How to Delete Corrupted Files on iPhone

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All the media that we store in our iPhone, either in the form of our top favorite music playlist or a bunch of memorable videos, might vanish away on fine day by turning into numerous unwanted corrupted files on your iPhone, that will make you go crazy for sure.

We all love pouring in new collection of songs and a number of humorous videos on our iPhone to show off in our friends’ circle or simply for time killing purpose. This entertaining accumulation can convert into corrupted media any day and is only viewable on your iOS device through iTunes. What's more, the corrupted files may take up much space on your iPhone. Kicking off the corrupted media files from your iOS device can be a bit challenging.

Part 1: What Causes Media Files to turn Corrupt

Want to know how media files are corrupted and why does it happens? There are a few reasons listed that result into corrupted media files on your iPhone.

The major reason is errors in media-related apps, and system crashes can also cause the media files to turn corrupted. If there’s a sudden power failure, media files are likely to turn corrupted and infected within no time. Moreover, virus infection can also harm the entertaining media files on your iPhone. If the internet connectivity is lost while downloading applications on iPhone or the device freezes meanwhile downloading might cause accumulation of corrupted files on your iPhone. Defective and faulty hard drive contributes to the generation of media corrupted files on your iPhone.

All the above mentioned possibilities can lead to experiencing corrupted & infected media files on your iPhone. The question arises how to get rid of them and kick them away permanently because unfortunately they can’t be fixed anymore. Sweeping away unwanted infected media files and making space on your iPhone require smart and tech-savvy iPhone cleanup solutions.

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Part 2: How to Delete Corrupted Files on iPhone

With plenty of iOS cleaning and space saving software, it is bit tough to pick out one which is best-fit. Getting rid of those annoying corrupted media files that appear out of nowhere is now possible. So whether there is any way to fix the corrupted files or delete them? Definitely yes.

We will recommend an incomparable yet reliable iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac, which helps remove the corrupt and partially synced music, video and other media files, and free up space on iPhone. Just download it, lay back and unwind yourself completely. This advanced junk cleaning and space-saving iPhone app will kick away all the unwanted corrupted media files from your iOS device. You can free up tons of space by using this exceptional iPhone cleaner. It offers a hassle free space releasing procedure which involves three steps initially.
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  • Cleaning up 30+ Junk files & massive temporary files to release iPhone space - most corrupted files are removed in this process, and this is the free trial function of the program, you do not need to pay for it.
  • Compress or mass delete all photos (corrupted photos included) with backup on PC previously.
  • Deleting large files with auto backup on PC - give you the option to find out and delete all large files over 5MB on your iPhone, corrupted videos included.
  • Manage Apps - list all Apps installed in your iPhone, corrupted Apps included, you can preview and bulk delete them.
  • Erase previously deleted corrupted files - detect and find out all your deleted files (including many corrupted files), then permanently erase them.
  • Permanently erase private iOS data - all iOS file types supported, and the erased data is 100% unrecoverable.

How to Use iMyFone Umate Pro to Delete Corrupted iPhone Files

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to PC. Once it is connected successfully, your iPhone storage information will show on the interface.

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Step 2. Scan your iOS device for a full space-saving analysis.

Click "Quick Scan" from the tab of "1-click Free Up Space", and then the program will analyze how much space will be available for cleaning up junk files, temporary files, compressing photos, deleting large files, and removing apps.

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Step 3. Click on the "Clean" bouton besides all the options.

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If want to totally remove all iPhone corrupted files, you should also go to the tab of "Erase Deleted Files", so as to make sure that even previously deleted files will be cleaned up. This is very necessary, as the files deleted in normal ways will still exist on your iPhone before having been completely overwritten by new data. And most of these deleted files are corrupted files.
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Deleting corrupted media files and sweeping away unwanted junk was never easy before. It is available for download for both Windows and Mac. Save time and space both with this all rounder space saving and junk cleaning iPhone application.


Thrashing away infected and corrupted media files from your iPhone or other iOS devices is one challenging task. iMyFone Umate is highly recommended to remove and delete corrupted media files from iPhone in a simple yet convenient manner. As you can see, it is easy enough to delete a corrupted file on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Except clearing corrupted files, iMyFone Umate also can help you make your iPhone iPad run faster, remove junk files, temporary files, compress photos and make the Other small, etc.

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