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    Default What exactly is "Other" in the storage on our phones?

    Obviously I know what "Apps" "Audio" and "Pics" are but in iTunes, at the bottom, what all is stored in the "Other" section?

    I have close to 1GB and I have no clue what it even consists of.
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    Default Re: What exactly is "Other" in the storage on our phones?

    Quote Originally Posted by 0pusX View Post
    Obviously I know what "Apps" "Audio" and "Pics" are but in iTunes, at the bottom, what all is stored in the "Other" section?

    I have close to 1GB and I have no clue what it even consists of.
    Anything that doesn’t fall into the categories listed (apps, music, video, photos) ... it’s made up of stuff like contacts, messages, email, app data, game data...
    Last edited by Fausty82; 11-21-2012 at 12:18 AM.
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    Default What exactly is "Other" in the storage on our phones?

    Quote Originally Posted by 0pusX View Post
    Obviously I know what "Apps" "Audio" and "Pics" are but in iTunes, at the bottom, what all is stored in the "Other" section?

    I have close to 1GB and I have no clue what it even consists of.
    What he said plus if you jb that can make it grow fast too
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    Default Re: What exactly is "Other" in the storage on our phones?

    I had the same question earlier today too. Thanks for answering!
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    Default What exactly is "Other" in the storage on our phones?

    Thanks everyone!!
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    Default Re: What exactly is "Other" in the storage on our phones?

    its usually all cydia and jailbreak stuff. its not categorized by apple but it still takes up space so its just referred to as other. if you use your iphone as flash drive by storing stuff with ssh in it they count towards that too.

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