wondershare | SafeEraser for Mac

How to Use SafeEraser for Mac

It lets you delete all data or cache of once deleted files from your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch permanently. After deletion, even Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS can't recover any data from your iOS device.


Download, install and run Wondershare SafeEraser for Mac on your iMac, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with your Mac. You can see the program will detect your device automatically.

erase iphone data with Wondershare SafeEraser

When your device is detected, you can see its information in the window.


Step 1. Click "Express Cleanup" in the left sidebar. From the window on the right, you will see how many days have passed since the last time you cleaned your device and how much space was reclaimed.

clean up junk files

Step 2. Click the "Start" button at the bottom right to scan your device for junk files. After the scan is completed, the total amount of junk files is displayed and the amount for each type of junk file is displayed too.

clean up junk files

You can click the number to check out the details for each type of the junk files respectively.

clean up junk files

Step 3. Check unwanted junk file types and click "Erase now" to clean junk files from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. After then, in a new pop-up window, the cleanup result will be displayed.

clean up junk files

By clearing junk files, you'll save space on your devices for new apps and other items.


Step 1. Click "Photo Compressor " in the left sidebar. Click "Start Scan" to let the program scan your iPhone, iPad or iPod for large photos in the Photo Compressor window. It take a few seconds to finish the scan.

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Step 2. After the scan, all large photos will be displayed in the window. And from the window, you can see that how much space you’re going to save by compressing all these photos. Check photos you want to compress.

compress photos on iphone

In this scan result window, you can see the "Backup path". It is the destination where all your original photos will be saved (before compressing all your large photos, SafeEraser will make backup for you in case you need them in the future). You can click it to customize your down destination to save the photos on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

compress pictures

Step 3. Click "Compress now" to let Wondershare SafeEraser compress photos on your device for you. It only lasts a few seconds. In the result window, you’ll get how much space you’ve saved by compressing photos and how much space left for current photos.

compress photos

Never worry about the quality of the compressed photos. There isn't any difference between the original photo and the compressed one visually.


Step 1. Click "Erase Private Data" in the left sidebar. In the window on the right, you can see what kind of files can be erased.

erase private data on iPhone

Step 2. Click "Start" button to analyze and scan the private data on your iDevice.

erase private data on iPhone

Step 3. When the scan is completed, all the private data is listed. You can check them to view details.

erase private data on iPhone

Step 4. Check the unwanted data and click "Erase Now". In the prompt, type the word "Delete" to confirm the deletion.

erase private data on iPhone

You're suggested to erase private data regularly if you really care about your privacy and information safety


Step 1. Click "Erase Deleted Files" in the left sidebar.

erase deleted files on iPhone

Step 2. Click "Start" button to scan for deleted files.

erase deleted files on iPhone

When the scan is finished, you can see the deleted files are sorted into category. Check the corresponding file type to see the details..

erase deleted files on iPhone

Step 3. Check the files you want to remove permanently from your device and click "Erase Now". In the prompt, type the word "delete" to confirm the deletion.

erase deleted files on iPhone

erase deleted files on iPhone

Note: During the process, the deleted files which you’ve backed up to your iTunes will also be erased, ensuring the data is unrecoverable via iTunes in the future.


Step 1. Click "Erase All Data" in the left column. Type "Delete" in the box to confirm the deletion and click "Start".

erase iphone data

Step 2. In the window you’ll see the deletion begins. All data on your iDevice will be removed.

erase iphone data

Step 3. Once the deletion is completed, the window of the program will looks like the screenshot below.

erase iphone data

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