Apple allows users to have direct access to the iOS file system. For iPhone and iPad iTunes is the official transfer software. In addition, there are free alternatives, such as the iDevice Manager, which displays the memory contents of the connected device in the “File Explorer”. A complete overview of the contents of iOS stores at which point you but do not get as iOS directs all requests in the background.
Photos, delete, movies and apps, brings memory
The easiest way to reclaim space on the iPhone and the iPad is deleting unnecessary apps. Under “> General> User Settings” iOS is the largest storage space usage by apps, sorted. Who much photographed with the iPhone and iPad, is “Photo & Camera” always on top. On our test unit 23.4 GB of 64 GB of total memory were occupied by photos and videos. Unnecessary images and videos can be sorted out with iTunes when syncing or – if the shots were fired on iOS device – Delete the Explorer, if you connect the device to the PC.
More space eaters games, video editing apps – such as iMovie or Moviepro – and other large apps like Pages. Does not delete it or only rarely used apps, you can load the previously purchased software later on the App Store without further payment again.
The myth of the loss of speed by background apps
In forums and Tips pages to read again and again the supposedly good advice to stop unneeded apps manually to free up memory, which then is running in the foreground apps. Formulated Spitz is claimed: apps that run in the background consume memory, system resources and make iOS eat slowly.
Actually has iOS version 5 on an effectively working multitasking kernel. Each app is running in an isolated area, is thus shielded from other apps, and into a sleep state when the app is running in the background. This does not include approximately Player or Internet apps that get special rights. The storage of frozen apps in the background is managed dynamically and is the foreground program largely available again. Therefore, you can save yourself the constant quit apps. With iPutzfrau 2 (0.89 euros) and Ram memory Doctor (0.89 euros) have even managed two apps in the App Store, which pretend the user to optimize the RAM memory. Phone Clean is a best iphone cleaner that can actually clean up the iOS store. (more…)