Seeing the Other section taking up more space on your iPhone/iPad/iPod when you connect it to iTunes? Let’s now understand what this section really means.
Sometimes, When you connect your iDevice to iTunes, you’ll see that the Yellow, Other section has consumed a lot of space without any reason. And many people have been asking me on what the section really has and what takes up this space on their devices. Well, let me answer your question then. The iDevices contain the OS in them. Right? The iOS to be precise. And you also customize it with some settings, message with your phone, organize your calendar, and so a lot of these stuffs are done on the device. So where do you think these settings files, messages and other such media are stored? Right on your device.
The other section’s space is calculated with the amount of space these settings files, messages, calendars, stock applications that come with the device and such information consume on your device. There are some glitches where your device would calculate the size wrong and assumes that the Other section has consumed so much of space on the device, not letting your store information anymore. To overcome this, I have also posted a tutorial on how to clear or re-calculate the other section on your device.
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