Why Can't I delete photos from my iPhone Camera Roll?

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asked Apr 14 in iOS Tips by Jonathan
edited Apr 14

I have updated my iPhone 7 Plus to iOS 11 and thereafter I am not able to delete any pictures or video from my camera roll.

Already restarted my iPhone and as well as backed up my photos to computer.

How to fix this issue and how I can delete photos from my camera roll?

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answered Apr 14 by John (1,300 points)
edited Apr 14 by John

Hi Jonathan,

To fix the issue of “iPhone can’t delete photos from camera roll”, you can follow the below instructions:

  • Turn Off iTunes syncing.
  • Stop syncing albums.
  • Stop syncing all photos.

After following the instruction, you can then follow the below steps to delete photos from Camera Roll on iPhone:

Way 1: Delete iPhone Photos Individually From Camera Roll

  • Open the photo app on your iPhone and click on Camera Roll.
  • Now find and select the photos that you want to delete and then tap on “Trash” icon and confirm that you want to delete photo. The deleted photo will then get moved to “Recently Deleted” folder.

Way 2: Delete Multiple Camera Roll Photos on iPhone

  • Open the photo app on your iPhone and click on Camera Roll.
  • Tap Select located at top-right corner of the screen.
  • Now select the photos that you want to delete and then tap on “Trash” icon and then tap on “Delete” to confirm.

Delete Camera Roll Photos From iPhone

Way 3: How To Permanently Delete Camera Roll Photos From iPhone

If above two methods fails to delete your camera roll photos, then you can use third-party iOS Private Data Eraser to permanently erase camera roll photos from iPhone.

Here find out step-by-step guide how to permanently delete photos from iPhone using iOS Private Data Eraser software.

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