Delete your unwanted iPhone photos in one quick purge | Cult of Mac
Join , subscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles. When you start getting low storage warnings, you have two choices: To free up space, you could go through your camera roll deleting photos one at a time.
You can use a cloud storage service —like iDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive—for this, but you have to be careful. When you sync files to a cloud storage device, deleting them on your iPhone or iPad will sync that deletion to your cloud storage drive.
Of course, you could also just hook your device up to your computer with a USB cable, and copy them over manually. Start by firing up the Photos app. However, you can still bulk select your photos pretty easily. On the Select Items page, tap and hold the last image in your camera roll.
Those things could be secure with a friend or family member but if the phone gets stolen from them or they eventually pass it on to someone else, you might not be so secure. The process above is quick and easy. Do your part to protect your digital identity and make sure to delete all info from your iPhone before selling. Clear an iPhone for friends and family to help avoid syncing and connectivity issues as well! The iPhone can be difficult to manage with two identities stored in one phone.
How to Delete All Photos from iPhone
You may have upgraded and be signed into a new phone but your contacts and images might start disappearing when your friend or family member deletes what they think are old or unneeded information. Becca is a blogger, freelance writer, and iDevice addict.
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