Are you running out of iCloud storage space? We all know that Apple provides some 5 GB of space and you can even buy more. However, what if you do not want to pay more? It means you have to delete some stuff in the process. This article is going to look into how to delete iCloud storage, just read on.
1 Check iCloud Storage Usage
You can always check your iCloud storage usage using the following steps:
Go to the Settings > iCloud> Storage >Manage Storage. At this point you should find the amount of storage that is currently in use.
2 Manage iCloud Photo Storage
Make no mistake, photos and videos take so much space and it is important to keep it in check. The iCloud photo library makes use of your iCloud storage to keep your photos across all your devices and at such you can make space by properly managing your iCloud photo storage. The following steps will help.
1: Backup Photos Elsewhere - Since there is a limitation of your iCloud space, it is important to backup your photos elsewhere to delete iCloud photo storage.
2: Reduce the Size of your iCloud Photo Library - One thing you can do is to turn on the optimize device storage in the settings of your device where your original photos will be replaced by the device sized versions.
As we all have many personal photos, for privacy protection, the best choice is to back up your photos on PC or Mac, and delete them from your iPhone and iCloud, that’s exactly what iMyFone Umate Pro can do. The program offers 2 options for photo management: “compress & backup” or “delete & backup”. Compression can reclaim 75% of the photo space, and all original photos will be backed up on your PC before deletion and compression.
To manage photos with iMyFone, all you need to do is run the program and connect your iPhone > choose “photo” from the tab > click compress button or delete button to manage your photos.
3 Free Up iCloud Storage Space on iPhone /iPad by One-Click
The more effective way to manage your iCloud storage on your iPad / iPhone is using the ever reliable iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. It remains the best tool to manage your space storage on your device with the added benefit of cleaning junk files, compressing photos, clearing temporary files, bulk deleting photos/videos/apps and ensuring your deleted files are not recoverable even with top recovery tools.
iMyFone Umate Pro comes with four modes which can help you delete iCloud storage and you can choose them according to your needs. Let us look at these erase modes and see how they help in freeing up storage space on your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.
1-Click Cleanup:Your iCloud storage will certainly have some junk files, temporary files etc. that ends up eating up a lot of space. In just one click, you can clear all these files, delete the junks and free up some unimaginable amount of space on your device and it is so easy. Except that, it also gives you the options to manage photos, detect and mass delete videos, bulk delete apps to released massive iPhone space.
Erase All Data: This mode is used to erase all contents on your iPhone and iPad. This in turn frees up your iCloud space. Apart from just erasing these contents, it has an advantage of ensuring that all erased content is unrecoverable and that makes it a very good option to use especially when data security is required.
Erase Private Files:Your private files could take up so much space. However, iMyFone Umate Pro is capable of deleting your private files permanently. What this means is that the iMyFone Umate Pro not only erase your private contact to free up storage space but gives the added benefit of protecting your privacy by making them 100% unrecoverable.
Erase Deleted Files: It ensures that previously deleted files are erased permanently and never recovered again. This will free up storage space as well as secure your files from unauthorized access.
Steps to Delete iCloud Storage Using iMyFone Umate Pro
Step 1: Connect your iPad or iPhone.
Step 2: Choose any erase mode that best suits your requirements.
Step 3: Delete contents and free up space on your device.