To read the first and second parts of this guide, click here: Part 1, Part 2.

In the last part, we dealt with syncing data with iCloud, role of third party apps and setting up a keychain account. Let’s start with this part:

How to Change your iCloud Email Aliases?

Follow the given steps to change or add an email address to your iCloud account:

  1. Open Settings on your phone and tap on your Apple ID.
  2. Tap on Cloud and scroll down to the bottom of the screen and then tap on Mail.
  3. You will see a number of email address under ALLOW SENDING FROM. With the help of given buttons, choose the email address you want to keep.

How to delete files on iCloud?

Now, answer to this question will cover the major part of this guide. Apple gives 5 GB of storage to all the users. There is no doubt that 5 GB is not enough space, so you might need to delete files from your iCloud storage on a regular basis.

Here is how you can free up more space:

Method 1: Clearing up Image Library

Well, the Photos app has a number of folders that you should check for clearing up space on your iCloud.

First, go through your recent clicks. Delete all such extra photos and videos that are of no use to you. You can delete photos, selfies, videos, slo-mo, time lapse, screenshots and bursts and panoramas to clear up space on your iCloud storage.

Second, go to Recently Deleted folder. You can also select all files and delete them by just one tap to clear up a major portion of storage immediately.

Method 2: Deleting your Old device backups

If you have been using your iPhone for a while know, there are chances that there will be device backups in your iCloud storage. If you are wondering how these backups got there without your knowledge, then the answer is simple. Apart from storing your photos and videos, iCloud has also been designed to store your backups. This is how you can delete these backups:

  1. Open Settings, tap on your Apple ID and then open iCloud.
  2. Tap on Storage and then tap on Manage Storage.

  3. You will see a number of devices associated with your Apple ID under Backups.
  4. Tap on Delete Backup and then tap on Turn-off & Delete when prompted.

So, this was our third and the last part of our guide on managing your iCloud storage. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a text.

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