Mobile Applications Folder

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by mrholder, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. mrholder macrumors regular

    Jan 3, 2009
    I got down to 5.5 GB on the hard drive of my Macbook Pro. I ran a sweeper program on it and found that the Mobile Applications folder has a size of 69 GB's. I have not played most of the iPhone/iPad games in over a year. Would it be safe to delete the files? I don't really care that I'm risking that some of them are no longer on sale in the App store. If I haven't used them in a year, then it's no big deal to me to potentially lose access to some of them.
  2. Bear, Jan 17, 2014
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2014

    Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    Go in to iTunes and delete them from there. That way iTunes won't try and download updates. Also, the file names don't always properly match the App name.

    And if it's apps you don't care use nor will use, you may want to hide the App purchase in the iTunes Store.
  3. mrholder thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 3, 2009

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