What Should I Do If Not Enough Storage to Update iOS 17

I'm going to update my iPhone 13 to iOS 17, but it persistently shows that there is insufficient room on the disc. Still, the snapshot makes it quite evident that my iPhone has enough capacity. What can I do to fix not enough storage to update iOS 17?

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Sofia Albert· Answered on Mar 29, 2024

The issue of 'not enough storage to update iOS' occurs due to insufficient storage space on your iPhone. It usually requires large storage space to download and install new iOS system files. If there is insufficient storage space on the iPhone, the update process fails with this error message.

To fix not enough storage to update iOS 17/16, follow the simple fixes:

  • Clean up device storage: Delete unnecessary apps, photos, videos, or other files to free up enough storage space.
  • Use cloud service: Use iCloud or other third-party cloud storage services to store photos, videos, and files in the cloud to free up storage space on your iPhone.
  • Use external storage: Transfer your files to an external storage.
  • Update iOS with iTunes: Use iTunes to update your iOS 16/17.

To better manage the storage on your iPhone, you'd better apply a professional iOS tool, such as EaseUS MobiMover. This software can help you free up your iPhone storage in many ways:

  • Back up your iPhone to a computer in one click
  • Transfer data from your iPhone to another device seamlessly
  • Delete unnecessary apps and other files from your iPhone

EaseUS MobiMove provides comprehensive solutions to free up storage on your iPhone. If you want to know how to back up iPhone to computer, follow the steps:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2. Tap the "Backup Manager" > "Backup" mode.

Step 3. Click the data type you wish to back up.

Step 4. Set the destination on your computer to save the backup.

Step 5. Click "One-Click Backup" to start the backup process.

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