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Structuring our memories in albums is something we do pretty often. But when the moment to delete photo albums from your iPhone comes, people start looking for fast and elegant solutions.
This article offers solutions to the delete any album from iPhone or any other iOS device.

Below are 3 effective methods to delete albums from iPhone:

Delete photo albums from iPhone with CopyTrans Photo

We at CopyTrans made sure that deleting albums on iPhone is smooth and fast – you can delete photos from an album and even an entire photo album from iPhone in as little as two clicks. Also, the solution is perfect to delete several photo albums from iPhone at once.

  1. Download CopyTrans Photo from the following page: Download CopyTrans Photo

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to the Installation guide.

  3. Start the program and connect your iPhone. The device’s photo albums appear listed in the left-hand side of the main program window. iPhone photos and PC photos

  4. Right-click on a photo album that you wish to delete and select “Delete album”.

    TIP: If you want to delete certain pictures from the album, follow our deletion tutorial.
    Right click on the album and choose Delete album

  5. Confirm deletion by clicking “Yes” on the prompt message. Confirm the deletion

  6. Click on the “Apply changes” button at top of the CopyTrans Photo main window.button to apply changes in copytrans photo

  7. The photo album is now deleted from the iPhone.

Photo album won’t delete from iPhone

Due to an iOS limitation, you can delete photo albums on the same device they were created. CopyTrans Photo is not able to delete albums created on iPhone. To delete such albums, refer to the method described below.

Delete albums in Photos app

  1. On the iPhone, open the Photos app and make sure that you are in the “Albums” view. Albums view in iPhone

  2. At the top-right, click on See All and tap “Edit” on the next screen. Click on Edit in top right corner

  3. Tap the red “-” which appears on the left of the album you wish to delete Delete albums from iPhone

  4. Photo album won’t delete from iPhone

    You can only delete albums created on the iPhone by following this method. The remaining albums will be greyed out. You can delete such photo albums with CopyTrans Photo as described above.

Delete photo albums created by third-party apps

Some apps like Snapchat or Instagram automatically create albums in your Camera Roll. If you don’t want to have them around, deleting them is easy!

  1. Just like in the previous method, go to your Albums view in Photos app and click See All. Albums view in iPhone

  2. In there, browse to your albums and tap “Edit” in the top-right corner. Click on Edit in top right corner

  3. To delete, simply tap on the red “-“, just like with usual photo albums on your iPhone. Delete albums created by App Store apps on iPhone

  4. TIP

    If you don’t want to lose the photos from those deleted albums, make sure to back them up to your computer.

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.