Don't know how to delete photos from ipad/iPad mini/iPhone? That's an issue not only bothers you but many people. I've seen there are many posts at discussions.apple.com discussing about how to delete photos from ipad/iPad mini/iPhone. Some people say that there is no trashcan to delete a photo. Some say that the DELETE button is either gray or red, not allow users to remove photos from the iPad/iPad mini/iPhone. In fact, there are several ways to delete photos from iPad/iPad mini/iPhone. You can check out the following ways to achieve your goal.
We look at the comparison table of the 4 solutions first here, in the following content, we will talk about all solutions in detail
Delete photos with Wondershare TunesGo Retro (desktop software)
|Delete photos manaully||Delete photos with iTunes||Delete photos with a USB cable|
|Delete iPad/iPad mini/iPhone captured photos||
|Delete iTunes imported photos from iPad/iPad mini/iPhone||
|Delete photos from Photo Stream on iPad/iPad mini/iPhone||
|Delete Photo albums from iPad/iPad mini/iPhone||
Wondershare TunesGo Retro is an all-in-one solution that allows you to delete any unwanted photos in iPad/iPad mini/iPhone Camera Roll (iPad captured photos), iPad Photo Library (imported from iTunes), and Photo Stream. And it also enables users to delete a bunch of photos each time. Anyway, to delete photos from ipad easily and smoothly, Wondershare TunesGo Retro is your best choice. Moreover, it has a lot of other powerful functions.
• Delete Photos in iPad Camera Roll, Photo Library and Photo Stream;
• Remove photo albums from iPad without a hitch;
• Backup photos from iPad to computer or external hard drive;
• Create new photo albums and import photos from a computer to iPad;
• Transer music, video, photo, contact, message and more between apple devices and PC/Mac without iTunes
• Transer daten between iOS devices directly
• Transfer music (purchased/downloaded), photos, playlists, movies, TV shows, music videos, podcasts, iTunes U and audio books between apple devices and iTunes.
• Fix & optimize songs’ incomplete ID3 information, album cover to iPhone directly.
• Automatically convert iOS-unsupported music formats to compatible ones
• Intelligently export exclusive files to iTunes and automatically filter the duplicate files.
• Smartly merge all duplicate contacts.
• Perfectly rebuld your iTunes library.
• Convert live photos to GIF.
• Create GIF from images or videos
Step 1. Download and install Wondershare TunesGo Retro
Download Wondershare TunesGo Retro or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) and install it on your computer. Use your USB cable to connect your iPad with your computer and launch Wondershare TunesGo Retro. It will detects your iPad and display the iPad in its main window.
Step 2. Delete photos from the iPad/iPad mini/iPhone
Click the "Photos" tab in the left sidebar. This brings up the photo management window. And then you should click "Camera Roll", "Photo Library", or "Photo Stream" to open the photo corresponding gallery. Select your unwanted photos and click "Delete". It only takes you a few second to remove pictures from your iPad. To delete an photo album from your iPad, right-click on the photo album and click "Delete".
Users can delete photos directly on the iPad/iPad mini/iPhone manually. However, photos can be deleted manually are only these you've taken with your iPad and these in your Photo Stream. Here are the steps to remove iPad captured photos and photos in Photo Stream.
Step 1. Tap Photos app on your iPad.
Step 2. Tap Photos or Photo Stream tabs at the top of the window.
Step 3. Tap the image you want to delete and tap the "Delete" or "trash can"' icon.
IPad owners can delete photos directly from the gadget. This solution will only delete the photos that have been captured using your gadget, so there are either in your ‘Camera Roll’ folder or in your ‘Photo Stream’. Below is the step by step solution to delete photos from your ‘Camera Roll’ and ‘Photo Stream’
Step 1. Launch the Photos app on your iPad, choose the photos folder where the photos you want to delete are in, be it ‘Camera Roll’ or ‘Photo Stream’
Step 2. Select the photo you want to delete, tap the select button so that it allows you to select more than one photo, Look for the photos you wish to Delete.
Step 3. Tap ‘Delete’
Some people have mentioned that photos synced over with iTunes (or iTunes imported) can't be deleted on iPad. That's the truth. There is no option on an iPad allowing to delete this kind of photos. To delete these photos, you should either try solution 1 or via your iTunes on your computer. Below are the steps to delete all iTunes imported photos from an iPad with an iTunes.
Step 1. Connect your iPad with your computer via a USB cable and launch iTunes.
Step 2. Click your iPad and you can see the control panel for iPad. There is a tab named as "Photos". click it.
Step 3. Tick "Sync Photos from" and select an empty folder on your computer. Click "Apply" to begin the sync.
Actually, Apple allows you to delete photos you taken with iPad from computer easily. All you need to do is plug into a USB cable to the computer. Follow the easy steps below.
Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPad to your computer.
Step 2. The computer will detect your iPad and then mount your iPad as a removable disk drive.
Step 3. Find your iPad on your computer. Open it and click Internal Storage > DCIM. All photos you take are saved there. Choose your unwnanted photos and delete them.