With only up to 32GB of total storage built in, you need to efficiently manage your Apple Watch storage to make sure the smartwatch doesn’t run out of space. While not many people like to store photos on Apple Watch, some of us like to sync photos to get the most out of Photo Watch Face, which automatically cycles through selected images. To prevent images from taking up space, watchOS provides an elegant way to intelligently manage photo storage. Follow along to discover how this thoughtful Apple Watch storage management feature works!
Manage Apple Watch Photo Storage Using the Watch App on iPhone
For better photo storage management on Apple Watch, watchOS allows you to set photo limit. For example, you can choose to restrict the smartwatch to only store 25 images, especially if you are on older models, I think this should be the preferred option. The Apple Watch Series 4 comes with 16GB of storage and the Series 3 GPS model only has 8GB of storage.
You only get 32GB of storage with the newer Apple Watch Series 5, Series 6, and Apple Watch SE. So, depending on your Apple Watch model, you should choose the number of images you want on your Watch.
- start watch app on your paired iPhone.
2. Tap now. my watch tab in the lower left corner of the screen.
3. Then scroll down and Photos option.
4. Under the Photo Storage section, tap . Photo Border choice.
5. You have four options to choose from on this screen: 25 Photos, 100 Photos, 250 Photos and 500 Photos. I would recommend going with the lowest option for better storage management. Select it and then exit the setting.
Free up Apple Watch Photo Storage to Keep Clutter Out
So, this is how you can get the control you want of Apple Watch photo storage. Considering how valuable storage is, you should only allow a limited number of images to be stored per hour. A clogged storage tends to create many problems like unexpected slowness, random system crash and fast battery drain. Therefore, you should ensure that unnecessary applications and junk files do not accumulate to cause problems.