Videos are one of the most important things that require a lot of storage space on your iPhone or iPad. If you constantly download the videos, you will have no storage space on your iPhone or iPad in one day. It’s a good idea to keep removing the downloaded videos to free up space. In my experience, your device will provide optimal performance and battery life if you have more space on your iOS device.
A real-life example is that when you download the Apple Fitness + or Netflix videos to your iPhone or iPad, it will fill your device’s storage and you may see a message like ‘Your device’s storage is full. ‘But, you do not have to worry about it; you can free up storage space by deleting any unwanted videos that you have stored on your device. In this tutorial you will learn how to delete the downloaded videos on your iPhone or iPad.
Delete downloaded videos on your iPhone or iPad
- Open the Settings app on your iOS device.
- Tap General and then tap “iPhone / iPad storage.”
- Allow it to calculate the storage of the device. Once done, tap “Check Downloaded Videos” under the Recommendations section.
PLEASE NOTE: This option is only available if you have downloaded the videos from Netflix, Fitness + or other similar sources.
- Delete one by one: On the next screen you will see the list of videos you have downloaded. Simply swipe on any video you want to delete and then tap the Delete button.
Delete multiple: If you want to delete multiple videos at once, simply tap the Edit button in the upper right corner of the screen, then tap the red minus buttons next to the videos you no longer need, then tap Done.
If you want to save more space and learn more ways to free up storage space on your iPhone or iPad. You can remove the iOS update installation files downloaded in the background and take up storage space on your device. You can also remove it, see how to remove the installation file of iOS updates from the device.