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How to Get Enough Space on iPhone/iPad for Installing iOS 9?

As the successor to iOS 8, iOS 9 is the ninth generation of the iOS operating system for Apple mobile devices. The new iOS 9 is more stable than iOS 8 with a ton of new comprehensive features, including smarter Siri, new power saving mode. iOS 9 provides 5000 new API for developers. You are allowed to install and enjoy iOS 9's new features either by going to Settings > General > Software Update on your iOS device, or by plugging into iTunes and checking for the iOS update. But it is also literally a huge update and will take up a lot of storage space on your iPad and iPhone.

It would be a disaster if you are ready to update to iOS 9 but find your iDevice is running out of space. Then, how can we fix storage issues to install iOS 9? Delete unused media files and apps or those you don't mind losing. If you can't judge which files are useful and which are outmoded, Coolmuster iOS Cleaner or iOS Cleaner for Mac can help you. By connecting your iPhone or iPad to the iOS Cleaner, the program is capable of scanning all useless files on your iOS device and showing them to you. Then, you can choose to delete them effortlessly. It is able to delete photos, videos, songs, caches, history, junk and temp files, as well as your private data. It support all models of iPhone and iPad, including iPhone 6S/6S Plus and iPad Pro.

Coolmuster iOS Cleaner is 100% risk-free, if not at ease, you can use a handy and reliable iPhone backup assistant and iPad backup app to back up iPhone and iPad. To free up your iPhone and iPad's space to download and install iOS 9, you should firstly download the trial version of Coolmuster iOS Cleaner for free, then read the following guide carefully.

Way to Reclaim iPhone/iPad Space for Downloading & Installing iOS 9

Step 1: Connect iPhone or iPod to your computer

Install and launch the iOS Cleaner on your computer (here we set Windows version as example), connect your iPhone or iPad that you want to install iOS 9 to the same PC and then you will get the primary interface like the following picture. There are four optional modes for your choice. Here, we suggest you choose "Quick Clean" directly.

Step 2. Scan for files that can be removed

After choosing the "Quick Clean", the program will show you with all types of data that can be deleted, including App caches, temp files, user storage files, cookies and so on. Just tick off the file types you want to erase and then click the button of "Start Scan" from the top right corner to scan out and show all contained files, as well as their counts and size in details.

Step 3. Clean iPhone & iPad to get more space

You can choose "Select All" to select all scanned out files at one time, or you can check specific file type one by one. After that, click on the "Clean" button on the top right corner to erase all the selected files.

When the cleaning process is completed, iOS Cleaner will tell you how many items have been removed and how much storage space has been reclaimed. Now, you can feel free to install iOS 9 on your iPhone and iPad. Enjoy yourself!

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