How to Delete Photos that iPhone Won’t Let me Delete Easily
Don’t know how to delete photos that iPhone won’t let me delete? Don’t worry. Read this post, which will offer you the easiest way to help you free the space of iPhone by deleting pictures and albums you can’t delete on your iPhone quickly.
Photos from my computer somehow got copied onto my phone. First, are those photos taking up space? Secondly, how can I get rid of them? It won’t let me delete those particular pics from my phone.
— A Reader from Apple Community
If you are in the same situation just like the above user described that iPhone won’t let you delete the unwanted photos from the camera roll/photo albums to free up your iPhone, then don’t be upset, cause you are here in the right place.
In fact, instead of syncing it with iTunes, there is another quick fix to help you tackle this ‘iPhone won’t let me delete photos’ issue easily. And here we’ll show you how to make it in the detailed steps.
Also Read: How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone >
The Tool We Use to Delete Photos from iPhone
AnyTrans is a powerful iOS data management tool, which can help you manage and transfer photos, songs, ringtones, videos, contacts, notes, text messages, etc. among iDevices, computers, iTunes library and iCloud accounts.
1. AnyTrans lets you view the photos in Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Panoramas and Bursts. Also allow you to remove multiple or all photos from iPhone/iPad directly.
2. AnyTrans also manages to transfer photos from iPhone/iPad to computer, to another iDevice, and even from one iCloud account to another without any data losing.
3. AnyTrans also supports other types of iOS data like music, videos, notes, contacts, messages, apps, books, voice mails, voice memos, etc.
Step 1. Download and launch AnyTrans on computer > Plug in your iPhone > Scroll down to manage files by category.
Step 2. Click Photos > You’ll see AnyTrans classified the photos in your iDevice to Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Albums > Choose Photo Library.
Step 3. Choose the photos you want to delete, and click the trash icon on the upper right hand to delete photos from Photo Library. (You can press Ctrl to start multi-selection.)
Bonus Tip：How to Delete Photo Album from iPhone
The synced photos are deleted but the empty albums are still on your iPhone. How can you delete them? Well, still with AnyTrans, you can delete the undeletable albums in your iPhone easily.
Step 1. Open AnyTrans on computer > Connect your iPhone with computer via a USB cable > Scroll down to manage files by category.
Step 2. Click Photos > Choose Albums.
Step 3. All your iPhone Albums will be listed on the left side > Right Click the Album you want to delete > Click Delete.
The Bottom Line
It’s clear to see that with AnyTrans you can delete any iPhone photo and album easily and safely. Moreover, it can also help you to keep the other iPhone data like music, video, ringtones, contacts, messages and better organized. So don’t hesitate to give it a free try.