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Manage Storage - iCloud
iCloud gives you 5.0 GB of free storage, but you may quickly exceed that. You have the option to purchase more storage, or manage the data that is stored in iCloud. 
Quick Links to sections in this article:
From Device       From Computer 

From Device

Step 1:Open the Settings on your device. 
Open Settings

Step 2:Select iCloud
Select iCloud

Step 3:Scroll down and tap Storage & Backup.
Storage & Backup

Step 4:You will see the storage you have available and the option to buy more. Tap Manage Storage to see what data is stored in iCloud. 
Tap Manage Storage

Step 5:The device backups are listed first. This is usually what consumes the most space, as it includes everything on your device that you choose to include in the daily backup. Tap on the name of the device you are currently using to manage the backup options. 
Device Backups

Step 6:You can choose to exclude certain app data from the backup by toggling them off (most are automatically backed up after you install them). This will open more space in your storage, but turning any app backup off can result in that app's data loss if anything happens to your device. 
Choose App Data to Back Up

Step 7:Press Back to return to the Manage Storage screen. 
Press Back

Step 8:Documents & Data are listed next. Select any App to delete its data. 
Tap Documents & Data

Step 9:On the App Info screen, tap Edit in the upper right corner. 
Tap Edit

Step 10:Select which information to delete, if there is more than one piece, or tap Delete All
Delete Data

Step 11:Press Back to return to the Manage Storage screen. 
Press Back

Step 12:Mail is listed next. You will see how much space the Mail app is occupying, but you must delete messages in the Mail app to free any space. 
Mail


From Computer

Step 1:Open the iCloud Control Panel. 
iCloud Control Panel

Step 2:In the iCloud Storage section, click Manage...
Manage...

Step 3:Choose Backups on the left to view the backup storage. You will be able to see the amount of storage that the backup(s) take, but you will have to manage the individual app storage from the device itself. 
Backups

Step 4:To delete a backup, select it from the list and click Delete
Delete Backup

Step 5:You may see the amount of space that Mail occupies, but you must manage the mail storage from the device. 
Mail

Step 6:Documents & Data are listed next. Select an app to view and delete its data. To delete a data file, select it from the list and click Delete
Documents & Data

Step 7:
Click Done when you are finished. 
Click Done

Adapted from:
http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4847


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