Here’s How to Delete All Photos in iOS 7, Quickly

Prior to iOS 7, you could head to Settings → General → Usage → Photos and delete all photos at once. This functionality has been removed from iOS 7. One obvious reason might be to prevent you from accidentally deleting all photos. There is no undo when you delete a photo (you can only rely on backups).

But quite a lot of users want to know how to delete a lot of photos from their camera roll. The standard solution that you hear is to select photos en masse and then delete them. If you’ve got something like 1000 photos, that process is going to take a lot of time.

Sponsored Links

We wanted a solution that’s easier and quicker. Yes, I’d still love a kill switch – a single button that will let me select all photos instantly and delete them.

At least, I should have a switch that would let me select all photos at once. For some reason, Apple decided not to have this feature in the Photos app.

But the “Moments” view of the photos can actually be an easy way to select a whole bunch of photos at once and then delete them. Here’s what I’m taking about:

Step #1. Open the Photos app.

Sponsored Links

Step #2. Tap on the Photos tab from the bottom.

Delete Photos Quickly in iOS 7

You need to be in the “Moments” view. If you see “Collections” or “Years” on top, tap on the photos to get into the “Moments”.

The Moments view shows you a day-wise list of photos. (it organizes photos into collections based on the day the photos were taken)Select Photos Moments View in iOS 7

Sponsored Links

Step #3. Now, tap on Select on the top.

Step #4. Now, tap on Select for each of the photo collection you want to remove. Every time you tap on the Select against a date, all photos in that collection get selected (shown by a blue check mark).

If you want to exclude a particular photo from the collection, just tap on it and the check mark should disappear from it.

Select-Photos-to-Delete-Quickly-in-iOS-7

Sponsored Links

After you’re done selecting all the collections you want to delete, tap on the delete icon.

I admit that it’s not akin to selecting all photos at once and then deleting them but it certainly is faster than individual selection.

Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

Latest Articles

Sluggish Sales Relegate Apple to Lower Position: Fast Company

Apple is relegated to the seventeenth position in the list of the World's Most Innovative Companies, 2019. As per the list published by Fast...

22 iPad and iPhone Apps Price Drop – 21 February 2019

What happens when you come to know that one of your favorite iPhone/iPad apps price has just dropped-and available at a huge discount? A...

29 Paid iPad and iPhone Apps Gone Free Today – 21 February 2019

iOS Games Gone Free TodayiOS Apps Gone Free TodayWhile there are tons of awesome apps available for free, a number of extraordinary ones come...

Check the Battery Level of Bluetooth Devices Connected to Mac [How-To]: Three Methods Explained

Bluetooth devices are great as they are easy to carry around, and most importantly, no need to manage tangling cables. Everything works fine till...