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How to Delete Old iCloud Backup and Free Up Storage Space

Nov. 18, 2014 11:18 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iCloud Knowledge
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Does your iPhone or iPad prompt annoying message that iCloud does not have enough space to continue backing up the device? Apparently the 5GB free space is not enough for you to back up all data on your iOS devices to iCloud. This post offers 2 easy methods for you to delete iCloud backup:

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Warning: If you delete the iCloud backup for your iOS device, iCloud stops automatically backing up the device. Be sure to enable iTunes backup in case you might lose important data from iPhone, iPad and iPod.

Delete iCloud Backup from Computer (Windows & Mac)

Steps to delete iCloud backup from computer differ slightly for Windows users and OS X users.

For Windows Users:

For Mac Users:

If you don't see Backups on the left, your iOS devices don't have iCloud backups. For more information, see Back up your iOS device to iCloud.

Remove iCloud Backup Using iOS Devices

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