All owners of Apple smartphones regularly face a lack of storage space on their iPhone. Deleting applications helps for a while, it is best to clear your smartphone of unnecessary pictures or videos.
You must first transfer the pictures to a computer or find another suitable storage for your library.
When the data is backed up, you can start deleting photos from the gallery.
1. Quick selection of all photos in the gallery
It is very strange that the Cupertians did not provide for the possibility of selecting all the data from the application at once A photo. To do this, you have to resort to a certain trick.
▶ Open section Media library in the application A photo.
▶ Press the button Choose in the upper right corner.
▶ Highlight multiple pictures but keep your finger on the screen.
▶ Tap the status bar with another finger to jump to the very first photo.
In this way, it will be possible to select all the data in the gallery, and then delete them using a special button in the lower right corner. Don’t forget to empty the folder after deleting Recently deleted In chapter Albums.
2. Delete by albums
There is no option to clear all pictures in the shared library, but there is such a button in the albums section. If you want to delete all photos from a specific album, from a specific event, or simply erase all data of the same type (portraits, screenshots, panoramas), it is convenient to do this as follows:
◈ Go to section Albums applications A photo.
◈ Open the desired album or section with the file type.
◈ Click the button Choose in the upper right corner of the screen.
◈ Click the button Choose all in the upper left corner of the screen and delete the selected data.
After this procedure, again do not forget to empty the folder Recently deleted.
3. Deleting bulk videos
Most often, not pictures, but high-resolution videos take up a lot of space. You can open the corresponding section in the Albums section and delete videos there, but there is a more convenient way.
◉ Navigate the path Settings – General – iPhone Storage.
◉ Find the app in the list below A photo.
◉ Open section Watching private videos.
In this section, the videos will be sorted by the amount of space occupied, it will be possible to find the largest videos and delete them. And deleting from this section immediately clears the smartphone’s memory without moving data to a folder Recently deleted.
4. Delete photos via Mac
▣ Connect your iPhone to your Mac with a cable and unlock it.
▣ On macOS, launch the app Image capture. You can find it in Launchpad or search Spotlight.
▣ Press keyboard shortcut Command + A to select all pictures in the gallery and delete the data using the button in the top panel or the context menu.
After deleting, the photos will be permanently erased from the smartphone, bypassing the trash on Mac and the folder Recently deleted in iOS.
5. Deleting photos via Windows PC
No matter how strange it may look, it is most convenient to delete photos from iPhone using a Windows computer. When connected, the smartphone will be recognized as a camera or a removable drive and all data will be displayed in a standard file manager.
▷ Connect your iPhone to your Windows computer with a cable and unlock it.
▷ Open My computer or explorer and find your smartphone in the section with connected devices.
▷ The DCMI folder will be displayed on the device storage, where all pictures will be stored. It remains only to select them and delete them.
Such deletion will also permanently erase the photo. They won’t move to the Trash on your computer or the Recently Deleted folder on iOS.
Now you know about all the fastest and most convenient ways to clear your iPhone gallery from photos or videos.
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