Phone Cleaner User Guide for MAC

Clean up your iPhone/iPad storage in 2 steps

 

Phone Cleaner is a utility that allows you to find and remove the biggest media files and files transferred to a Mac from your iOS device. The app provides 2 easy steps to get rid off photos and videos that take up iOS storage memory most:

 

  • Fast Cleanup – find and remove the largest photos and videos on iOS
  • Deep Cleanup – find duplicate files on iOS and Mac and remove them from iOS

For Fast Cleanup you need only your iPhone or iPad. Go to Fast Cleanup help page to learn how to find and remove the largest files from iOS device.

For Deep Cleanup you need a Mac and iOS device. Deep Cleaner allows to scan synchronously your Mac and iOS device to find images that present on both devices and uninstall duplicate from iPhone or iPad. Firstly, you have to operate with both devices, later you can use one Mac or iOS app to scan and delete duplicates. But no mater what device you will use photos will be deleted ONLY FROM iPhone or iPad.

How to perform Deep Cleanup on a Mac

 

Launching Application

On the first step you have to perform following actions on both platforms to setup application

Mac

iOS Device

1. Launch Phone Cleaner
Phone Cleaner Mac
2. Make sure Wi-Fi is turned on
Phone Cleaner Mac Wi-Fi
1. Launch Phone Cleaner
Phone Cleaner iOS
2. Make sure Wi-Fi is turned on
Phone Cleaner iOS Wi-Fi
3. Grant Phone Cleaner access to your Photos
Phone Cleaner iOS access alert
if you have not confirm access at first launch, you can change it in app Settings
Phone Cleaner iOS access

Connecting Devices

In this step you will see how to connect devices. Here you can perform actions on Mac or iOS so you can use any option.

Mac

iOS Device

1. Press Find Duplicates if you have one iOS device with a launched Phone Cleaner
Phone Cleaner Mac scan
if you have more than one devices with Phone Cleaner – choose one you want to scan
Phone Cleaner Mac mult
2. Allow access on your iOS device
Phone Cleaner Mac access
1. Press Find Duplicates if you have one Mac with a launched Phone Cleaner
Phone Cleaner iOS one
if you have more than one Mac with an active Phone Cleaner – choose the one you want to scan
Phone Cleaner iOS mult
2. Allow access on your Mac
Phone Cleaner iOS mult

Scanning

In this step application scans Mac and iOS device. It will take some time. Wait until scanning ends.

Mac

iOS Device

Phone Cleaner Mac scan
Phone Cleaner iOS scan

Remove Duplicate Files

Photos will be removed from your iPhone (iPad) only and remain on your Mac

Mac

iOS Device

Select and remove images you want to delete.
Also you can:
a. select all items
b. switch between previewing of all photos or only selected ones
Phone Cleaner Mac Remove
Select and remove images you want to delete.
Also you can:
a. select all items
b. preview images by pressing on them with a select mode off
Phone Cleaner iOS Remove

Once again we will remind that Phone Cleaner delete images from iOS device ONLY, no mater from where you delete them Mac or iPhone(iPad). Note that deleted mages can be saved to Recently Deleted album if you specified it in general Settings. That means that all deleted items will be deleted only after 30 days, if you have to delete them immediately follow this short guide:

  • Launch Photos
  • Go to Albums
  • Select Recently Deleted
  • Here you can delete images you want or delete all
Phone Cleaner ios trash