Friday, May 18, 2012

How To Delete iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad Backups From iTunes

Most of our fans are asking us how to delete iPhone, iPod touch or iPad backups from iTunes. nowadays we have a lot of apps and contents on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. When we sync these devices with iTunes on our computers, naturally the content backup takes up substantial disk space on the computer. In this tutorial you'll learn how to delete iOS device backups from your computer using iTunes. Let's check the guide after the jump.

With the advent of iCloud after iOS 5, there's really no substantial need of making backups on physical storage. However these backups are imperative for media content such as music and videos. So to first minimize the size of said backups, it is advised that you sync all other content to iCloud.

How To Delete iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad Backups From iTunes :

1. Connect your device to the computer
2. Open iTunes
3. Once iTunes is launched, open iTunes Preferences
4. Now select previous backups that you wish to delete

You made it. The process is very easy to say the least. Though it is advised that you don't delete the most recent backup created by your device as some times connection related issues might be experienced with iCloud and it would cause nuisance when shifting content to a new iOS device.