How to Delete Photo Album on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you looking to free up some space on your iPhone by deleting a photo album? In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of how to delete a photo album on your iPhone. Whether it’s an album you created or one that came pre-installed on your device, we’ve got you covered.

Step 1: Open the Photos App

To begin, locate and tap on the Photos app icon on your iPhone’s home screen. This will open up the Photos app and display all of your albums.

Step 2: Access Your Albums

In the bottom menu of the Photos app, tap on Albums. This will take you to a screen where all of your photo albums are listed.

Step 3: Select the Album You Want to Delete

Browse through the list of albums and find the specific album that you want to delete. Once found, tap on it to open it.

Step 4: Tap on ‘Select’ in the Top Right Corner

In the top right corner of the screen, you will see a Select button. Tap on it to enable selection mode for this album.

Step 5: Choose Photos to Delete

Select individual photos within the album that you want to delete by tapping on them. You can also Select All by tapping on Select All, which is located at the top left corner of the screen.


  • If you want to select multiple photos at once, simply swipe your finger across each photo or use two fingers to tap on multiple photos simultaneously.
  • If you accidentally select a photo that you don’t want to delete, just tap on it again to deselect it.

Step 6: Tap on the Trash Can Icon

Once you have selected all the photos you want to delete, look for the Trash Can icon located at the bottom right corner of the screen. Tap on it.

Step 7: Confirm Deletion

A confirmation pop-up will appear asking if you want to Delete Photos. To proceed, tap on Delete Photos.


Deleted photos will be moved to your Recently Deleted album. They will remain there for 30 days before being permanently deleted from your device.

Step 8: Check Your Album

To ensure that the album has been successfully deleted, go back to the Albums screen and verify that the album is no longer listed.

Congratulations! You have successfully deleted a photo album on your iPhone. By following these simple steps, you can easily manage and organize your photo albums, freeing up valuable storage space on your device.

We hope this guide has been helpful to you. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out!

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