How to Use Aiseesoft FoneEraser

Want to erase all settings/files on your iOS device and bring iPhone/iPad/iPod to brand new condition? FoneEraser can be your best choice. Besides, you can also erase junk files, uninstall applications, delete large files, and clean up photos with this erasing tool. This guide will show you how to use FoneEraser step by step.

Buy Now50% OFF

Part 1. Erase All Data on iPhone

Step 1. Free download and install Aiseesoft FoneEraser on your computer. Then launch the program. Enter your email address and the registration code to activate the program if you want to enjoy full functions.


Step 2. Use a USB cable to connect your iOS device to computer. Then unlock your device. You may see a popup asking if you want to trust this computer. Just tap on the Trust option and enter your passcode to trust the computer.

Connect Your Device to Computer

Note: If your computer doesn't recognize your iPhone/iPad/iPod, you need to check whether you have installed the latest iTunes. If not, you can update iTunes to the latest version. You can also choose to install the software from Apple's official website.

Step 3. There will be three erasing levels for you to choose: Low, Middle and High. The Low security level enables you to quickly erase all the data on your device, which is almost twice faster than other security levels. The Middle level will overwrite the erased data entirely to make sure the data cannot be recovered. As for the High security level, it is based on the U.S.DoD 5220.22-M wiping standard that can erase your private data like password and bank records.

Different Erasing Levels

Note: This software will wipe out all iOS devices content and settings at a time without selective options. So, you'd better back up your important data before this process.

Step 4. After choosing erasing level, you can click the Start button to erase your iPhone, iPad or iPod data. Please enter 0000 to confirm the erasing. Then click Erase to erase all data on your device. Now, you have completed the whole process of erasing everything on your iOS device.

Confirm Erasing All Data

Part 2. Scan & Preview iPhone Data

Step 1. If you want to view your iPhone storage, you can navigate to the Free up Space tab from the left panel. Then you will see the iPhone storage info on the right, including used space, available space and capacity. And you are able to view More Info to get more detailed information of your iOS device.

Quick Scan

Step 2. When you need to free up the storage space and speed up your iPhone, just click the Quick Scan button. FoneEraser will scan your iPhone automatically. Wait for a moment, and you can get the total storage of the junk files, applications, large files and photos. Then you can decide what to erase according to your need.

Scan Completed

Part 3. Free up iPhone Storage Space

1. Erase Junk Files

Step 1. Find the Erase button behind the Erase Junk Files option to clean up useless junk cache files on your iPhone. You can also click the drop-down arrow next to Free Up Space in the left panel and pick Erase Junk Files to view the junk files.

Erase Junk Files

Step 2. The erasing tool allows you to remove junk files like image cache, iTunes cache, invalid files, temporary files and crash log files. Just check the box behind and click the Erase button to clean the selected junk files on your iPhone.

Clean up Junk Files

2. Uninstall Applications

Step 1. Choose Uninstall Applications option to view all applications on your iPhone. You can also click the drop-down arrow next to Free Up Space in the left panel and pick Uninstall Applications to start scanning out the applications on your iPhone.

Uninstall Applications

Step 2. Scroll and view all the apps installed on your iPhone. Find the unwanted app and click Uninstall button to delete it from your iPhone.

Uninstall Completed

3. Delete Large Files

Step 1. Select Delete Large Files if you want to get rid of large files on your iPhone. You can also click the drop-down arrow next to Free Up Space in the left panel and pick Delete Large Files to find out all extremely large files.

Delete Large Files

Step 2. You can filter and find the specific files by setting file type and the minimum file size. After you find the large file that you want to erase, click Erase button to start the deleting process. And in case you want to make a backup of the large file, you can tick Backup before erasing box next to the Erase button.


4. Clean up Photos

Step 1. To manage your photos, you can go to the Clean up Photos option. You can also click the drop-down arrow next to Free Up Space in the left panel and pick Clean up Photos option to apply this feature. You are allowed to manage your photos with 2 handy features: Backup & Compress and Export & Delete.

Clean up Photos

Step 2. If you don't want to delete photos, you can choose Backup & Compress to make a backup of original photos and then compress these photos. Select the photos that you want to reduce the file size of and click Compress to compress the photos. You can also enable Backup original photos if necessary.

Backup and Compress

Step 3. As for Export & Delete, it can help you back up and delete your photos. You can select the date from the drop-down menu. Then Export or delete the selected photos as you like.

Export and Delete