Complete Guide on How to Clean Up iPhone in 2019

Sep 17,2019 • Filed to: Erase iPhone • Proven solutions

Is your iPhone continuously saying “Storage Almost Full” to you? Due to insufficient space on your iPhone, you will not be able to capture a photo or install a new app. Thus, it’s time to clean up your iPhone to make some space available on your device for new files and data.

Before you start cleaning up your device, you need to know first what eats up your device storage. Well, high-def photos, high-quality apps, and games, your device’s storage becomes full in no time. Even iOS users with 64 GB storage can end up facing storage problem on their device. Having a lot of pictures, offline movies, tons of apps and junk files are the main reasons why you encounter insufficient storage on your iPhone.

However, to have a clear idea about what exactly is eating up your device storage, you need to just open Settings>General>iPhone storage. Here, you will get to know how much space is available and what types of data –photos, media, or apps are eating up your storage.

Part 1: Clean up iPhone by uninstalling useless apps

Even though default apps on your iPhone help to make your device function better, you don’t use them at all and they are only eating up your precious storage. The good news is that Apple has made quite easier for users to delete default apps on the iPhone with the release of iOS 13.

But, what if your iPhone is running below iOS 12? Don’t be panic as dr.fone-Erase (iOS) can help you to delete useless apps, which include default ones too on your iPhone with ease. Deleting unwanted apps on the iOS device using this tool is quite easy and click-through process. The best part of the tool is that it provides support for all iOS version and iPhone models.

To learn how to clean up app(s) that you don’t use on your iPhone, just download dr.fone-Erase (iOS) on your computer and then, follow the below guide:

Step 1:To start with, install and launch dr.fone on your computer. Then, connect your device to the computer using a digital cable and next, choose “Erase” module.

clean up my phone - install drfone

Step 2: After that, tap on “Erase Application” option from the main interface of “Free Up Space”.

clean up my phone - uninstall apps

Step 3: Here, choose all the apps you want to delete and then, click on the “Uninstall” button. In a while, selected apps will be deleted from your device.

clean up my phone - confirm to uninstall

Part 2: Clean up the iPhone by deleting useless messages, video, photos, etc.

Another way to clean up iDevice is by simply deleting useless media files such as photos, videos, messages, documents, etc. Luckily, dr.fone-Erase (iOS) has Erase Private data function that can help you to delete useless media files and data on your iPhone with ease. This function will erase useless files etc permanently from your device.

To learn how to clean up phone by erasing useless photos, videos, etc, simply run dr.fone software on your computer and then, follow the below steps:

Step 1: Select Erase from the software main interface and then, you need to choose “Erase Private Data” to delete unwanted files.

clean up iphone storage - erase selectively

Step 2: Here, you can choose file types you want to delete and then, click on “Start” button to begin with scan process to look for useless files on the iPhone.

clean up iphone storage - start erasing

Step 3:In a while, the software will display scanned results. You can preview the data and select the desired files you want to delete. Finally, click the “Erase” button.

clean up iphone storage - select file types

That’s how you clean up iPhone photos, videos and other files that are useless. Give a try to dr.fone-Erase (iOS) yourself and you will get to know how efficient it is when it comes to cleaning iPhone.

Part 3: Clean up the iPhone by reducing photo size

There is no doubt that photos are one of the most storage eaters on your iOS device. Thus, you can reduce the file size of photos in order to make some space on your iPhone. Now, the main concern is how to compress photos size? Well, dr.fone-Erase (iOS) can help you in that too.

Follow the below steps on how to clean up iPhone storage by compressing photos size:

Step 1: Run dr.fone software on your iPhone and choose “Erase”. Next, select “Organize Photos” from the main window of the “Free Up Space”.

clean up iphone storage - erase photos

Step 2: Here, you will get two options for picture management and you need to choose the option that saying “compress the photos losslessly”.

clean up iphone storage - compress photo size

Step 3: Once the pictures are detected and showed, choose a date. Then, choose the ones you need to compress and tap on “Start” button to reduce the file size of selected photos.

clean up iphone storage - select the date

Part 4: Clean up iPhone by erasing junk and large files

If you don’t have a habit of deleting junk files, then you can probably encounter insufficient storage problem on your iPhone. The good news is that dr.fone-Erase (iOS) can also help you to easily get rid of junk and large files on your iOS device.

Follow the below steps on how to clean up the iPhone by deleting junk and large files:

Step 1: Run dr.fone on your computer and select the Erase option. Here, go to the Free Up Space and here, tap on “Erase Junk File” to erase junk files.

clean up your iphone by removing junk

Note: To erase large files on your iPhone, you need to choose Erase Large files instead of Erase Junk Files option.

Step 2: Now, the software will scan and show all the junk files that are hidden in your device.

clean up your iphone by scanning

Step 3: Finally, you need to choose all or those junk files you want to erase and click on the “Clean” button to delete the chosen junk files from your device.

clean up your iphone - confirm to erase

Conclusion

We hope that this guide helps you to learn how to clean up iPhone storage. As you can now see that dr.fone-Erase (iOS) is an all-in-one solution to free up space on an iOS device. This tool comes with all features that you need to clean up your iPhone easily and effectively.

James Davis

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