PhoneClean 2.0 reclaims storage space on your iOS device

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PhoneClean 2.0 reclaims storage space on your iOS device

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET)

Feeling the storage crunch on your iPhone , iPod Touch, or iPad? A free utility may be able to help.

Last summer, CNET’s Matthew Elliott took iMobie’s PhoneClean for a test drive. The utility provides a “digital colonic” (Matt’s words), cleansing any iOS device of useless and unnecessary files that might be consuming valuable space.

However, Matt wasn’t willing to subject his iPhone 4S to PhoneClean’s mysterious ministrations, only his iPad.

Wuss.

As the braver, dumber, blogger, I decided to let the newly updated PhoneClean 2.0 do its thing on my iPhone 4S. And you know what? It works, though don’t expect miracles — at best you might reclaim around a gigabyte of space.

Of course, if your device has only 16GB or even 8GB of storage, that might be a big deal. And regardless of how much storage you have, if you’re running out of it, any extra space you can free up is welcome indeed.

PhoneClean scours internal memory in search of temp files, cached and offline files, cookies, script files, and “other” junk, which can get left behind by failed iTunes syncs. In version 2.0 (which… [Read more]

PhoneClean 2.0 reclaims storage space on your iOS device

PhoneClean 2.0 reclaims storage space on your iOS device

PhoneClean 2.0 reclaims storage space on your iOS device

PhoneClean 2.0 reclaims storage space on your iOS device

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