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  • Backing our device from time to time, is the best way to recover your data if needed.
  • When copies are no longer useful or are very old, it is best to delete them not occupying space.
  • Through this tutorial show you how to get rid of those copies that just take up spaceon your computer or iCloud account.


Backups if, but only those that are useful

Backing up your iPhone or using you keep in iCloud, is the best way to ensure that we can return to retrieve all the data again if something goes wrong.

I know they have selected the backup through iTunes or iCloud, you may at some point want to delete this backup. Perhaps the backup file is damaged at some point, or maybe you're running out of storage space on your Mac or iCloud.

Whatever the reason, there is a solution for this. So through this article we are going to teach you delete a backup of iPhone(cheap iphone cases) from a Mac and we will also see how to delete a backup iCloud.

Keep in mind that while this tutorial we focus on the iPhone, the steps are exactly the same if you try to delete a backup of an iPad.

Deleting a Backup iPhone in iTunes

If you are someone who prefers to use instead of iTunes to iCloud backup for your iPhone, the backup file is stored somewhere in our team. We will then see how you can delete this file directly from iTunes.

1. Abre iTunes.

2.On the top bar, go to iTunes - Preferences (if you are using Windows, go to Edit - Preferences )


3. Among the preferences, leading to the "Devices" tab.


4. Now we can see a list of all backup files that have been made in the team all devices are synchronized in our iTunes account. As we can see, all backups of the iPhone and iPad, some of them may be quite old and may not serve longer. So the best we can do is delete them and free up some space. You can select multiple backups at once by holding down the Command key on the keyboard while selecting the files we will.


5. Now we just have to press the Delete Backup button. Now we will see a popup window will ask for confirmation to delete backups, so we'll just press Delete to do.


How to delete a backup from iCloud iPhone application for Mac

If you have a backup of your iPhone in iCloud, you can also easily access these backups and delete them directly from your Mac You only have to follow a few simple steps.

1.In the menu bar of your Mac, you have to go to  - System Preferences.


2. Click on the iCloud icon.


3. ICloud preferences When open, we click the Manage button that is located on the lower right.


4. ICloud When our content is loaded, you should select the "Copy" option from the top of the list. Now we can see a list of all iCloud backups of all devices connected to your iTunes account. Now you only have to select the backups we want to delete.


5. Now just have to click on the Delete button. A message that asked us to remove the selected conformation copies appears. Once confirmed, the copies will be permanently removed.


Deleting a backup in iCloud iPhone directly from your iPhone

We have seen as eliminating iPhone(samsung galaxy s3 cases) Backups stored on your computer or iCloud from the Mac app, but now let's see how we can remove an iCloud backup, but this time, directly from your device. You only have to follow the following steps.

1.On your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings - iCloud - Storage and copy - Manage Storage. At the top, you'll see all iOS backups.


2. Choose the backup you want to delete.


3. Tap Delete copy.

4. Then a popup will ask if you want to disable the backup and delete all data dela backup for the device appears. We just have to select Disable and Delete.


5. Backup will be deleted, but copies of iCloud is also disabled. This is a good option if you want to do more backups in iCloud, but if we do not want this to happen, we must return to Settings - iCloud - Storage and backup and re-enable the option Copy iCloud.

As you see, it's pretty easy to remove the backup of our phone on your computer or iCloud, but if you have any questions you can ask and we will help. Have you ever deleted backups of your iPhone or iPad? Tell us your experience, we want to know!

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