9 (57,695 points)
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    Oct 16, 2013 5:15 AM (in response to Ludo3)

    Ludo3 wrote:


    So, no one is having the same issue right now?

    Is there Apple people around here?


    Not really.  These are user to user forums.


    if it's fine until you sync with iTunes, then the extra data is "coming from" itunes, and not the result of data corruption on your phone.  You need to doublecheck what all you're syncing from iTunes and adjust accordingly.

  • Franimal Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 27, 2013 3:16 PM (in response to Ludo3)

    I'm not having this same issue.  OTHER is taking up 22.7gb of space out of nowhere.  I've had my ipod 5 for almost a year, never a problem unitl IOS 7, now it's all f'ed up.  Won't sync correctly, other is taking over, it's a mess.  I know we're not the only ones with this problem and APPLE is doing NOTHING to help us.   When did APPLE become the old Microsoft??  THis is maddening. 


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