Documents & Data: A mysterious black hole of data storage in iOS

I’ve got a 64GB iPhone SE; you know, the one that has a capacity of 55.21GB. (The old “my bits aren’t the same as your bits” marketing trick.) On my phone, I have a bunch of apps, and a fair amount of music. I’ve already mentioned how iTunes and my iPhone show different amounts of free space, and today, iTunes shows me that I have 5.34GB free, and the iPhone says 3.53GB.

But there’s also a lot of space used for Documents & Data, though I don’t know what takes up nearly 7GB. I want to free up some space on my phone to copy some videos, but it’s hard to know how to reclaim space (other than deleting music). Ignoring the infuriating inconsistency of the iTunes/iPhone free space numbers, I thought I would try to delete some Documents & Data. The problem is, I can’t find those 7GB.

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