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Welcome to the iTools Quick Start Guide. Here you can get all the tutorials on how to handle your digital content or apps between iOS devices, iOS devices & Mac/Windows directly. If your question or problem cannot be solved here, please Contact our support team (usually, you will get a response within 24 hours).

How to manage storage and free space on iPhone

Managing storage is boring for most iPhone users. Are you still looking for an external hard drive or USB drive to transfer files? Now, all you need is that iTools can only help you to troubleshoot simply and safely. We will show you how to get started and then expand the main activity for memory management through iTools.


  • iOS 10 version. x above recommend iTools for Windows and iTools for Mac (better compatibility for new OS)

Connect your device

Connect your device to Install iTools on your PC, after successful iTools installation, connect the iOS device to the PC using the appropriate USB cable.

Wait for iTools to automatically detect your iOS device. If you haven't connected any devices to your PC or if your device is not recognized by Windows, the message "Connected but not recognized?" The message will appear on the interface.

What are the reasons that the device is unrecognized?

  1. A strange USB slot or your lightning cable is malfunctioning. Change another lightning cable or another USB port and try again.
  2. Driver problem, please reinstall or repair your driver.
  3. If you have any problems after using the above solution, please contact our support.

After logging in to iTools, select Device > Files > Common Folders > Storage.

Now you can back up or move your device storage files to your computer.

View & Edit your storage

You can see the change in the file's name, size, and archive date here. At the same time, you can also choose different display modes from here.

Select any file and right-click on it. Then select Export, Copy Path, Delete, Rename, and Properties to continue your work.

Export: The same function as Export at the top of the list, export your file to PC.

Copy the path: you can copy the path easily, and you will get the message "The path has been copied to your clipboard".

Delete: If you select the Delete option, the system will ask for confirmation twice. Click Yes or No to continue.

Rename: select the Rename option to rename the file you selected, modify, name it and confirm the changes.


Click the import button at the top of the list, you can choose to import by file or import by folder. You can import any file format, the system will notify you when the space is full.


There are two ways to export in iTools. One is selected at the top of the list. The second is to right-click on the file you want to export. Choose the save path on your PC and export.


Press the refresh button to refresh your file information to the latest.


You can select a file and click the delete button at the top of the list, or just right-click the file you need to delete and confirm your delete action in the confirmation request.

Create a new folder

Create a new folder by selecting the button at the top of the list. After creating a folder, you can rename it with whatever name you want. Open the folder and you can now import, export, refresh, delete or create a new folder. Click the back button and you can go back to the previous folder.


To find your files quickly and safely, you can use the search function at the top right. Enter the keywords and you can easily locate your file.


This guide will show you how to manage your iPhone or iPad storage. You are no longer a new user after you have finished reading this page carefully. You've mastered how to free up space on your device and know when you need it. It's easy for you to discover content with consumption that allows you to better preserve your iPhone or iPad usage. Also, you can send your question to us if there is any problem. And hope you can pay attention to our iTools website to keep up to date with iTools news or releases.