How to Delete Recently Deleted Photos on iPhone

Want to remove recently deleted photos from iPhone? Read the post to know how to delete recently deleted photos on iPhone.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: Apr. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2018
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On iPhone, it’s easy to delete the photos and videos that you don’t want anymore. Just tap the Trash icon and you’re done. When you delete a photo, it goes into your Recently Deleted album. They’ll stay in there for 30 days and then they’re gone forever. If out of the purpose of freeing up iPhone space, you need to permanently remove the recently deleted photos from iPhone, the post can help you pinpoint the issue.

How to Delete Recently Deleted Photos on iPhone

Step 1 Open the Photos app and go to the Albums tab.

Step 2 Open the Recently Deleted album and tap Select.

Step 3 Tap each photo or video that you want to keep.

Step 4 Tap Recover and confirm that you want to recover the photos.

How to Delete Recently Deleted Photos on iPhone

How to Delete Recently Deleted Photos on iPhone

Bonus Tip to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer

Before permanently removing photos in the Recently Deleted album from iPhone, we advise you to make a local backup for the important pictures. To back up all iPhone photos to computer, AnyTrans for iOS is a good choice, which enables you to transfer all photos on your iPhone to computer, including Camera Roll photos, Photo Stream photos, iTunes synced photos, iCloud sharing photos and album photos, or all the photos of some specific album to your Mac in just one click.

Here download and install AnyTrans for iOS to Mac or PC.

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Step 1 Run it > Connect your iPhone to Mac computer with USB cable > Click Device Tab on Homepage of AnyTrans for iOS > Click Content to Mac button.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 1

Step 2 Select the photo categories you want to transfer, like Camera Roll, Photo Library (the photos Synced from computer), Photo Video (the videos taken by iPhone), etc. > Click Select button to pick up output folder > Click Right Arrow button to starting transfer all iPhone photos to Mac.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

Step 3 View the exported photos on your Mac computer. You’ll see all the kinds of photos keep organized, just like the following screenshot shows, you can easily find the photos you like.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer – Step 3

The Bottom Line

Before permanently removing recently deleted photos from iPhone, to back up them to computer turns to be better. As you can see, AnyTrans for iOS can help you make it with ease. Head to get the tool installed to have a try right now >

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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