I bet every iPhone owner got the most annoying pop up “Cannot Take Photo. There is not enough storage to take a photo.” right when they were trying to take the best photo of their life.
Solution? Delete photos from iPhone! In this article, you will learn 4 ways of mass deleting photos and videos from your device to free up storage on your iPhone.
Choose which way works best for you:
- Delete multiple photos from iPhone on computer (fastest way)
- Delete photos from Camera Roll
- Delete photos from the albums created on computer
- Delete all photos from iCloud
Delete multiple photos from iPhone on computer
Deleting photos from iPhone even on the biggest screen of iPhone Xs Max can be pretty troublesome. In this case, CopyTrans Photo is an absolute lifesaver – it helps you delete multiple photos from iPhone within minutes and also manage your Camera Roll. Follow the tutorial to learn how to mass delete photos from Camera Roll:
BONUS: CopyTrans Photo can even delete albums created with iTunes! Learn how to get rid of iPhone albums that won’t delete from the device.
Download CopyTrans Photo from the following page: Download CopyTrans Photo
Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to the installation guide.
Run the program and connect your iPhone. The iPhone albums and photos appear in the left-hand side panel.
Select the photos and videos you wish to delete from iPhone. TIP: To select multiple photos press and hold the CTRL key then click on each photo. To select all photos from a given album, press CTRL + A.
Right-click on the photos and click “Delete”. Or use the “Delete” key.
Click on the “Apply changes” button to permanently delete multiple photos from Camera Roll.
I use iCloud Photo Library
Unfortunately, CopyTrans Photo cannot delete photos from your iCloud Photo Library. But CopyTrans Cloudly sure can! Head over to the cloud photos deletion tutorial.
Delete photos from the Camera Roll
If you are in a hurry, you can always delete photos from Camera Roll on iPhone directly. It’s greatly explained on the official Apple website.
However, it’s not the most convenient method to manage your Camera Roll:
- if you don’t have 3D Touch, you cannot preview your photo,
- the screen is not big enough,
- not good to manage big libraries.
Delete photos from the albums created on computer
Due to Apple limitation, you cannot delete photos from the albums that were added via iTunes or any other third-party app. Thankfully, CopyTrans Photo can delete synced photos from iPhone in just a few steps.
Download and install CopyTrans Photo: Download CopyTrans Photo
Connect your device. Your synced albums will appear on the left side of the interface, under the Photo Library category.
To delete synced photos from iPhone, simply select them and press the “Delete” key on your keyboard.
TIP: You can also delete entire albums.
Once you are done, click on the “Apply changes” button to delete photos from synced albums.
I want to delete photos from iCloud
If you store all your photos in iCloud you can easily delete photos from iCloud Photo Library with CopyTrans Cloudly. Follow the tutorial below to free up space in your iCloud:
Download and install CopyTrans Cloudly:
Download CopyTrans Cloudly
Log in to your account and wait until your iCloud Photo Library is loaded.
Select the “Delete” option in the main menu to delete all photos from iCloud.
Wait until the process is finished and feel free to take more photos.
TIP: If you don’t want to lose those photos forever, simply back them up to your computer before deleting.
If you have question or comments on how to delete photos from iPhone, feel free to leave a comment below!