Applies To: iPhones running iOS 8 and later
To improve your iPhone performance, you may want to free up your iPhone space occasionally. One of the most effective ways to get more storage on your device is to delete photos from your iPhone since images are always the biggest occupier of your iPhone space. Or after syncing photos from computer to your iOS device, you may have a lot of duplicate pictures on your iPhone. Therefore, you want to remove these items from your device. When it comes to deleting photos from iPhone, there are three free methods you can apply to do it, including:
There are two choices for you to delete photos from iPhone on the computer, either PC or Mac. You can remove your iPhone photos in batches or individually using EaseUS MobiMover or get rid of all the photos from your device using iTunes.
Powerful and fast, EaseUS MobiMover can help you get rid of the photos from your iPhone all at once or selectively. Whether you want to delete iPhone photos from PC or Mac, you can use this tool to get things done in three steps without iTunes. If you prefer, you can delete photo albums from your iPhone. With MobiMover, you can not only manage your iPhone photos on PC/Mac but also manage other file types, including videos, music, ringtones, voice memos, audiobooks, contacts, messages, books, and more. In addition to being an iPhone content manager, MobiMover also serves as an iOS data transfer tool and a video downloader that can help you:
Transfer Files to or from iDevices:
You can transfer the supported files between two iOS devices or between an iDevice and a computer.
Download Online Videos:
You can download videos from websites, like YouTube, Vimeo, Break, Metacafe, and more, to your computer or iDevice using URL.
Thus if you don't want to lose your iPhone photos completely, you can back up your iPhone photos to the computer first and then follow the steps below to delete them from your device.
The following steps show you how to delete iPhone photos from PC. You can apply similar steps to delete iPhone photos from Mac.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable, run EaseUS MobiMover, then go to "Content Management > Pictures > Photos". (If you prefer to remove photos from your iPhone by album, choose "Albums" instead.)
Step 2. If you want to delete all your iPhone photos at once, click "Select All" and tap the trash icon. If you intend to remove some specific items, select the photos you want to delete and then click "Delete".
Step 3. After tapping the "Delete" button, a new window will pop up asking for confirmation. Click "Yes" in the window to delete photos on your iPhone from the computer.
Actually, it's a trick to delete your iPhone photos from PC (or Mac) using iTunes. By syncing new photos or empty folders to your iPhone with iTunes, the existing photos on your iPhone will be replaced automatically, by which you can delete photos from your iPhone. This is also a way to delete photos from your iPhone that were synced from the computer. Before you apply this tip, remember that using iTunes will replace all the existing photos on your iPhone. Thus, if you intend to remove some specific items from your iPhone from the computer, using the method introduced in Part 1 is the optimal choice.
Step 1: Download and install the latest version of iTunes on your PC or Mac.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer and run iTunes if it doesn't open automatically.
Step 3: Click the device button and choose Photos.
Step 4: Click the checkbox next to Sync Photos and choose an empty folder from the drop-down menu of Copy photos from.
Step 5: Click Apply.
In case you need, the way to delete iPhone photos directly from the device is also provided here.
Step 1: Go to Photos > Albums on your iPhone.
Step 2: Choose the Album you want to delete photos from.
Step 3: Click Select to choose the items you want to remove.
Step 4: Tap the trash icon and choose Delete Photos.