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This screenshot shows that there is 57+GB used on my iPhone.

However looking through the list and adding up the values comes to a maximum of 10GB (and that's an overestimation).

So, where is the other 40+ GB?

I have been deleting apps recently to try and clear space but every couple days it tells me the iPhone is running low on storage.

I feel like this is some sort of bug or something because I really don't know where the rest of the space is?

marked as duplicate by Jaime Santa Cruz, Tetsujin, fsb, IconDaemon, Ɱark Ƭ Nov 23 '16 at 21:13

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  • @JaimeSantaCruz true it may be a duplicate but it appears that question doesn't have an accepted answer. – Fogmeister Nov 23 '16 at 13:58
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    The answer is probably there, it's just that the OP didn't bother to accept one or, if they didn't find one of the answers acceptable, ask follow-up questions. – fsb Nov 23 '16 at 15:34
  • @fsb the likelihood of getting any response beyond "why did you revive this old, out of date question" is very low when adding comments to a 3-year-old question. As it turns out the last paragraph of the lowest voted question is 1. still relevant and 2. what I actually did. But hardly useful. Oh well. – Fogmeister Nov 23 '16 at 15:48
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    You have the option to add a bounty to that question. For this site, that's how you get attention to questions with no accepted answers. I would recommend you look into that. – fsb Nov 23 '16 at 16:00
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If you can't find it from Storage Manager, I think it's some kinds of bugs or lags.

Have you tried to reset the settings? Sometimes, it might help.

  • I've been thinking of backing it up and doing a factory reset. Just worried that this erroneous data might also be backed up. Haha! Thanks, will give that a go today. – Fogmeister Nov 23 '16 at 8:49
  • OK, that seems to have worked. Thanks. I now have 54GB of free space :D Just to note. I did the "Erase all content and reset settings". – Fogmeister Nov 23 '16 at 10:27

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