How to Delete Pictures From iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Deleting pictures from your iPhone is a simple process that can help free up storage space and keep your device organized. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to delete pictures from your iPhone. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Open the Photos App

To delete pictures from your iPhone, you need to open the Photos app. Look for the Photos app icon on your home screen and tap on it to launch the app.

Step 2: Select the Pictures

Once you have opened the Photos app, navigate to the album or folder where the pictures you want to delete are located. Tap on the album or folder to view its contents.

Note: If you want to delete multiple pictures, you can tap on “Select” at the top right corner of the screen. This will allow you to select multiple pictures by tapping on them individually.

Step 3: Delete Individual Pictures

If you want to delete individual pictures, simply tap on the picture you wish to remove from your iPhone. This will open it in full-screen view. At the bottom of the screen, you will see several options.

To delete:

  • Tap on the Trash Icon: Tap on the trash icon located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Confirm Deletion: A pop-up message will appear asking if you want to delete this photo. Tap “Delete Photo” to confirm.

Step 4: Delete Multiple Pictures

If you want to delete multiple pictures at once, follow these steps:

To delete:

  • Tap on “Select”: Tap on “Select” at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Select Multiple Pictures: Tap on each picture you want to delete. Selected pictures will display a blue checkmark.
  • Tap on the Trash Icon: Once you have selected all the pictures you wish to delete, tap on the trash icon located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Confirm Deletion: A pop-up message will appear asking if you want to delete these photos. Tap “Delete Photos” to confirm.

Step 5: Delete Pictures Permanently

Deleted pictures are moved to the “Recently Deleted” album, where they are stored for 30 days before being permanently deleted. If you want to remove them immediately, follow these steps:

To delete permanently:

  • Open “Recently Deleted”: Open the Photos app and tap on “Albums” at the bottom of the screen. Scroll down until you find “Recently Deleted” and tap on it.
  • Select Pictures to Delete: Tap on “Select” at the top right corner of the screen and choose which pictures you want to permanently remove.
  • Delete Permanently: Tap on “Delete All” or select individual pictures, then tap “Delete” to remove them permanently from your iPhone.

In Conclusion

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to delete pictures from your iPhone.

By regularly deleting unnecessary photos, you can keep your device clutter-free and ensure optimal storage space. Remember to always double-check the pictures you want to delete, as the deletion process is permanent.

We hope this tutorial was helpful to you. Thank you for reading!

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