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5 Easy Methods to Delete Videos on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X/XS

Sofia Albert updated on Sep 18, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

There are many occasions where you need to delete videos from the iPhone, such as your children use your iPhone to make a bunch of trailers, iPhone has run out of storage, or you want to delete photos or videos that occupy a large amount of storage space. For whatever reasons, you can manually remove each video from the Videos app. However, if you have a large number of videos to get rid of, how to mass delete them without hassle? In that case, you need some useful and quick tricks to get it done. Here on this page, we collect all possible methods to delete single or multiple live videos, videos from Video Album/iMovie/TV, or videos that have been synced to iTunes, you can choose the way that works best for you, depending on your needs. By the way, you can also apply these ways to delete music on the iPhone

PAGE CONTENT:
Method 1. Quick Way to Manage and Delete Video from iPhone with MobiMover
Method 2. Delete Photos/Videos/Live Videos from Video Album
Method 3. Delete Video or Movies from Videos App
Method 4. Delete Videos from iPhone via Settings App
Method 5. Remove Movies/TV Shows from iPhone Using iTunes
Bonus Tip: How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

Method 1. Manage and Delete Video from iPhone with MobiMover

Though you can delete videos by default ways offered by Apple, EaseUS MobiMover can do more beyond your imagination. With MobiMover, you can not only delete Video from iPhone but also back up them to the computer beforehand. After removing, you can use it to free download a new video to your iPhone using a link/URL. Beyond that, it has more outstanding features for you to explore. Now, you can download one to start to manage and delete videos from iPhone.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer running Windows or macOS and run EaseUS MobiMover. Click "Trust" on your iPhone in the pop-up asking you whether to trust this computer. Go to "Content Management> Videos", and choose the category you want to delete videos from, including Movies, TV shows, and Music Videos.

How to delete videos on iPhone - Step 1

Step 2. To delete videos on your iPhone, you just need to select the videos you want to remove and then click "Delete".

How to delete videos on iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. After clicking the "Delete" button, a new window will appear asking for your confirmation. Choose "Yes" and MobiMover will delete videos on your iPhone in seconds.

How to delete videos on iPhone - Step 3

Method 2. Delete Photos/Videos/Live Videos from Video Album

It is easy for you to remove photos/videos/live videos from the photo album. You can:

Step 1. Go to your Photo app on the iPhone > Tap on the "Albums" button at the bottom.
Step 2. Find and open the Video album > Tap "Select" option on the top right.
Step 3. Choose the videos you want to delete > Click the trash bin icon on the bottom left.

Delete Videos from Video Album

Quick Fix to "Can't Delete Videos from Video Album" Issue

Using the three steps described above, you can easily remove unwanted videos from iPhone. However, sometimes the trash icon for every video is grayed out, so what to do if you still want to delete the videos when that happens? If you are experiencing the same situation, don't worry, you can remove it from iTunes. By deleting videos from iTunes, you can plug your iPhone into your PC or Mac, and open iTunes > Click on your iPhone tab in iTunes > Summary > Check the "Manually manage music and videos" selection.

Fix “Can Not Delete Video from iPhone”

Method 3. Delete Video or Movie from Videos App

Previously on the iPhone and iPad, the TV app was called the Videos app, but with the release of iOS 10.2, it was changed to TV. For that, many iOS users complained that they couldn't find the delete video button on the iPhone. If you are one of them, then you can delete videos from the TV app by following the steps below. 

Step 1. Open the "Videos" app on the iPhone or iPad.
Step 2. Tap on "Library" at the bottom of the screen > Tap "Download," and you will see all videos you downloaded.
Step 3. Tap on the "Edit" button at the upper left of the screen > Check the circle next to the Video> Tap "Delete" at the top right of your screen.

Delete Video or Movie from Videos App

Notice:
You can redownload movies you purchased from the iTunes store as long as you use the same Apple ID you used to buy them the first time.

Method 4. Delete Videos from iPhone via Settings App

If above methods we introduced are useless, you can also delete movies from Settings instead.

Step 1. Open the Settings app on iPhone > Tap "General" and then select "Usage."
Step 2. Scroll down to find "Video" or "Apple TV" in the latest version of iOS > Tap it.
Step 3. Tap the "Edit" button on the upper right-hand corner of the iPhone screen.
Step 4. Tap the red "minus" button next to the name of the videos you want to delete.

Delete Videos from iPhone via Settings App

Method 5. Remove Movies/TV Show from iPhone Using iTunes

If you want to remove videos from multiple iOS devices connected to this account, you can use iTunes to make it.

Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer, and then connect your iPhone to the computer. Open iTunes, and it will sync with your iPhone. Wait for a few seconds for the sync to complete.
Step 2. At the left panel of your iTunes, scroll down to find Movies and TV Shows.
Step 3. Select the videos you want to remove from your iPhone ( or you can filter the list using the links in the left column) > Right-click the movie.
Step 4. A context menu will appear, click "Delete" at the bottom of the list. 

Remove Movies/TV Show from iPhone Using iTunes

Bonus Tip: How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone

With the above methods, you can quickly delete the videos from iPhone or iPad. However, what to do if you mistakenly remove some critical videos? To help you retrieve the videos you deleted by mistake, we prepare a simple method for you to get them back. Using EaseUS MobiSaver - a professional iOS data recovery tool that can help you access and extract the videos from backup with no hassle. On top of that, it supports previewing data before retrieving, which allows you to find the data you want to recover more accurately. Now, you can download it to easily recover deleted videos from iPhone.

How to recover deleted videos on iPhone

Conclusion

Videos use up a lot of iPhone storage space, especially if you're using 4K videos. With the above methods, you can easily remove unwanted videos from iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X/XS. If you like this guide, please share it with your friends.