Where is the data and documents on my iPhone?

Where is the data and documents on my iPhone?

Documents and Data

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down to General.
  3. Select iPhone Storage.

How do I clear my iPhone documents and data?

Open the Settings app on your iPhone. Scroll down until you see the entry for Safari. Scroll down again and tap Clear History and Website Data. Confirm by selecting Clear History and Data.

What happens if I delete documents and data on iPhone?

You can clear app data and documents and free up storage space on iPhone or iPad directly through your iPhone’s Settings. Delete ‘Document and Data’ on the iPhone by deleting the app, i.e., uninstalling. This will also delete all the unnecessary app data, including cache, cookies, and temp files stored on iPhone.

What is documents and data on iCloud?

Apple’s iCloud Documents & Data is a system that automatically synchronizes data from different apps and makes it available across all devices. Confusingly, it’s separate to the “Documents & Desktop” iCloud service that makes your documents folder and Mac desktop available, and it’s different to iCloud Drive.

What is documents and sync on iPhone?

Syncing Documents & Data with iCloud allows apps to store information in your iCloud account. The amount of the data can range from iWork documents down to a few characters of text in a key (settings, small strings of text).

How do I delete documents and data from iCloud drive?


  1. From your iPad or computer, sign in to iCloud.com.
  2. Tap the iCloud Drive app.
  3. Select the files that you want to delete, then tap Delete .
  4. Open the iCloud Drive folder and tap Recently Deleted.
  5. Select the folders or files that you want to delete.
  6. Tap Delete.

Why do I have so much Documents and Data on my iPhone?

When you check the storage on iPhone 8 or other iOS devices by going to “Settings > General > Storage > Manage Storage”, you may find some large apps. And if you continually tap into one of these apps, you may find the huge “Documents & Data” items are the culprits eating the limited room on your device.

What happens if I delete Documents and Data from iCloud?

You can delete files you no longer want to store in iCloud Drive. Important: When you delete a file from iCloud Drive on iCloud.com, it’s also deleted from all your devices that have iCloud Drive turned on.

Why do I have so much documents and Data on my iPhone?

How do you delete documents and Data from iCloud?

Step 1: On your Mac, go to  > System Preferences > iCloud. Step 2: Click on Manage in the lower right corner. Step 3: Select an app from the left column. Step 4: Click on Delete Documents and Data, then click on Delete to confirm.

How do I stop syncing my data?

Open Settings on your iOS device. Scroll down to iCloud and tap on it. Find Documents & Data and tap on it. Toggle the Use Cellular switch to off if you would prefer your iCloud-enabled apps not use your data plan to sync across bits and pieces of information.

How do I stop system services using data?

In this article

  1. For Android:
  2. Go into ‘Settings’.
  3. Turn off ‘Mobile/Cellular data’.
  4. Here are some steps to restrict background data usage:
  5. You can set the Android system to restrict background data usage in Settings > Data usage > Turn on Data Saver.
  6. Select ‘Data saver’.
  7. Turn Data Saver on.
  8. For iOS.


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