Storage

Batch uninstall apps from your jailbroken iPhone or iPad with Speedy

There comes a time when almost every iPhone or iPad owner comes to realize that they want to do partake in Spring cleaning on their handset’s Home Screen.

Whether you’re in the mood to delete apps because you need more storage space or because you feel like you have too many unused apps, the fact remains that it can be a tedious and time consuming process to sort through your apps and delete the ones you don’t want anymore.

The 3 best Google Photos alternatives to store your photos and videos

Cloud Storage iCloud Limits

Are you looking for a Google Photos alternative now that Google has ended free unlimited photo storage? Worry not, there are plenty of options available for someone who takes a lot of photos and stores them on the cloud. The photos and videos already on Google Photos will still be available, but anything uploaded after June 1st will count towards the free 15GB storage. Of course, you can sign up for a Google One storage plan and get more space. However, there are a couple of better alternatives that you may want to try.

Reclaim storage space occupied by temporary files on your pwned iPhone or iPad with DustBuster

As you use your iPhone or iPad, especially in a jailbroken state, temporary files will be stored in the file system that take a sometimes discernible bite out of your handset’s storage space. While most users never bat an eye at the fact, many others like to keep this truth in check by proactively deleting unwanted temporary files and app caches to maintain a robust block of free storage space.

DustBuster by iOS developer Plat-Ykor is a new app for jailbroken devices that can help users manage the impact that temporary files have on their handset’s storage. Much like other popular storage-freeing apps such as iCleaner, DustBuster can remove the aforementioned files from your handset with just a tap, allowing you instantly reclaim valuable storage space that you otherwise wouldn’t be afforded to you for other uses.

How to turn off Optimize Storage for Music on iPhone

Disabled Optimize Storage for Music on iPhone

Maybe some time ago you were worried about the amount of space your music was taking up on your iPhone. So, you enabled the Optimize Storage option. This allowed iOS to automatically remove downloaded songs that you haven’t listened to in a while, thus freeing up storage space.

But now you find yourself with more storage space on your iPhone than before, or maybe you’ve purchased a new iPhone with more space. You want to stop iOS from removing songs and do it yourself, but you can’t remember how to disable the feature. Here, we’ll show you how to turn off Optimize Storage for Music on your iPhone.

How to see the amount of iCloud storage each family member is using

iCloud Storage Family Plan Usage on iPhone

If you and your family are sharing iCloud storage, then it’s a good idea to check now and then to see how much is being used. For instance, you may have opted for the Apple One Family or Premier plan with shared storage among its other offerings.

Here, we’ll show you how to see the amount of iCloud storage everyone in your Family Sharing group is using. This way, if you’re getting close to the limit, you can make some changes or look into purchasing additional storage.

You have a few convenient places to check out your Family Sharing iCloud storage usage. So no matter which device you’re using at the time, you can easily see who’s using how much. Just make sure you’re logged in with the correct Apple ID for your Family Sharing group.

How to see your serial number, firmware version, and storage on Kindle

Holding a Kindle Paperwhite

If you own a Kindle Paperwhite, there may come a time when you want information about the device. Whether you need to troubleshoot a problem, want to see if you have the latest firmware, or simply want to know how much space you have left, it’s easier than you might think.

Here, we’ll show you how to find your serial number, firmware version, and available space on Kindle Paperwhite.