How to Find Storage Capacity on iPhone

If you are buying or selling a used iPhone, it’s helpful to identify how much storage space it has. It’s easy to find out how much data your iPhone can hold.

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RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
June 30, 2022

If you are buying or selling a used iPhone, it’s helpful to identify how much storage space it has. It’s easy to find out how much data your iPhone can hold. Let’s find out.

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First, open the Settings app on your iPhone by tapping the Gear icon, usually found on your Home Screen. Refer to the below image:

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Accessing Settings

Next, in Settings, tap General. See the below image:

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Accessing General option

Now, in General, select About. See the following image:

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Accessing About option

Next, in About, scroll down and locate the entry labeled Capacity. Beside it, you will see your iPhone’s maximum storage capacity listed. For example, you will see 64 GB for a 64 GB model or 128 GB for an iPhone that can store 128 GB of data. Refer to the below image:

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Your Capacity

Now, if you would like more detail on how your storage is being used, tap General in the upper left-hand corner of your screen to go back one menu. See the below image:

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Go back one screen

Next, in General, select iPhone Storage. See the following image:

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Selecting the iPhone Storage option

Now, under iPhone Storage, you will see the capacity of the iPhone listed in a phrase such as “50.3 GB of 128 GB Used.” You will also see a breakdown of how that storage space is being utilized. Refer to the below image:

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Viewing your iPhone storage usage

Next, in that menu, you can review which apps take up the most space and even delete them if necessary.

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I am Raymond Oglesby, an Information Technology (IT) specialist with 30 years in the field. I have taught Microsoft Applications and troubleshot computers in 15 countries and many States. My career was focused on mainframes and desktops from application development to implementation. I have written hundreds of programs for various architectures. I decided to start a blog to share my knowledge and experiences with you. I plan on updating this blog at least twice a week about smart phone apps to Windows. Please feel free to leave a Comment or Tweet. I would love to hear from you. Do you have a computer tech question? I will do my best to answer your inquiry. Please mention the app and version that you are using. To help me out, you can send screenshots of your data related to your question.

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