[Detailed Guide] How to Remove iCloud Photos from iPhone Easily

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Duke Updated on Jun 27, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

iCloud Backup is one of the commonest methods to back up iPhone data. iCloud Photo Library and Photo Stream are the two main parts of backing up photos with iCloud. But, when you have finished backing up with iCloud, the photos are still on your iPhone. This will make iCloud Backup into nothing useful at all. How to remove the iCloud photos from iPhone after you have uploaded the photos? Here are the steps:

Step 1. Go to Photos App on your iPhone, check the messages at the bottom to make sure that all the photos have been uploaded.

Step 2. Back to the home screen and go to Setting > [your name] > iCloud > Photos.

Step 3. Turn off the iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream. When the iPhone asking about whether to delete the photos you have uploaded, please tap the button Delete.

Step 4. Back to the Photos App > Album. Then find the button Edit in the upper right corner. Tap it and delete the Photo Stream Album if it's not deleted.


How to back up iPhone photos when iCloud storage is full?

You may have already notice that iCloud only has 5 GB free storage, what if iCloud storage is full? Don't worry, you could still back up iPhone photos with your computer. Except for the sloppy iTunes, there are many kinds of iPhone data transfer. EaseUS MobiMover Free is one of the best choices. This is the first completely free iPhone data transfer and content manager in the world. It could help you to transfer everything from iPhone to a computer to back up.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC) with a USB cable and run EaseUS MobiMover. In MobiMover, choose "Phone to PC" to back up all your iPhone photos to the computer at once. Then, click the "Next" button to go on. 

How to back up iPhone photos to computer without iCloud - Step 1

Step 2. Select the category/categories you'd like to back up. It's an excellent choice to make a copy of all the supported file types on your iPhone using the data transfer feature. You can see from the screenshot below, MobiMover enables you to back up iPhone data on your desktop or customize the storage path by yourself. 

How to back up iPhone photos to computer without iCloud - Step 2

Step 3. Now, click the "Transfer" button to start backing up your iPhone photos to computer without iCloud. The transmission is high-speed, and you don't have to wait too long. 

How to back up iPhone photos to computer without iCloud - Step 2

In fact, MobiMover is also helpful at when you want to manage contacts on iPhone. It's really worth a try if you don't want to be stuck with iTunes.