How to Delete Synced Photos from iPhone?

Photography using iPhone is simple. But do you know what the toughest task after taking a photo is?

I know you are wondering. In fact, deleting a photo is the toughest task – provided the photo is synced. If you are using an iPhone, you will realize the matter.

And this brief guide on how to delete synced photos from iphone will explain everything.

Capturing a photo is easier on iPhone. The image is stored in your Camera Roll. And you can delete the picture as well. But trouble occurs when you are deleting the synced photos. They are not so easy to remove from your phone because the synced photos lack the delete option.

So, let’s check the details here.

What is photo synchronization?

In a nutshell, this is a type of storage service. If you synchronize your photos, they will be stored in your Google account. And the key benefit is that you can access the photos from anywhere.

You need to login into your account to get access to the photos.

How to delete synced photos from your iPhone?

Deleting the synced photos is not that easy. You know, the photos are not stored on your device. They are stored in another storage. So, you need to follow certain measures in order to delete them.

How to delete synced photos from your iPhone

Using iTunes

If you witness the issue, you can use iTunes to solve the problem. Check the steps here.

Step 1

Launch iTunes

Launch iTunes

As the first step, you have to launch iTunes on your computer. Then, connect your iPhone to the computer. iTunes will detect the device.

Step 2

Now, click on the Photos option. It is on the left of the menu in iTunes. From there, click on Select Albums. Next, deselect the albums you want to remove from synchronized photos.

Step 3

Click on Apply. Get out of the option. Your photos will be removed.

Bonus tips

For the convenience of the readers, here are two more tips as bonuses.

Tip 1

You can still remove the synced photos even without using iTunes completely. Simply follow the steps.

Launch the iTunes. Connect your device with a cable. iTunes will detect your device.

Now, click on the left top corner to get the Photos option. You have to mark to un-check the folders. Next, click on the Apply button. Your synced photos will be removed.

Tip 2

Alternatively, you can download any third-party software. Usually, the software arrives with the provision of removing all types of content – including photos.

They are effective and easy to use.

You can find the iPhone manager or similar other options. Browse the option, and there you will get the feature of removing the synced photos.

Select the photos you want to remove, and follow the instructions. Your synchronized photos will be removed instantly.

Frequently Asked Questions

What benefits can I have after photo synchronization in iPhone?

Synchronizing iPhone photos has lots of benefits.

The first advantage is accessibility. No matter where you are, you can easily access all your synchronized photos. Besides, the synchronization is compatible with different platforms. You can use your iPhone, iPad, or even a Mac.

The other advantage is the space you get. In fact, when you are synchronizing your photos, you are uploading those to cloud storage. As a result, you need not use the storage of your device.

At the same time, you can share some multimedia content too. Not only photos, but synchronization is also applicable to audio and video content as well. It is another advantage that you must count on.

Can I have my old photos on my iphone after synchronizing?

Of course, you can. When you synchronize the photos or other content, the old photos remain the same. There are no impacts on the old photos. Instead, you get some new photos on your device or in cloud storage.

So, you need not worry about the former photos. They are not deleted, instead, they remain the same.

How can I delete photos from my iphone?

Deleting photos on an iPhone is a simple matter. You need to open the Photos option from your phone. It is the gallery where all the photos are stored.

Now, you have to select the photos you want to remove. Once the photos are selected, delete them. The selected photos will be removed.

How can I delete photos from my iPhone

Still, there is another task. The deleted photos will be available in the “Recently Deleted” folder. The folder will keep the photos for the next 30 days. After the period, the device will automatically delete the photos. But you can do that manually too.

Select the photos. And then tap on the “Delete All” option. The photos will be removed permanently.

Last words

It was a brief guide on how to delete synced photos from iphone. Hopefully, you are now aware of the matter.

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About Thohidul Alam

Thohidul Alam is a Web Developer by profession and Content Writer by passion. He loves to write about gaming and technology guides. When he is not writing, he must be developing something!