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How to clean up your iCloud account

Cleaning up your iCloud account can help you optimize storage space and organize your data more efficiently. Here are some steps to clean up your iCloud account:
  1. Check iCloud Storage: Start by checking how much storage space you are using and what data is taking up the most space. You can do this on your iOS device by going to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud > Manage Storage.
  2. Delete Unnecessary Files: Remove any unnecessary files, documents, photos, or videos that you no longer need. You can do this by going to the respective apps (e.g., Photos, Files) on your device and selecting and deleting the unwanted items.
  3. Review iCloud Backup: Check your iCloud backup settings to see what data is being backed up. You can manage this by going to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud > iCloud Backup. Disable backup for apps or data that you don’t need to save space.
  4. Manage iCloud Photos: If you use iCloud Photos, review your photo library and delete any duplicates, blurry photos, or videos you no longer want. You can also use the “Recently Deleted” album to permanently delete items.
  5. Clear Deleted Items: Make sure to empty the recently deleted items in various apps like Photos, Notes, or Files to free up additional space.
  6. Manage Mail and Attachments: Clear out old emails, attachments, and unnecessary files from your iCloud Mail account to reduce clutter and free up space.
  7. Optimize iCloud Drive: Sort through your iCloud Drive files and delete any old or unnecessary documents. You can also organize files into folders to better structure your data.
  8. Review App Data: Check which apps are using iCloud storage for data syncing and remove any apps that you no longer use or need to sync to iCloud.
  9. Upgrade Storage: If you find that you consistently run out of space, consider upgrading your iCloud storage plan for more capacity.

By following these steps and regularly maintaining your iCloud account, you can keep your data organized, optimize storage space, and ensure that your iCloud account remains efficient and clutter-free.