How to Delete Apple Watch Backups from iPhone

Don't let redundant backups hack precious storage of your iPhone! Navigate through this straightforward guide to remove individual or all Apple Watch backups at once from your paired iPhone.

Whenever you back up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud, the paired Apple Watch is automatically backed up. Hence, you don’t have to worry about backing up your smartwatch individually. To ensure junk files don’t clutter your iOS device, you need to delete your old Apple Watch backups from your iPhone from time to time.

Though the file size of Watch backup is generally not large unless it contains plenty of music and photos, it’s better to prevent unnecessary data from hacking precious storage. Based on your need, you can get rid of individual backup or clean up all the old backups of your Watch at once. Let me show you how it’s done the quick way!

Sponsored Links

How To Remove Apple Watch Backups from iPhone

Find Apple Watch Backup on iPhone

Step #1. First off, launch “Settings” app on your paired iPhone → Tap on “General.”

Tap on Settings Then General in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #2. Now, you need to tap on iPhone Storage.

Tap on iPhone Storage in iOS 11 Settings

Sponsored Links

Step #3. Next up, you will have to wait for a few seconds until the data has been loaded. Then, scroll down and tap on Watch.

Tap on Watch in iPhone Storage in iOS 11 Settings

Now, you can check out the App Size and the total Documents and Data stored by the Watch.

Step #4. Under Documents and Data section, you will see previous Watch backups with the date.

Sponsored Links

View Apple Watch Backups on iPhone

Delete Individual Apple Watch Backup

Simply swipe from the right to left on any Watch backup and then tap on Delete.

Alternately, tap on Edit button at the top right corner → tap on red button to the left of any backup → tap on Delete → tap on Done at the top right corner.

Sponsored Links

Delete Apple Watch Backup on iPhone

Delete All the Apple Watch Backups At Once from iPhone

If you want to delete all the Watch backups at once, just tap on Remove All Backups → Tap on Remove Now to confirm.

Delete All Apple Watch Backups from iPhone

Video: How to Delete Apple Watch Backups from iPhone

Sponsored Links

Wrapping up

It’s a smart way to keep a check on the redundant backups of the Watch. Have any feedback? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

You might also like to take a peek at these posts:

To read more such helpful guides related to watchOS, download our app and stay connected with us via Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is our editor-in-chief and reviewer who takes care of iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate for wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles

Apple Watch Series 4 and iPhone Xs Max Giveaway: iGeeksBlog 6th Anniversary Special

An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow.Yes, we are celebrating iGeeksBlog's...

15 Paid iPad and iPhone Apps Gone Free Today – 20 October 2018

iOS Games Gone Free TodayiOS Apps Gone Free TodayWhile there are tons of awesome apps available for free, a number of extraordinary ones come...

14 iPad and iPhone Apps Price Drop – 20 October 2018

What happens when you come to know that one of your favorite iPhone/iPad apps price has just dropped-and available at a huge discount? A...

Facebook Data Hack: 22% of Apple Employees To Delete FB Accounts

Recently, millions of Facebook users have been affected by the data breach, and following this, Apple employees are planning to delete their Facebook accounts,...