How to Delete Documents on iPhone 6/7/8 Easily

Sharing is caring. Tell your friends and help them solve the same problem.

Duke Updated on May 26, 2020 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Generally, there are two kinds of documents on your iPhone, one is app data, the other one is the file. Most of the time, these documents won't bother you at all. But, when you have reached the iPhone storage limitation, you will find that some useless documents have taken lots of spaces. Deleting the documents on your iPhone is one of the easiest methods to make your iPhone faster and free up the iPhone storage, especially for new iPhone like iPhone 8.

There are two kinds of documents, thus you could find two methods here to delete documents on iPhone.

Method 1. Delete documents on iPhone with free iPhone data manager

Every time you want to manage files on your computer, you would think of iTunes. In fact, there are lots of documents that iTunes could not support. For example, you couldn't manage contacts on iPhone with iTunes. So, you need to find an iTunes alternative, which is even stronger than iTunes. EaseUS MobiMover is one of the top choices. It is a completely free iPhone manager for iPhone 4/5/6/7/8, nearly all kinds of iPhone devices. You could transfer, create, edit and delete documents on iPhone with it easily.

Click the button below download EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer and install it. Then follow the steps to learn how to delete contacts on iPhone with MobiMover.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer, either Mac or PC, with a USB cable. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and click "Content Management > Contacts".

delete contacts on iPhone - Step 1

Step 2. Click "Select All" to select all the contacts on your iPhone or tick the checkbox next to the items you want to remove to choose specific items, then click "Delete" to delete the selected contacts from your iPhone. (Before you remove these files from your device, you are recommended to make a backup of them by clicking "Transfer to PC".)

delete contacts on iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. After clicking the delete button, you will see a new window asking you whether to delete the selected items. Click "Yes" in the window to confirm your deletion.

delete contacts on iPhone - Step 3

Method 2. Delete documents on iPhone with Re-installing

For the app documents, you will have to uninstall the program and re-install it again to delete all the documents on your iPhone.

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone and find the app you want to delete.

Step 2. Slightly press the app icon on your iPhone screen until all the apps are shaking.

Step 3. Tap the cross button on the left top corner of this app. Please confirm that you want to delete this app to delete documents on your iPhone.

Step 4. Go to App Store>Updates>Purchased>My Purchases, you will find all app you have ever installed. Then switch to the tab Not on This iPhone, find your app and install it again.


Tips: If the App Store is not working on your iPhone is not working, please try to fix it with restarting.