System Taking Up Too Much Space on macOS High Sierra? Here’s the solution


Many Mac users have a question that what is High Sierra storage size. Because it takes so much space on Mac. They don’t know how to clear system storage. Here I am going to tell you how to check which takes most of the space on Mac and how to clear system storage.
Solution 1: Check storage in Safe and Normal Mode
Step 1: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode.

  1. Press and hold the Shift Key. You can see the Apple Logo on the Screen.
  2. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  3. Enter your User Name & Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.

Step 2: Check the storage in Safe Mode

  1. Go to Apple Menu->About This Mac->Storage. In safe mode, your system will show accurate usage and remaining space.
  2. Tap “Manage”. Now you can see how much storage each app using.high sierra storage size

Step 3: Restart your mac in Normal Mode.
Step 4: Try a step 2 and check the storage.
Solution 2: Turn off (disable)TimeMachine
Turn off TimeMachine and then restart your Mac. This action will erase all cache files. Now check the storage.
How to free up Space on Mac?

  1. Go to Users->your User Name->Library->Application Support->Adobe->Common >Media Cache Files. Delete everything in cache folder.
  2. Delete everything in the Trash folder.
  3. Delete the apps that you are not using for long.
  4. Download OmniDiskSweeper. It will show which one takes most of the space on your mac. Find and delete that folder.
  5. Delete old TimeMachine backups.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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