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How to Compress iPhone Data: Apps, Photos, Videos

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Tata Davis

December 1, 2016 (Updated: August 11, 2020锛

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IPhone photos take long to upload on Facebook and other social networking platforms? Try to compress these large files! For better understanding of the need to compress data on iPhone, we have outlined the numerous reasons to compress data on iPhone, one prominent reason is that it makes the file small and convenient to share and work with. Other reasons may include lack of iPhone storage, keeping friendlier file sizes, etc.

1 How to Compress iPhone Apps?

The app I have been using over the years for photo compression, iPhone optimization, privacy protection, and data erasing is iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. This app has many FREE features, and it does not need to be stored on your iPhone storage space, less it inconveniences you by occupying any bit of your scarce iPhone storage space.

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Umate Pro is very useful in cleaning up useless, needless, cached, redundant, temporary and junk files from your iPhone, it offers the above listed features without charges. To compress your iPhone Apps, first of all, you can compress iPhone data in Apps by removing all these useless junk files.

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You just need to install the iMyFone Umate Pro on your PC, connect your iPhone to it and begin the cleanup of 鈥淛unk Files鈥. After the process finished, you鈥檒l surely get a compressed App with smaller size.

2 How to Compress Your Massive iPhone Photos?

One of the most celebrated function of iMyFone Umate Pro is the Photo compression. The beauty of this feature lies on the fact that after compressing your photos, it will reclaim over 75% of photo storage space on your iPhone.

Umate Pro Photo compression will not ruin any of your photos, and would present them at the near-original quality after compression. And you won鈥檛 loss the original photos which are backed up automatically on your PC before compression.

To compress iPhone photos data using iMyFone Umate Pro, follow these systematic step-guides.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC, and launch iMyFone Umate Pro. After this, click on 鈥1-Click Free Up Space鈥 from the home interface to scan your iOS device.

Step 2: Click on Photos for the photo compression interface to open. Then click on "Backup & Compress", and all your original photos will be backed up and exported to your PC.

Step 3: After compression, Umate Pro will show you how much photo storage was reclaimed; you can now share your photos with your friends on social networks, or easily work on the new file version.

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3 How to Compress Your Large iPhone videos?

When faced with the need to compress your iPhone videos, you need to choose the right video app in order to avoid damaging your iPhone videos, or leaking your privacy. Therefore, we recommend a sound video compression app known as Quick Time Player.

Quick Time Player helps in compressing your iPhone videos by resizing the video dimension and decreasing its frames. The Pro version is needed to compress your videos. If you already have a Quick Time Player, you can follow these 4-steps to compress your iPhone videos.

Step 1: Go to File Menu and select Open File, a file browser window will pop up for you to choose the file you want to play. Enter the video title you want to compress and browse.

Step 2: Go back to File menu and click on "Export", this would open the "Save The Export File As" menu. Go down to the bottom of the menu and select "Export" and then "Movie to QuickTime Movie" for video and audio settings.

Step 3: Select "Setting" to change the compression type for the audio and video.

Step 4: When you are done with the setting, double click on "Ok" to exit from settings to "Save Exported Files". This will prompt you so choose a name and location for the files, then press the "save" button to start compressing your iPhone videos.

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An Even Better Solution - Transfer Videos from iPhone to PC

The best alternative to Quick Time Prayer in compressing data on iPhone is iMyFone Umate Pro. Umate Pro offers users the privilege to backup large files from their iPhone to PC, before deleting such files from their iPhone. This feature ensures that the files are safely transferred to your PC before wiping them off your iPhone.

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In addition to the above feature, other powerful functions of Umate Pro include:

  1. Mass delete photos, videos, and apps: Umate Pro can assist you to mass-delete your iPhone videos, photos, apps and other large files. This feature would help to recover your storage space in just 1-click.
  2. Erase previous deleted videos and other files: Previously deleted videos that still exist on your iPhone can be permanently erased by iMyFone Umate Pro. The erased data cannot be recovered by any data recovery software.
  3. Permanently erase private files: Sensitive iPhone data like messages, notes, call histories, browser history, passcodes, etc. can be safely erased using Umate Pro in order to render such files and data unrecoverable and avoid privacy leak.
  4. Erase Whatsapp messages and attachments: Umate Pro has the analytical width to scan, identify and erase all or some of your Whatsapp messages and attachments like videos, photos, notes, etc. as it pleases you.

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In all, iMyFone Umate pro is the best iPhone data-compressing tool for users, and it has been proved to be potent in eliminating useless, needless, and junk files from iPhone, compress photos, and recover your storage space back. It also uses the greatest care and diligence in handling data privacy in order to ensure that every data erased is 100% unrecoverable by any wrong hand.

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