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So, in the last few days I have noticed my memory fills up out of nowhere. I figured initially that I had reached my limit with photos and apps and what not. So I deleted 5 GB worth of apps and pictures and useless stuff I could live without. Now, every time I delete something, I have the space show "available" in the settings only to be full in the next 4 hours. It also says I have 563 photos and I have zero saved to iCloud or on the phone it self. I uploaded them to "Box" and wiped out almost everything on my phone.......... except my jailbreak. Any suggestions as to what can fill up 5 GB worth of space in hours when I am not even using the phone?

asked 30 Apr '14, 00:05

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Hello, check to see how much "other" stuff you have on your iPhone by checking iTunes on your PC or Mac. Also have you installed anything from non native repositories? Unverified repositories often play host to malicious software installing strange spyware and so forth to your device.


answered 30 Apr '14, 00:12

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JuergenWest ♦

Hello, thank you for the response. I do have stuff installed from non native repositories. But, I have not added or changed any tweaks or repo's for almost a month now. I've only installed cydia updates when asked. I am at work right now, but when I get home I will check to see what "other" stuff I have I have through iTunes. So, it's basically a guessing game till I can get to my laptop. If some malicious software were to have been installed somehow someway, how would I go about checking where it is stored and the process of removal.

(30 Apr '14, 00:41) SJSharks SJSharks's gravatar image

Download iCleaner,select everything except "Cydia Sources" and press Clean.Your storage should go back to normal


answered 30 Apr '14, 09:35

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King Shoot

Last I selected the unused dependencies option, several tweaks didn't work again until restored. Just tried again to see what it will do. ;-)

(30 Apr '14, 15:45) JuergenWest ♦ JuergenWest's gravatar image

If you dont disable the .dylib of any tweak,they should be fine after a cleanup with Unused Dependencies enabled

(01 May '14, 04:52) King Shoot King%20Shoot's gravatar image
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Asked: 30 Apr '14, 00:05

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