How to Check the Available Storage Space on an iPhone SE

The iPhone SE is a terrific iPhone model that is a convenient blend of power and affordability. But it suffers from the same problem that most smartphones do; the limited amount of device storage space can get filled very quickly, leading to messages or notifications that you are almost out of space.

You can view the available storage space on your iPhone SE at any time by finding the menu that displays that information. Our tutorial below will help you navigate to the storage menu so that you can see how much space you are currently using, as well as how much space is left.

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How Much Memory is Left on My iPhone SE?

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone SE using the iOS 10.3.2. operating system. Note that you will not have full access to the entire capacity of the iPhone’s hard drive. For example, if you have a 32 GB iPhone SE, about 3.5 GB of that space is used for the operating system and associated system files. You will only be able to install apps and download files to the remaining 28 GB of space that is left.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

open the settings menu

Step 2: Select the General option.

open the general menu

Step 3: Touch the Storage & iCloud Usage button.

check available storage on iphone se

Step 4: Find the available storage space listed next to “Available” under the “Storage” section on this menu. In the image below I have 21.75 GB of available storage space on my device.

how much storage space on iphone se

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Now that you know how to check the available storage space on an iPhone SE, you can use this information to more easily control whether or not you have room for new apps or media files.

If you don’t have enough room on your iPhone to install a new app, or to install an iOS update, then it might be time to start deleting stuff. Our guide to freeing up iPhone storage can show you how to do this by deleting old apps and files that are needlessly taking up your storage.

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