Five Tips to Free up More Storage on iOS 10

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iOS 10 is now available, you may be eager to update your iPhone to iOS 10, but frustrated by the fact that iPhone have not enough storage? Don't worry, to release more space for iOS device, we have picked 5 simple tips, with which you are surly to get enough storage to upgrade to iOS 10. What's more, with more free iOS space, you can completely enjoy the attractive new features of iOS 10.

Five Tips to Get Enough Free Space for iOS 10

Tip 1. Remove Unnecessary Apps

The first thing you should do is to find out what’s the Apps who taking up the most storage on your iPhone. Check your iPhone's total space in Settings > General > Storage & iCloud usage > Manage Storage, you can see how much storage you have used and how much is left.

You may have some old apps hidden on your iPhone that you seldom use or you don’t use anymore. If you show no appreciation for them, to get free space for iOS 10, you can directly delete them in Manage Storage by tapping "Delete App".

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Tip 2. Delete Cache Files on Your Apps

Most of the time, we rarely notice that some apps have a lot of caches within them. Some apps are small in size, but they can store lots of files. For example, the WhatsApp app itself is only 30.8MB, but the stored app cache can take up a tremendous amount of space, that is "Documents & Data".You can tap any app in Manage Storage to see the app size together with the size of cache files within it, and then decide which app to delete. Uninstall the app and reinstall it, then iOS App caches are gone.

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Tip 3. Restart Your iPhone after Upgrade

The other thing you need to heed is that when you update, deleted things such as the iOS 10 cache deleted can be synchronized from other iOS devices and iCloud automatically by the default setting. You’d better check the settings to prevent this from happening.

It’s suggested to restart your iPhone after upgrade, and you can keep all your personal settings by restarting with apps on in background.

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Tip 4. Back up to iCloud or other storage services

To release iPhone storage, it’s advisable to store important files in some storage service servers rather than keeping them all in your iPhone.

Considering the safety of your iPhone, Apple will kindly suggest you to upload your data to iCloud. However, 5GB free storage seems too insufficient to save all the backups. You can also use other storage service like Dropbox and Google Drive to store big files of photos, music, and videos.


Tip 5. All-in-One iOS 10 Storage Solution: Delete All Junk & Temporary Files, Manage Apps/Photos/Videos

Have you ever thought to find a tool to do all the above for your, after you tried in many ways but are still not satisfied with the available iOS storage? iMyFone iOS Cleaner or iMyFone iOS Cleaner for Mac is a special tool for you to release huge space on your iOS device by just one click.
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Junk File Clean-up: With over 25 analysis technology, the program can find out all hidden junk files, including app caches, cookies, crash logs etc. Just very shortly, all the junk files will show up. Click “Clean”, and they will be removed easily.Clear Temporary File: Armed with unique cleaning technique, iMyFone Umate can clear all the invisible temporary files like downloaded temp files, user storage files and corrupted files.

Manage Photos: For this function, you'll have 2 options to choose: photo compression & photo deletion. Photo compression can reclaim 75% of your photos' space, while mass deletion allow you to delete multiple photos in one click. All original photos will be automatically Backed up on your PC before compression and deletion.

Delete Large Files: Umate will scan your iOS 10 device and find all the large files above 5MB. You can filter videos by different sizes. Comparing with deleting large files directly, another advantage of iMyFone Umate is to back up the selected files to your computer before deletion.

Remove Unused Apps: All the apps will be listed according to the space they take up. Needn’t to delete apps one by one, you can remove multiple apps by one click on the “Remove” button under the app list.

Permanently Erase Sensitive Data: Erase not only current personal files but also sensitive files deleted in the pass, and the erased data cannot be recovery by any data recovery software.

With five powerful iOS cleaning functions, the program can save huge storage for your iPhone. The only thing you need to do is to take three steps to complete the process in the instructions.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer

Run the program on your computer, it will show the following interface prompting you to connect your iPhone with it. Please connect with an original cable.
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Step 2. Scan your iPhone

After you connect your iPhone with iMyFone Umate on your computer, you will see its home interface. Click “Quick Scan” to analyze how much space can be saved by the five powerful functions.
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Step 3. Free up space for your iPhone by clicking "Clean" button.

After the whole cleaning process finish, you will see the total storage saved. If you want to check your original photos, just click “Open Backup Folder” in the “Compress Photo” tab. And the similar situation is with the large files backup.
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iMyFone Umate iPhone storage cleaner supports cleaning on various Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod. Free download and try it to get more space for your iPhone running iOS 10.

A number of unnecessary files consume up space that prevent you from storing more useful data. Some of the ways in which you can free up storage space include deleting apps, deleting history from Safari or using iCloud as your primary source. However, all of these methods are inefficient. Deleting apps is not a good idea as there is a limit to the number of apps that you can delete. Moreover, just by clearing the history of Safari you will not be able to boost the performance.

iMyFone Umate Pro might be the answer to your problems. Along with doing all of the above tasks, it will also allow you to delete other temporary files. You can also manage your apps efficiently. iMyFone Umate Pro also has features that will let you compress photos up to 75% of their original size thus allowing you to store more data without deleting anything.

  • Andy

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