If you are an iPhone owner, you have probably tried syncing your iOS device with iTunes and ended encountering "the iPhone cannot be synced because there is not enough free space"聽error. The error can be extremely annoying. To make sure that this issue does not bother you anymore, we will help you fix it in this article.


How to Eliminate "the iPhone cannot be synced because there is not enough free space"聽Issue

Solution 1: Free Up Device Space with a Single Click

The main reason why "the iPhone cannot be synced because there is not enough free space error occurs"聽is that you do not have enough space on your iOS device. To eliminate the error, you will need to free up more space. This can be achieved with just a single click using iMyFone Umate Pro. This tool has the following features to offer:

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Key Features:

  • It combines more than 25 analyzation techniques聽to find and eliminate more than 30 types of temporary and junk files hidden on your iOS device. (Learn More >)
  • All-in-one iOS device photo manager. It will help you compress your photos to save space without you losing anything, it will help you back up/export photos to your computer, and it can also delete unneeded photos in bulk.
  • The tool has the ability to auto-detect and remove all the large files聽consuming your device storage. These are files larger than 5 MB.
  • You will get to preview unwanted files聽and then delete them in bulk,
  • Umate Pro will help you protect your privacy by erasing the data available on your iOS device in such a way that it cannot be recovered. It will help you erase sensitive messages, accounts and passwords, bank information, personal multimedia files, and more with a 0% chance of their recovery.
  • It's recommended by lots of noted media arround the world: MacWorld, iPhoneinCanada, APPKED, etc.

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To use Umate Pro to eliminate "the iPhone cannot be synced because there is not enough free space"聽problem by freeing up more space, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Launch Umate Pro on your computer and then connect your iOS device to the PC.

Step 2: On the left-hand column, tap 1-Click Free Up Space and then tap Quick Scan. Wait while Umate Pro checks your iPhone for temp files, junk files, large files, and more.

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Step 3: After the scan, click Clean on the right side of the useless files located by Umate Pro to free up more space.

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Solution 2: Use an iTunes Alternative to Sync

iTunes has numerous bugs and errors. You could be getting "the iPhone cannot be synced because there is not enough free space"聽error because of an iTunes bug and not because your iPhone has actually run out of space. Instead of having to deal with the annoying iTunes errors, you can use an alternative sync tool known as iMyFone TunesMate. The features offered by this tool include:

iMyFone TunesMate iPhone Transfer

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Key Features:

  • It offers a 2-way sync. You can easily transfer iDevice Media to iTunes and iTunes Media to iPhone.
  • It allows you to sync all media files聽including videos, music, photos, ringtones, and more.
  • Unlike iTunes which will erase the data you had previously on your iPhone, TunesMate will sync without erasing聽your previous data.
  • iTunes only supports purchased content. TunesMate allows you to sync both purchased and non-purchased聽items to your iPhone.
  • You get to easily manage (add/export/delete) your media files and also remove apps in bulk.
  • Highly recommended by many professional software review webistes, such as GetintopcGeekreply, tricksworldzz.com, etc.

iMyFone TunesMate (Windows version)    iMyFone TunesMate for Mac

To use sync your iPhone, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Launch iMyFone TunesMate on your computer and connect your iOS device to the PC. Tap Transfer iTunes Media to iDevice. TunesMate will scan the media files present in your iTunes and display them in a list.


Step 2: Select the files you wish to transfer and then click Transfer. Then all the selected media files will be synced without hassle.


Solution 3: Delete All Music on Your iPhone

The Music you have on your iPhone could be occupying too much space. You can solve this聽problem by deleting all your music. Follow the steps below to do this:

Step 1: Launch the Settings app.

Step 2: Click General > Usage > Manage Storage. Allow for the iPhone to finish loading and then tap Music.

Step 3: Click Edit on the top-right corner. Click the red minus button next to All Songs. Click Delete to confirm.