How to delete old backups from my Apple Watch

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We already know the compatibility that exists between your iPhone and your Apple Watch and having little storage space, it could be due to the backup copies that the smartwatch keeps.

This is done for certain periods of time and can lead to serious space problems in the long run. For this reason we will teach you how to delete old backups from my apple watch.

This is a very efficient way to optimize yours mobile and discard everything that is needed for nothing. This cleanup can recover several gigs of memory, as old Apple Watch backups are usually very large files. But don't worry, this tutorial will give you the precise instructions and you can erase them forever.

The different tricks we can teach you so that you can enjoy optimal performance of your electronic devices. They will always be there for you, as in the case where we show you how to force quit an application on Apple Watch when it's locked. But this time you will learn how to delete old backups from my apple watch.

How to delete old backups from my Apple Watch

So we want to reclaim space on our iPhone device, so we need to delete old backups from my Apple Watch. And in this way make the most of your memory of our cell phone. For this we will proceed as follows and take a good look at the steps you need to follow.

The first step is to go to yours iPhone and being in the main window you have to choose Settings, when you enter this window look for and select the General option. In this new window you will look for the iPhone Storage option. We will enter this window and look at different categories and the space each of them occupies on the phone.

We can scroll down to find the application we need, in our case we need to find Watch. When we find it we have to click on it, when we do we will see a sort of list at the bottom of the screen. It contains all the old backups that the system has saved.

Now we need to delete these copies and we will have two options for this, first we can choose one by one from the list and we will delete it manually. The other option is to delete all existing old backup copies by clicking on the option Delete all copies, this is the fastest way.

Erasing all old backups from my Apple Watch

This action may take a few minutes depending on how old you are backup you have stored on your iPhone. And it will be ready, you will have done a major cleaning and recovered storage space on your mobile. This type of maintenance is especially necessary if you have an old watch.

Since you will surely have quite a few old backups saved, these are usually archived when an update has been done operating system. But it can be periodically updated when the system deems it convenient. So these copies are stored in this place taking up space in the memory.

While it is also true that backups are needed, it is also true that you clean old ones that have been kept for a long time. This is why it will be important that you do these maintenance and whether you can choose what you want or not to delete, you can do the same with those applications you no longer use and have room for new ones.

In this way we finish this interesting, informative and simple tutorial which did not help us to understand why the lack of memory in our iPhone device. And the correct way to   delete old backups from my Apple Watch. So you can do periodic maintenance and erase information that is not needed forever and just take away memory space.

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