Is your Apple iCloud storage full? Here’s how to free up space

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Apple’s iCloud service is one of the best cloud storage products around – no wonder when it’s included alongside your Apple ID.

By default, Apple gives every user 5GB of cloud storage for syncing, storage and backups – but that capacity is linked to your Apple ID rather than individual devices. That means you’ve got to share that 5GB across all of your devices. If you own any combination of Apple desktop, laptop, iPhone or iPad then you could soon find that your iCloud Drive becomes uncomfortably cramped.

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Mike Jennings

Mike is a freelance journalist who has been writing professionally about technology since 2007. His articles have appeared in Tech Radar, Wired, PC Advisor, IT Pro, Custom PC, The Inquirer, Stuff and many more. He specialises in reviewing computer systems and testing the latest computer accessories, and he has a thorough level of expertise in consumer electronics.