2 Ways to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR

Are you running out of space on your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR because all of those full HD videos you have shot on your device have taken up all the storage space? No worries, this guide should teach you how you can remove videos from your iPhone to make space for other stuff.

By iMobie | Posted on: Aug. 31, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 14, 2018
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The iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR comes in many colors and storage options and unless you’re an ultra-rich person, you would settle down with the base model that offers the least amount of memory space. There’s nothing wrong with that, however, the issues will start to arise when you shoot videos on your device. Videos will quickly eat up the storage amount you have got on your device and you will be forced to get rid of some of the unwanted videos to shoot more videos.

In the following guide, you are going to learn how to delete videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to free-up memory space and make it available for other items. Let’s check out both the ways of removing videos from an iPhone X and iPhone XS (Max)/XR.

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Want to delete videos from your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with ease? This article is intended to show you two ways to remove videos from iPhone. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR via iTunes

iTunes is an all-in-one content manager for iOS-based devices. It allows you to back up your device, sync your content, play music, and do a ton of other things. It also allows you to do is delete movies from your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR. That means, your job’s easier with the iTunes app.

Let’s see how you can use iTunes to get rid of unwanted videos on your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR:

Step 1: Launch the iTunes app on your computer. If you use a Windows PC, double-click on the iTunes icon on your desktop and it will launch. If you’re a Mac user, launch the app from your launcher.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR that is loaded with videos to your computer. When it shows up in the iTunes app, click on Movies under iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR in the left sidebar and your videos list will appear in the right panel. Right-click on the videos you don’t want to keep and select Delete from Library.

Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR Using iTunes

Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR Using iTunes

The selected videos will be deleted from your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR and you will regain the memory space that was occupied by those videos. So that was how you could use iTunes to remove videos from an iPhone X.

If you are not careful enough, you can get your entire device wiped off with iTunes and therefore you should be cautious of what you are doing in the app. If that scares you and you don’t want to use iTunes, you have an alternative method available which is shown below. It will also let you easily remove videos from your iPhone XS (Max)/XR.

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)XR without Using iTunes

There are a few things that you can’t do without iTunes on your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR and deleting videos is certainly not one of those so relax. What makes it possible to remove videos from an iOS device without iTunes is an app called AnyTrans for iOS.

AnyTrans for iOS  brings with it tons of features that help you better manage content on your iPhone X/Xs (Plus). With its file viewing ability, you can view the content of your iPhone X on your computer screen and delete what’s unnecessary for you with a few clicks. It also lets you add content to your device should you want to do that without the help of iTunes. Last but not least, it lets you backup your device so that your data remains safe and secure all the time.

Without further ado, let’s free download AnyTrans app and then you can use the app to delete videos from an iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR:

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Step 1: Plug in your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR to your computer and then launch the AnyTrans for iOS app. You will see your device name on the app interface.

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR – Step 1

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR – Step 1

Step 2: On the category screen in the app, click on the option that says Movies. It is where your videos are located.

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR – Step 2

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR – Step 2

Step 3: You will find all of your videos listed on the app’s screen. Select the videos you want to delete and click on the delete icon as shown below.

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR – Step 3

How to Delete Videos from iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR – Step 3

Your selected videos will instantly be removed from your iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR. They’re gone for good.


With the iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR  video deletion methods explained above, you should be able to easily delete the videos that you don’t want to keep on your device anymore. It will make some extra space available for the apps or other items that you wish to add to your device. If you happen to be one of those users who dislike iTunes, AnyTrans for iOS should help you out. Just get this tool and have a free trial now >


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