How to Fix iPhone Photo Storage Full but No Photos on iPhone 5/6/7

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Jun 25, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Recently, many users have troubled with a problem, that is iPhone always says iPhone Photo Storage Full but no photos on iPhone, especially for some old iPhone devices, like iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S or iPhone 7. When faced with this issue, our first impulse is to delete some unnecessary files from iPhone or export some important content from iPhone to the computer to free up iPhone space.

Here, on this page, we will show you 2 effective solutions to fix iPhone Photo Storage Full on iPhone 5, 6, 7, 8, and X:

Fix 1 for iPhone Photo Storage Full - Transfer photos/files from iPhone to PC/Mac

Exporting files from iPhone to a computer is a quick way to clear iPhone space and safekeeping before you delete your photos or some other contents from your iPhone. Then, how to transfer photos or other data from iPhone to PC or Mac in the simplest way for free? Try EaseUS MobiMover Free, the top one iPhone data transfer software to help you back up iPhone to the computer without iTunes, add content to iPhone/iPad without previous data wiping and sync file between two iOS devices directly. Follow steps below to upload iPhone photos or more to the computer in one-click.  

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC). Launch EaseUS MobiMover, then choose "Phone to PC" and click the "Next" button to continue. If you prefer to transfer photos from your iPhone to computer selectively, go to "Content Management" > "Pictures" > "Photos" instead.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Choose "Pictures" from the displayed data categories. You can also transfer other files together to free up iPhone space or for backup. And, you are free to save the exported iPhone files on your local computer or USB flash drive. 

How to transfer photos from iPhone to computer - Step 2

Step 3. Then click the "Transfer" button to start transferring photos from iPhone to computer. Wait patiently for the process to finish and then go to check the exported items.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to computer - Step 3

Fix 2 for iPhone Photo Storage Full - Delete apps to save space for photos

To delete apps on your iPhone is one of the valid ways to release iPhone memory. You can do it in following two ways.

1. Go to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage (iOS 10 or former) or iPhone Storage(iOS 11 or later) > Manage Storage. You see the list of apps along with how much storage they use. Tap the app you want to remove, and choose Delete App.

2. Go to the Home Screen on your iPhone, press and hold the app you want to delete until it begins to wiggle. Tap the X icon in the left upper corner and tap Delete to permanently delete it from your iPhone.  

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