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How to Delete Photos from iPhone (All Photos Together & Permanently)

If you are an iPhone user, you need to delete photos from your iPhone from time to time to make more space for new photos. The process of deleting photos is taking much time and annoying if you delete photos on your iPhone one by one.

“Hi, my iPhone 6 is out of storage again and I need to delete all the photos in order to take new photos on it. I hate to delete photos on iPhone one by one. Is there any way to erase all photos from iPhone together?”

Before selling your iPhone, you need to erase all the photos on your iPhone carefully. If you don’t permanently delete photos on your iPhone, your photos may be recovered by others. That’s not good news for you.

“I am going to sell my iPhone 5s to change the latest iPhone 6s. I would like to permanently delete photos from iPhone. I don’t want others to recover photos from my iPhone.”

All the questions are about how to delete photos from iPhone. In this article, I will answer the two most asked questions for iPhone users:

Tips: Before deleting photos from your iPhone, backup them on your computer by transferring photos from iPhone to computer.

Part 1. How to Delete All Photos from iPhone

If you are using Mac computer, you can easily do this with Image Capture. It can easily delete all photos in camera roll from iPhone.

1. Connect iPhone to your Mac and run Image Capture

2. It will load all the photos in your iPhone camera roll. Select all the photos (Command + A) and click delete button to delete all the photos from iPhone.

Image capture

If you are using Windows computer, you can do this directly on your computer.

1. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable.

2. Go to “My Computer” to find the folder of your iPhone.

3. Go to the folder of your camera roll and delete all the photos in the folder.

Part 2. How to Permanently Delete Photos from iPhone

If you would like to erase photos permanently from iPhone, you need to use this professional iPhone Data Eraser. It is designed to help iPhone users to erase data on iPhone permanently for protecting privacy and selling.

To permanently delete photos from iPhone, you need to first delete photos from your iPhone using the method in Part 1. After doing that, follow the steps below.

Step 1. Run iPhone Data Eraser

Download, install and run this software on your computer. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. The software will detect your iPhone and load it to the interface.

connect iPhone

Step 2. Choose “Erase Deleted File” Mode

On the interface, you will see five options for erasing data from iPhone. Choose the second one “Erase Deleted File”. The software will automatically scan your iPhone to find deleted files, including photos, messages, videos, contacts, notes and other data in your iPhone.

scanning deleted photos on iPhone

Step 3. Permanently Delete Photos from iPhone

The software will list all the deleted files in your iPhone on the interface. You can check the photos and click “Erase Now” button on the interface. After confirm of the deletion, the software will delete photos from your iPhone permanently.

success delete

For anyone who want to delete photos from iPhone, this article will help you to do that easily no matter you want to delete all photos from iPhone or permanently delete photos from iPhone. This iPhone Data Eraser software can also delete everything on iPhone easily for you.