Many people delete photos from iPhone mostly because photos occupy so much space, and the photo app that is built into every iPhone allows you to edit photos. However, chances are that, suddenly you can no longer delete pictures from your device like you used to, tapping the dustbin button. Just like the following 2 cases:
“I can’t delete pictures of my iPhone 6 that I downloaded from my Macbook air.”
“Why can’t I delete some photos from my iPhone 5S? There is no trash bin at the bottom of some of the photos so what option do I have to delete these photos?”
Here we will discuss why you can’t delete some photos from iPhone and how to fix it easily.
The introduction of iCloud Photo Library changed the file permissions for all image and movie files in an iCloud managed directory. After the change you would no longer delete a photo off your device while it was mounted as a removable device, although you could always delete it using the Photo app on the device itself.
This change not only broke the simple act of manually removing them from the comfort of your computer but it also broke any application workflow that replied on importing and then deleting media content.
As long as the device is linked to an iCloud account with picture management enabled, you can’t remove files unless you do so through the phone.
If you suddenly find your iPhone won’t let you delete pictures, but you need to quickly remove some of them, that’s very simple. With the software, iPhone Care Pro for Mac, you can not only fix “can’t delete photos from iPhone” problem, you also remove your photos from your iPhone completely. It means you will never worry about your private photos leaked out, and save more space in case your iPhone is almost full. All iOS 9, 8.4, 8.3, 8.2, 8.1 devices, including iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5, 4s are supported.
Step 1: Run the program connect your iPhone to Mac with USB cable.
Step 2: Once the software detects your device, it will automatically display the general usage of your device’s capacity.
Step 3: Select Files Manager at the left side of the interface. You will see several categories: contacts, photo, music etc. choose Photo, click “Photos” and go on.
Step 4: Then all your photos will be presented here. And choose the one you want to delete. Click “Delete” button.
Within the steps, you will successfully delete the photos you don’t want from your iPhone. if you consider some photos to be useful in the future, you can also transfer photos from iPhone to your Mac, instead of deleting them for good.
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