Simply-Delete & Permanently-Erase Voice Memos from iPhone

Deleting voice memos from iPhone can save you up a lot of storage space. Not to mention the improvement in performance that will come about as a result. However, you might be wondering as to why the obvious is being stated here.

Well, if you look closely, what has been mentioned is “deleting” voice memos rather than “removing” them completely and permanently. There is a subtle difference between permanently erasing something and simply deleting. The former means that the data becomes completely inaccessible, while the latter means the data can still be retrieved using data recover software and other methods. So it really depends on what you want in the end.

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How to Manually Delete Voice Memos on iPhone (Recoverable)

Voice memos are no doubt very useful. The voice memos app lets you store a number of songs, speeches, interviews and a myriad of other types of audio files.

However, the space in your iPhone is limited and like any other device, it gets used up. Once this happens, it is quite obvious that the need arises to delete some files to save space. One way is to delete some of these voice memos.

  1. Go the Voice Memos app.
  2. All your voice memos will be displayed there. Tap the specific voice memo.
  3. Tap the trash icon appeared below and confirm it by tapping Delete [Voice Memo Name].

You can tap one by one voice memos to delete.

How to Permanently Delete Voice Memos from iPhone

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The above manual way to delete voice memos just simply makes data invisible, you can easily access them again with recovery tool. If you want to be safe and avoid any private files getting leaked, then it is highly recommended that you erase the files permanently.

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  • Find the previously deleted voice memos and permanently delete them from iPhone, 100% unrecoverable.
  • Fully compatible with iOS 11, and the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus.

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Steps to Permanently Delete Voice Memos from iPhone

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iMyFone Voice Memos Eraser.
Step 2: Click “Erase Deleted Files” option and let it scan.
Step 3: Preview and select the "Voice Memos". Tap Erase Now button.
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Step 4: Then type in “delete” to confirm. At last, click “Erase Now” again.

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Other Key Features of iMyFone Eraser

1 One-click Cleanup

This feature allows you to clean up your device in order to save space. As the name suggests, the function is so easy that all you need to do is simply click a button and the rest is up to the software.

You can use it to save space by compressing photos. You can also transfer photos to your PC in a jiffy. Additionally, iMyFone lets you delete and back-up videos and photos, or bulk delete Apps in one-click.

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2 Erase All Data

This is a very simple yet a really strong function that allows the user to erase all the data in one go. Yes, with this, you do not have to go through the trouble of deleting each and every file one by one.

3 Erase Private Data

This is quite a unique feature of the software. Certainly, there must have been a number of occasions where you feared your private data might be seen by someone else or that your device might get hacked.

In order to relieve you of all these worries, iMyFone Umate pro comes with the function to let you erase private files. It allows you to select files individually so you can preview the files that you want to delete. This is an amazing feature as you do not have to worry about deleting other important files unnecessarily.

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4 Erase Deleted Data

This features lets you scan out all the incomplete traces or fragments left by 3rd-party apps. You can choose to permanently destroy them so as to protect your private info. This is the safest way to protect your private data in 3rd-party apps from being leaked.

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