How to Clear Space-Hogging Apps on iPhone, iPad without Deleting Them
Intentionally or unintentionally, we install dozens of apps on our iPhone or iPad, sometimes even in hundreds. These apps take up a lot of storage and make iPhone, iPad sluggish. This posts aims to provide a free way to clear space-hogging apps on iPhone, iPad without deleting app itself to free up iPhone storage. To achieve this, you need an iOS tune-up software-Tenorshare iCareFone.
“After my most recent sync/backup, I noticed that my iPhone is down to .33 GB of free space. This is quite surprising, as just a few days ago I had a full 3 GB free. A quick peek at the "Capacity" graph showed that my apps are taking up 9.7 GB of space, so the culprit must be in there. Is there any way to determine how much system resources an individual app is using? Clearly I need to empty out some trash, but I don't know where to start.”—from Apple Communities
To check which apps are hogging the most space, you can navigate to Settings on iPhone > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage. It is not only the apps itself that eat up the storage, but also many other unwanted files like app caches, app temp files, or cookies that hogs the iPhone/iPad storage. This is why many of us find that the iPhone/iPad is running slower and slower over time.
Tenorshare iCareFone supports to clear up eight types of junk files on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
|App Caches||App Cookies|
|App Temp Files||App Crash Logs|
|Download Temp Files||Photo Caches|
|User Storage Files||iTunes Radio Caches|
How to Tune Up iPhone by Removing Space-hogging Apps
Follow the steps below to use Tenorshare iCareFone for Mac to clear space-hogging apps on ios 9 without deleting them.
Step 1. Open Tenorshare iCareFone on Mac OS Sierra, Max OS X 10.11/10.9/10.8/10.7 computer, and connect your bloated iOS 9/8/7 iPhone/iPad to it. Choose Speedup&Clean to continue.
Step 2. In Speedup&Clean tab, click Quick Scan button to start scanning junk files on iPhone.
Step 3. Check junk files.Lots of junk files are found. Click “Clean” will delete all junk files that have been found. You can also clear other files in each type individually.
By the help of Tenorshare iCareFone, we can not only remove apps that are hogging too much space, but also delete other unwanted files on iPhone. Clean up iPhone/iPad junk files periodically can keep iPhone smooth and thus extend its service life.