I didn't have any space left on iCloud so I went to check what's going on there. I saw that my iPhone was taking up a lot of storage. My storage for pictures was still 7gb even after I deleted all of my pictures. I'm not even sharing any pictures and I also deleted all of my recently deleted pictures. All of them. Why is it still showing me under "usage" that I have 7gbs? I'm not able to backup my phone because I apparently I don't have any space when really I don't have 7gbs of pictures.

closed as too broad by bmike Nov 16 '15 at 18:55

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  • Welcome to Ask Different. Pictures can be stored in many application bundles. Could you upload a screen shot of what specifically you are looking at to measure the 7 GB? Also, are you just looking to do a backup or are you looking to prune the storage itself. We like to have one question per question so that a good answer to each can be identified with the check mark. If you need both, edit this to clearly ask one question and go ahead and How to Ask the second question on the site. – bmike Nov 16 '15 at 18:55
  • I had the same problem and this solved it for me: apple.stackexchange.com/a/179746/153510 – Revetahw Dec 5 '16 at 6:26

Make sure to look in the recently deleted album. They stay there for 30 days unless you go in there and delete them permanently.

  • I did I did. I deleted everything that has to do with my pictures. Also there is no sharing and nothing is being shared. Thanks though – Mickey M Nov 16 '15 at 19:01

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