iCloud storage service by Apple devices offers many functions to secure your content. It provides automatic sync with all other devices of users that securely locate the user’s data. People stack up to their iCloud mostly by photos, videos, contacts, calendars, files, notes, etc. The best part of iCloud is that it is absolutely free of cost to use the ultimate iCloud storage. But when the storage runs out of space it is an obvious situation to clear your data and manage the storage capacity on your device.
We may not realize it in our day-to-day hectic routine to manage these storage issues but it reminds us automatically with a pop-up message. In this situation, either you can clear or free up space or else buy more storage plans. Let’s check out all possible ways to get back your precious storage quickly with the help of this guide that reveals the best methods to clear iCloud storage.
Delete Large Files from iCloud [Website]
This is the best way to get more space easily you can delete it by using iCloud Drive manager to see which files are taking up more space. This is the foremost way to clear iCloud storage.
 Open the iCloud Website iCloud.com on any browser.
 Log in to your iCloud account by entering your Apple ID.
 Click iCloud Drive.
 Select the file or folder you want to remove from the iCloud storage.
 Click on the Delete/Trash can icon. With this action, the selected items will be immediately deleted.
[IMPORTANT NOTE: Suppose you’ve deleted any items by mistake and you want it back then go to the bottom right corner of the window and click on Recently Deleted where you can recover your deleted items.]
Delete App Backups [iPad/iPhone]
As it offers minimal 5GB storage you can better remove unwanted files, photos, videos, etc, or upgrade your storage by purchasing a storage plan. You can remove unwanted backups which take up lots of space.
 Launch the Settings app on your device.
 Click on your name then tap on the iCloud.
 Select the Manage Storage section.
 Tap on the Backups option beneath.
 Choose one of the devices that have been listed beneath.
 Select the apps that have taken the huge space under the Choose Data to Back Up Section.
 Toggle off the backup feature by swiping the button to the left.
 Repeat this process for other apps also from the respective devices.
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Delete Messages/Large Attachments [iPad/iPhone]
Deleting messages with their large attachments can give you lots of space on your iCloud storage which is backed up by your phone.
 Click on the Messages app.
 Find and locate the conversation which contains large attachments.
 Click on the person’s name and then click on Info.
 Scroll down to see all data by clicking See All option.
 Tap on the Select button at the top of the screen.
 Choose each photo you wish to delete then hit the Delete button.
 Repeat this process for the text thread you wish to remove.
How to Delete Voice Memos from iCloud
Voice Memos from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are stored in your iCloud account either you can transfer them to your computer or delete it from taking up the space.
 Open the Voice Memos app on your device.
 Click on the Edit link at the top right corner.
 Tap on the circles next to voice records/memos you wish to remove.
 Click on the Trash can icon.
 Go back to the main voice memo screen and click on the Recently Deleted option.
 Tap on the Edit icon again.
 Hover to the bottom right of the screen and tap on the Delete All link.
Delete Files from iCloud
 Open the Files app on your device.
 Click the Browse tab then hover to the top right corner of the screen.
 Click on the three horizontal dots (More) icon.
 Tap on the Select option.
 Select the files and folders by tapping on them.
 Hit the Trash can icon.
 To delete the whole file or folder content tap on the Browse > Recently Deleted > More > Select > Delete.
How to Delete Mails from iCloud
Usually, mail takes up lots of space in storage. Many times the mail, photos, files, and folders are the main items that stack up the storage space so delete the unwanted junk mail and maintain storage capacity.
 Launch the Mail app.
 Swipe left you’ll see options.
 Select the Trash icon.
 When you can’t able to see the trash icon by swiping left click on the More icon.
 Click on the Trash Message.
 If you want to clear the space immediately then go back to the mailboxes page.
 Select the Trash section.
 Hover to the top right corner and then click on the Edit icon.
 Tap on the Select All link.
 Hit the Delete link to remove it permanently from your phone.
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Tap your Apple ID and choose iCloud > Manage Storage > Select Family Usage. It includes 50GB, 200GB, or 2TB of iCloud storage also features like iCloud Private Relay, Hide My Email, and HomeKit Secure Video support.
Open iCloud > Storage > Backup from the items listed > Choose one of the device backups > Delete.
Check your storage space > Delete old backups > Change backup settings.