How Much Space is Email Using on My iPhone?

Last updated on May 11th, 2023 at 12:51 pm

The apps, music and movies that you have on your iPhone all take up a varying amount of space, which means that eventually you will need to delete some things to make room for new apps and files. But if you have been wondering if the email in your Mail app is taking up space, then the answer to that question is “yes.”

Depending upon the volume of email that you receive, it can actually be taking up a significant amount of space on the device. Our guide below will show you how you can check the total amount of storage space that is being used on your iPhone by the Mail app.


Check the Storage Space Being Used By Mail On Your iPhone

The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 5, in iOS 8. Additionally, these steps will show you how to check the storage space being used by the Mail app. If you are using another app to check your email on your iPhone, then you will need to find that app instead in the final step of this guide.


Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.

open the general menu



Step 3: Select the Usage option.

select the usage option



Step 4: Touch the Manage Storage button under the Storage section of the screen.

touch the manage storage button



Step 5: Locate the Mail option. The number to the right of it is the amount of space being used by the app.

find the amount of storage used by mail app



If you are out of space on your iPhone and want to add a new song, movie or app, then you will need to delete some stuff. This guide will show you how to delete various items from your iPhone.

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