How To Delete Any And All Photos From Your iPhone Or iPad – Virtually everything on your iPhone takes 100% space, when your iPhone is running out of space, it’s your collection of photos and videos that will be the first to be deleted.
Whether you’re wanting a fresh start all together, or maybe transferring your photos to your Mac or other computer first, it can be helpful to know how to delete all or any photos from your iPhone device.
Before you delete your photos from your iPhone or iPad, make sure that you back up the photos and videos that you still want. When you use iCloud photos and delete a photo or video on one device, it’s also deleted on all other devices where you’re signed in with the same Apple ID.
Delete Photos On Your iPhone Or iPad
Free up space on your iPhone device by getting rid of old pictures, follow the steps below to successfully delete your photos on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 1; all starts with the photos app on your iPhone or iPad. Tap the albums option at the bottom and then all photos, which will bring up a full list of all of your photos. Once you’re looking at your photo library, tap select in the top right then select individual photos for deletion.
Step 2; you’ve done that, your photos will still need to be removed from the trash. Head back to albums and scroll to the bottom to find recently deleted. Once you choose select you can simply delete your photos or individually select your photos of you to prefer.
You can select all of your photos manually by opening your “all photos” folder, tap select, lightly tap the last photo, and then swipe across and up the screen. Even if you delete all of your photos from your iPhone device, you can still access them if you use a cloud storage app like Dropbox, Google photos, or one drive.
Recover Your Deleted Photos On Your iPhone Or iPad
In case you want to recover your deleted photos, follow these easy steps to do so;
- Open the photos app and go-to the albums tab.
- Open the recently deleted album.
- Tap select.
- Tap each photo that you want to keep.
- Tap recover and confirm that you want to recover the photos.
Apple makes it easy to bulk delete photos in the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad. Although there’s no option to delete all your photos at once, you can just highlight all the pictures for easy deletion.
If there are a few photos in a group that you don’t want to delete, tap them after all are selected to remove the checkmark and deselect the images.