How to Delete iPad or iPhone Backups from Computer: 6 Steps
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Two Methods:From iTunesManually Remove Files

Learn how to delete your iPod or iPhone backup from your computer. Doing so might save you a bit of hard drive space.

EditMethod 1 of 2: From iTunes

  1. 1
    Open iTunes.
  2. 2
    Select the “Edit” menu, then choose “Preferences“.
  3. 3
    Select the “Devices” tab.
  4. 4
    Select an iPad or iPhone on the list and click “Delete Backup”.

EditMethod 2 of 2: Manually Remove Files

  1. 1
    Navigate to the following location on your computer depending on your OS:
    • Windows 10/8/7 – C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
    • Mac OSX – ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
  2. 2
    A folder with a bunch of random letters and numbers will be in the “Backup” directory. Delete that entire folder, and it will remove the backup from your computer.

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