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How to Delete Multiple Photos on iPhone

How to Delete Multiple Photos on iPhone

How to Delete Multiple Photos on iPhone

The iPhone is a fantastic device with a camera that rivals professional DSLRs. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and managing your photo library can become a daunting task. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of deleting multiple photos on your iPhone, freeing up space and decluttering your photo library.

Understanding the Importance of Photo Management

First and foremost, photos take up a significant amount of storage space on your iPhone. By regularly deleting unwanted photos, you can ensure that your device runs smoothly and efficiently.

Secondly, a cluttered photo library can make it difficult to find the photos you want when you need them. By keeping your photo library organized and free of unnecessary photos, you can easily locate your favorite memories at a moment's notice.

Preparing to Delete Multiple Photos

Before you start deleting photos, it's a good idea to back up your photo library. This ensures that you won't accidentally delete a cherished memory. You can back up your photos to iCloud, your computer, or an external hard drive.

Once you've backed up your photos, you're ready to start deleting. But before you do, take a moment to review your photo library and decide which photos you want to delete. This will make the process much smoother and more efficient.

Backing Up to iCloud: Backing up your photos to iCloud is a simple and convenient option. To do this, go to Settings >


Remember, you need enough iCloud storage to store all your photos and videos. If you run out of storage, you can buy more from Apple.

Backing Up to Your Computer: If you prefer to back up your photos to your computer, you can do so using iTunes. Connect your iPhone to your computer, open iTunes, and click on the device icon. From there, you can choose to back up your photos.

Keep in mind that backing up your photos to your computer will take up storage space on your computer. Make sure you have enough space before you start the backup process.

How to Delete Multiple Photos on iPhone

Now that you've backed up your photos and decided which ones to delete, you're ready to start the deletion process. Here's how to delete multiple photos on your iPhone:

  • Open the Photos app on your iPhone.
  • Tap on 'Photos' at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap on 'Select' at the top right of the screen.
  • Tap on each photo you want to delete. A blue checkmark will appear on the selected photos.
  • Once you've selected all the photos you want to delete, tap on the trash can icon at the bottom right of the screen.
  • A confirmation message will appear. Tap on 'Delete

    And just like that, you've deleted multiple photos from your iPhone! Remember, these photos will be moved to the 'Recently Deleted' album and will be permanently deleted after 30 days. If you want to permanently delete them immediately, you can do so by going to the 'Recently Deleted' album and tapping on 'Select' > 'Delete All'.


    Managing your photo library is an essential part of maintaining your iPhone. By regularly deleting unwanted photos, you can free up storage space and keep your photo library organized. Remember to always back up your photos before you start deleting, and take your time to review your photo library and decide which photos to delete. Happy decluttering!

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