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iPhone users here's how to maximize your storage!

How many times have you gone to take a cracking selfie to be told you don't have enough space?

Well not anymore! Here are 12 iPhone hacks to maximise your storage!

1. Find out which apps are hogging the most space

Did you know you can see which apps are taking up the most space in just a couple of taps?

Head to Settings > General > Usage, and then click Manage Storage. You'll then see the greediest apps and can figure out if any need deleting.

2. Delete apps you don't use

On a related note, if you're one for downloading apps and games and getting bored after five minutes, make sure they're not still clogging up your phone's storage.

3. Be choosy with your music

Be real - how many songs do you actually listen to regularly?

Delete the ones you don't listen to by swiping right to left on any song, and consider paying the Dh20 a month for Apple Music so you can stream and never worry about using up space again!

That, or get an iPod!

4. Optimize your phone storage

iOS 8 and up, gives you the ability to store lower resolution 'optimized' versions of photos and videos on your iPhone, while uploading the full resolution versions to your iCloud account.

Simply go to Settings > Photos & camera > Optimize phone storage, and you'll never have to panic-delete photos again.

5. Delete those zillions of texts

Sentimental types, brace yourselves. You're not helping anyone by hoarding all those texts on your phone.

In iOS 8 and up, you can change your settings to automatically delete read texts after a month (instead of the auto setting 'forever'), which will prevent iMessage causing you storage problems in the future.

6. Back up your photos and documents

Whether you upload your content directly onto your laptop via a USB, or use an app like Dropbox to store it online, getting your photos, videos and documents OFF your phone is the undisputed fastest way to up your storage.

7. Don't keep both photos when using HDR

If you use HDR mode to capture better photos, be aware that it is automatically set to save both versions of the image.

Go to Settings > Photos & Camera and deselect Keep Normal Photo to make sure you're not doubling up on the same snaps.

8. Clear your browser history

Yes, it's a bit of an effort logging into your regular sites again, but you'd be amazed at how much memory your browser history takes up.

Simply head to Settings > Safari > and tap on Clear Cookies.

9. Stop saving your Instagrams automatically

If you're a frequent Instagrammer, you might be surprised by how much space your duplicated Instagram snaps are taking up.

Go into your settings and make sure you switch the 'Save Original Photo' toggle to off.

10. Stop saving Whatsapp pictures automatically

Unless you turn this off, your phone will automatically save every picture you get sent via Whatsapp.

Go to WhatsApp > Menu Button > Settings > Chat settings > Media auto-download or turn off save incoming media.