How to free up iPhone space with iMyfone Umate


iMyfone Umate makes it quick and easy to clear cruft from your iPhone.
iMyfone Umate makes it quick and easy to clear cruft from your iPhone.
Photo: iMyfone Technology Co.

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Sure our iPhones look sharp, but the sleek exterior hides an inner life that resembles the floor of a bachelor pad. Broken bits of uncompressed photos, unused files, app caches, cookies, backup logs and whatnot clog up the works (there’s probably a few empty pizza boxes in there, too).

Our phones’ messy private lives wouldn’t matter much to us if they didn’t affect our own. How often do you find yourself unable to download an update due to lack of storage space? Or experience slow performance even after deleting a bunch of unused apps, clearing out old playlists and photos?

The problem isn’t you. It’s that Apple’s options for managing the space on our iPhones don’t really give us control of what’s on our devices. How often have you used iTunes to back up and delete all the photos from your iPhone to save space, only to find that somehow images still eat up a huge chunk of your phone’s storage?

iMyfone Umate for Mac offers another option, giving users the power to effectively manage what stays on their phones and how. It’s intuitive, powerful, fast and gives users enough manual control to make sure their devices are tidy and smooth-running, carrying exactly the contents they choose.

It’s easy to free up space on iPhone. The software combines more than 25 analyzation techniques and technologies that target and eliminate over 30 kinds of junk files. It also cleans up extraneous photo files used by various apps, and includes a powerful form of lossless compression for photos that can reduce their footprint by as much as 75 percent.

After you do this, and truly remove unused files and apps, you’ll be amazed at how much more space your phone has — and how much faster it runs.

iMyfone Umate shines in comparison to the usual, Apple-made method of managing mobile storage. Just plug your device in and let iMyfone scan to assess how much extra space can be cleared up. Then, with a single click, you can perform any of the above processes through an absolutely simple and uncluttered user interface. It really is that easy. Within minutes, Cult of Mac’s tester saved 5 gigabytes on a well-kept iPhone.

A quick scan using iMyfone Umate reveals how much storage space can be freed up on your iPhone.
A quick scan using iMyfone Umate reveals how much storage space can be freed up on your iPhone.
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Everything that gets removed also gets automatically backed up to your computer, so there’s no risk of click regret. Many of us are tempted to expand our mobile storage by subscribing to iCloud or some other cloud-based storage system. iMyfone Umate is an easy alternative that, pound for pound, is also a lot more cost-effective.

The best way to get introduced is to give iMyfone Umate a try yourself. Download a free trial  version for Mac or for Windows PC. It will offer a free scan that can tell you how much space iMyfone Umate can save, with the option to perform a few of the clean-up tasks right away.


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